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Administrative Systems Support

Technical support is available to college employees who work with core systems the college uses to perform key business operations. Choose one of the enterprise systems listed below for details on support and service levels.

SBCTC Core Systems

The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) provides most of the core systems we use to maintain business operations for our college. 

  • Personnel and Payroll System (PPMS) – Manages human resources and payroll processing functions.
  • Financial Management System (FMS) – Administers and manages financial and accounting functions including accounts payable, budget management, cashiering, and general ledger
  • Student Management System (SMS) – Administers and manages majority of student-related business functions including admissions, records, registration, course management, grades and state reporting
  • Financial Aid Management System (FAM) – Administers and manages financial aid functions including needs analysis, application tracking, award management, student loans, student work monitoring, external reporting, and disbursements.
  • Production Management System – Allows batch production of job scheduling which generates reports, and automates processes to run on a specific schedule.

College Systems

Other enterprise systems and applications provide additional business operational support in addition to SBCTC core systems. These include:

  • Canvas Learning Management System – Maintains the college’s online classroom, providing Faculty with a toolset to manage grades, assignments and student progress, and tools to engage and maintain open communication with students.
  • Document Management System – Provides a historical electronic archive of documents required to retain legally, to comply with document retention rules.
  • Digital Forms and Workflow - Provides a web-based platform for deploying and managing the routing, tracking and approval processes for electronic forms.
  • Emergency Alert System - Provides platforms for broadcasting emergency messaging to the campus community, and providing subscription-based services for the campus community.
  • 25Live - Provides room scheduling software used by the college for scheduling classes, meetings and events.
  • Data Management and Requests - Access to data sets and tools for data analysis and reporting.