Important Dates

Fall Quarter 2020

November 6

Institutional Meeting Day (non-instructional day)

November 11

Veterans Day (holiday)

November 26-27

Thanksgiving Break (holiday)

December 4 (by 12 noon)

Last day for partial withdrawal with a "W" notation

December 7-11

Finals Week

December 11 (by 12 noon)

Last day for complete withdrawal with a "W" notation

December 11

Last day of the quarter

December 15

Grades available on transcripts

Winter Quarter 2021

October 14

Registration dates/times available for students online

October 21

Registration - continuing students starts

October 21

Tuition payment plans (TPP) begin

November 4

Registration - new advised/applied students starts

December 15th

Tuition due

December 25th

Christmas Day (holiday)

January 1st

New Year's Day (holiday)

January 4th

1st day of the quarter - classes begin

News and Information

Welcome to Fall Quarter 2020

Fall Quarter begins Tuesday, September 22. Classes will be offered mostly online, but we will offer some face-to-face opportunities, including some of our science and workforce labs. SVC offers lots of support services and resources to help you be successful. Please view our Remote Services page for more important information:                 

Technology Resources Available!

Library staff is available to distribute materials on a limited basis. Materials can be picked up at both the Mount Vernon and Whidbey Island campuses.
  • Priority check out for Basic Education for Adults (BEdA) students on September 15 and 16
  • Check out opens for all students on September 17
Library staff will not be on campus or available Friday-Sunday during the Summer quarter. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, visit the Library Checkout page.

Winter Quarter MySVC Accounts Now Available

eLearning access note:
If you are not registered for Winter Quarter, you won't be able to access Canvas or any on-campus computer resources until you are registered.  Winter Quarter accounts  are available now, but you may not see your classes until the first day of the quarter on January 4th. Click here for the Student Guide to Canvas 

Wonder how to find your eLearning class?

To find your online class, use the online class look-up here :
All classes will be on Canvas, use the look-up for details on your classes.    

New: Request Preferred Name

We now have a new form to request your preferred first name to be used at SVC:

Microsoft Office Free for SVC Students

Did you know that you can get Microsoft Office for free if you are a current SVC student?  See these instructions on how to access it: Instructions for accessing Microsoft Office

MySVC Rave Alerts

For alerts regarding schedule changes due to weather and any other emergencies, make sure you sign up for email and text alerts via Rave: Sign up for MySVC Rave alerts here

IT HelpDesk Call Center

Student support is available for all SVC online systems:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 360.416.7766
Hours: M-F 8am to 5pm
In-person: By Appointment
Click here to visit the Information Technology page for more information.

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SID & PIN Instructions

Your SID & PIN are required to access registration, payment & account tools. Your Student ID (SID) is a 9-digit assigned number given to you during the admissions process. Not sure? Look up your SID using the MySVC Student Toolbox.

Your default PIN is your birthday in MMDDYY format. For example, January 1st, 2007 would be: 010107. We suggest you change your PIN from the default for security reasons.

MySVC Edu Apps Login Instructions

These instructions are for logging into Canvas, MySVC email, docs, and calendar. Your MySVC Username is your first initial, last name, and the last four digits of your Student ID.

For Example: John Smith
SID # 740020987
Your username is: jsmith0987
NOTE: When logging in to Canvas or MySVC email, you need to enter your full email address as the username
Your email address would be: [email protected]
Lookup Your MySVC Username and Email Here

There is no default MySVC password, you will have to assign yourself a password on the MySVC toolbox here:

You will need to know your SID, PIN, and last 4 digits of your Social Security Number (SSN) to set/change your password.  See the first-time user instructions for more details: First Time MySVC Account Instructions PDF

If you need help with setting/changing your password, contact the Help Desk: View IT Help Desk Information

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