Student Identification & PIN Numbers

Student Identification Number

Students are issued a student identification number at the time of admission. Disclosure of Social Security numbers is not mandatory, except for the purposes of financial aid, Federal HOPE Scholarship tax credit, employment in any position at Shoreline including work study and workforce or unemployment reporting. Voluntary disclosure is authorized for the purposes of academic transcripts and assessment/accountability research. Your Social Security number is confidential and will be protected under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.



By default at the time of admission, your personal identification number (PIN) is your six digit birth date, without spaces or dashes. Students are strongly encouraged to change the PIN as soon as possible here.

Library Media Services: Getting an ID card
Students getting their ID cards.


How to get your ID card 

  1. Come to the Ray Howard Library with a copy of your current class schedule.
  2. If you do not have a current schedule, you can print one at the Reference Desk in the Library for free.
  3. You must have paid some tuition or have made other arrangements for tuition (for example, Financial Aid).
  4. Bring photo ID (such as a driver’s license or passport).
  5. Go to the Check Out Desk and show them your current class schedule and your photo ID. They will make you a Student Identification Card.

Each quarter that you attend Shoreline Community College, you may obtain a free sticker on the back of your ID card that is needed to get a parking pass or rent text books at the bookstore. Stickers may be obtained by showing a current class schedule at the library checkout desk, the college cashier and the bookstore.

Your first Shoreline ID card is free. Replacement cards cost $15. Use the same card every quarter - just get a new sticker. Contact the library if you have any questions, 206-546-4556.