ctcLink for Prospective and New Students


Apply for Admission

Prospective students, including prospective Running Start students, use the statewide ctcLink admissions portal to apply to Green River College.

Apply to GRC today

To learn more about admissions to our colleges and to get assistance, please visit our admissions team web pages:

  • Detailed instructions for web admissions are available online.
    Note: the username and password you create as a prospective student to apply in the ctcLink admissions portal is separate and different from your ctcLink ID number and password you will receive when you are admitted as a new/current student.

Do This First: Activate Your Account as a New Student

After you submit your application, your college admissions office will review and process your application and send you an email. Your admissions email will include your unique ctcLink ID number.

Login to ctcLink / Activate Account

You will use your ctcLink ID number to activate your account. (You only need to activate once.)

  1. Go to the ctcLink Gateway page.
  2. Select “Activate Your Account”.
  3. Use your first name, last name, date of birth, and ctcLink ID number to activate your account.

Need Help?

Our IT Student Help Desk can take any questions or concerns you have!

For assistance with technology issues including student email, Canvas, ctcLink, Office 365 and more please:

Contact the IT Student Help Desk