Students of Color Conference (SOCC) Application
-> Thu April 18 - Sat April 20 (incl. transportation)

-> Yakima Convention Center, 10 N 8th St, Yakima, WA

-> Free for students. Hotel for 2 nights, registration fee, transportation in vans, and most meals will be covered by North Seattle College. Spots are limited and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

-> Students are eligible if they submit an application by the deadline, have a 2.0 GPA, and are enrolled for 5 credits at North Seattle College during spring quarter. Special cases will be considered.

Contact: or stop by office CC1446B.

-> Check out last year's program:
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Over 900 students from all over Washington State attend SOCC!
This 3-day event has been happening since 1990 and is a great opportunity for all students to learn about diversity, experience an affirming environment, and explore their own and others’ identities. You will improve your skills for navigating college, employment, activism, self-care, and more.
The conference consists of workshops, keynote speeches, networking, and fun activities, e.g. dance, game room, open mic, and much more.
SOCC welcomes students of all ages, religions, sexual orientations, citizenship status, dis/abilities, genders, ethnicities, nationalities, political beliefs, etc. White allies are welcome and get a chance to learn about white identity and privilege. The goal of the conference is to support all students to become more active participants in your own lives.

SOCC provides a positive place for meeting role models and students from other colleges in WA State. Discover resources, boost your confidence, and have fun!

Space is limited, so apply today!

Email address *
Applications are due Monday, March 11 at 5:00pm.
SHORT ESSAY: Why are you interested in attending the Students of Color Conference? How will the conference benefit you academically, personally, and/or professionally? 100-200 words *
Your answer
SHORT ESSAY: Please tell a personal story or provide an example that shows your understanding of systemic inequality in the U.S., in relation to race, gender, sexuality, nationality, dis/ability, or other identities. 100-200 words *
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Full Name (legal) *
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Preferred Name (if different from legal)
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Pronouns (they, she, he, ze ...)
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Email *
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Phone *
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Student ID Number *
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GPA (cumulative, or best approximation) *
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Are you enrolled at North Seattle College for 5 credits or more during spring quarter? *
Which Orientation will you attend? Orientation is mandatory and will cover: what to bring, how to prepare, conference program and rules, transportation, food, hotel, meet the chaperones, Q&A. All Orientations take place in room CC1442. *
Dietary restrictions *
T-Shirt Size (you will get a free T-Shirt) *
Gender Identity
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Racial Identity (required by conference organizer) *
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Age *
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I certify that all answers on my application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that false or misleading information in the application may result in denial or withdrawal of offer to participate in the conference.
Please type your initials and today's date if you agree with the above statement. *
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I am available to attend the entire Students of Color Conference, including travel time (10:00am Thu April 18 - 4:00pm Sat April 20). I agree to follow the North Seattle College Code of Student Conduct and all applicable rules and policies. I agree to attend 1 Orientation and all scheduled events which the conference entails. If accepted to attend, I agree to share my email address with other students who are attending.
Please type your initials and today's date if you agree with the above statement. *
Your answer
Applications are due Monday, March 11 at 5:00pm. Acceptance emails are sent out by Wednesday, March 13. Orientations take place in room CC1442.
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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