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Steps to Earning CTE Dual Credit

1. Enroll in an eligible class at your high school or skill center

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2. Create an account in Statewide Enrollment & Reporting System (SERS) & Register your high school class(es) in the SERS system

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3. Register & Pay during the same school year you take the eligible high school class(es)

  • Registration System is open December 1st - June 15th
  • Payment System is open December 1st - June 20th 
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4. Earn a grade of “B” or above

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College Credit earned through CTE Dual Credit is posted to a college transcript from the awarding college.

Credit earned will be part of your permanent college record & college GPA.

Please read each of the steps below before proceeding with your registration

To Earn Credit:

  • Register to earn credit in CTE SERS
    • CTE = Career & Technical Education
    • SERS = State Enrollment & Reporting System
  • Pay $50 fee 
  • Complete your class with "B" grade (3.0) or above

To Register:

On CTE SERS website, Click on "STUDENTS" square

Are You a New Student?

  • Click "Create New SERS Account"
  • Follow the directions to complete your profile
  • Please remember that the information you enter for your profile will be used to create a REAL college transcript
  • Use your legal name
  • Enter your birth date correctly

Please use a personal email address - one that will be accessible to you both now & after graduation

Do not use your school email!

Are You a Returning Student?

  • Login with Username & Password
  • Forgot your login? Enter your email address to have your login information sent to you
  • Not sure which email you used?  Ask your teacher or career specialist to look it up or send our team an email at

When Emailing our Office, Please Include:

  • Full name
  • Birthdate
  • High School

Are You Looking for Credit for Class from a Prior School Year?

  • Do not pay online for prior year credit!
  • Email our team 
  • Attach your high school transcript 

Creating Your SERS Account 

Learn more about registering for classes by following along with the video 

1. From Student Home Page

  • Click "Registration" 
  • Click "Register for Classes"
  • Do not select any options for the drop-down menu except the high school or skill center where you are taking the class!
  • Verify your high school is shown in the drop-down menu
  • Click "Search"
  • Place a checkmark in the box to the left of each of your classes
  • Click "Register Classes"
  • On the next screen, select your teacher then click "Save & Register"

2. Review and Confirm

  • Check your email for a confirmation of registration from SERS
  • Save email confirmation for your records
  • SERS email includes your CTE SERS ID number
  • You will need your CTE SERS ID number to pay online (TP3-XX-XXXX)

3. Pay Fee

  • Pay one non-refundable fee per school year
  • Refunds are not given - even if you do not make the grade
  • We accept credit/debit cards, checks, or money orders
  • We do not accept cash payments
  • Student Payment Website:
  • Make check or money order payable to PNWCC. Write student name and/or SERS ID on the memo line of the check
  • Mail payment to our office at: PNW College Credit, MS N215, 3000 Landerholm Circle SE, Bellevue WA 98007
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Please Note

  • Make sure to register in SERS prior to making payment
  • Make the grade! Earn a "B" (3.0 ) grade or above in your high school class
  • Do not be alarmed if your grade is not entered on June 15
  • A late fee of $15 per year will be assessed for all payments made after the June 15 deadline (total of $65)
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Important Dates

  • Registration opens: January 17
  • Registration and Payment Deadline: June 15 (every school year)
  • Teachers input student grades before June 30

Current Classes Offered at Our Partner Schools

Select your school district and follow the link to view a spreadsheet of classes currently offered at your school that are eligible for college credit through CTE Dual Credit at PNWCC.