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About SIDs, PINs and IDs

ctcLink Identification Number

  • As of August 19, 2015, current students will no longer use their Student Identification Number (SID) and PIN due to a system-wide technology upgrade.
  • After August 27, 2015, activate your new ctcLink account. Be sure to make note of your new ID number and password!
  • Students entered into the ctcLink system after summer quarter do not need to activate an account.

Visit the ctcLink Information page for more information.

Why should I get an ID card?

  • For purchasing and returning items at the SCC Bookstore
  • To check out materials from Media Services
  • To use the athletic facilities
  • To pick up financial aid checks
  • For student discounts at area stores, movie theaters, etc.

What do I need to get an ID card?

  • A copy of your schedule for the current quarter or your tuition receipt
  • Picture ID
  • Your SID number

Where do I get an ID card?


Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Saturday 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
(Hours vary during breaks and summer quarter.)

Do I get a new card every quarter?

  • No, a sticker is added to your ID card each quarter and is available at the Cashier's Office (Building 15) or in Media Services.

What if I lose my card?

  • Replacement ID cards are $2.00, payable at the SCC Library across from Media Services. Please bring your receipt, current schedule and a picture ID to Media Services to receive your replacement card. Your schedule and picture ID are required.