International Education - International Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2016-2017

Quarter

Classes Begin*

Classes
End

Admission Application Deadline**

Homestay Application Deadline***

Spring 2016

April 4

June 17

February 15, 2016

February 15, 2016

Summer 2016

July 5

Aug. 24

May 15, 2016

May 15, 2016

Fall 2016

Sept. 26

Dec. 13

August 15, 2016

August 15, 2016

Winter 2017 Jan. 4 March 23 November 15, 2016 November 15, 2016
Spring 2017 April 3 June 16 February 15, 2017 February 15, 2017

* New students should arrive about one week before classes begin for testing, registration and orientation. Also see the main college academic calendar.

** Admission Applications may be accepted on a case-by-case basis after the deadline.

*** Late fee of $150 applies if Homestay Application is received after the deadline.


Fall 2016 - Orientation Events (Fort Steilacoom Campus)

Day

Event & Location

Time

Monday, September 19 - Tuesday, September 20

IEP Testing
Location: Cascade 523

Session 1:
9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Session 2:
12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.




Thursday, September 22

Homestay Orientation
(Mandatory for all students living in homestay)
Location: Cascade 332

New Student Orientation (Mandatory for all new students)
Location: Performance Lounge

8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.




Friday, September 23

IEP Orientation
(Mandatory for all IEP students)
Location: Cascade 332

College Orientation
(Mandatory for all new students)
Location: Cascade 332

8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Saturday, September 24

New Students Seattle Trip

10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Monday, September 26

First Day of IEP Classes

First Day of College Classes

*Schedule provided at IEP Orientation

*Schedule provided at time of registration

Fall 2016 - Orientation Events (Puyallup Campus)

Day

Event & Location

Time




Tuesday, September 20

Homestay Orientation
(Mandatory for all students living in homestay)
Location: College Center Room 250

New Student Orientation - Lunch will be provided

(Mandatory for all new students)
Location: College Center Room 250

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 24

New Students Seattle Trip - Meet outside the Allied Health Center Building

10:15 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Monday, September 26

First Day of College Classes

*Schedule provided at time of registration

Winter 2017 - Orientation Events (Fort Steilacoom Campus)

*Suggested Arrival Dates: December 16 – 18 or December 26 – 27

Day

Event & Location

Time

Wednesday, December 28

IEP Testing
Location: Cascade 523

9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.




Thursday, December 29

Homestay Orientation
(Mandatory for all students living in homestay)
Location: Cascade 332

New Student Orientation (Mandatory for all new students)
Location: Performance Lounge

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.




Friday, December 30

IEP Orientation
(Mandatory for all IEP students)
Location: Cascade 332

College Orientation
(Mandatory for all new students)
Location: Cascade 332

8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, January 4

First Day of College Classes

Schedule provided at time of registration

Thursday, January 5

First Day of IEP Classes

Schedule provided at time of registration

Saturday, September 24

New Students Seattle Trip

10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Winter 2017 - Orientation Events (Puyallup Campus)

*Suggested Arrival Dates: December 16 – 18 or December 26 – 27

Day

Event & Location

Time




Wednesday,
December 28

Homestay Orientation
(Mandatory for all students living in homestay)
Location: College Center Room 250

College Orientation Part 1
(Mandatory for all new students)
Location: College Center Room 250

Lunch

College Orientation Part 2
(Mandatory for all new students)
Location: College Center Room 250

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

12:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, January 4

First Day of College Classes

Schedule provided at time of registration

Saturday, January 7

New Students Seattle Trip - Meet outside the Allied Health Center Building

10:15 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

* No arrivals or Airport Pick Ups on these BLOCKED DATES: December 24, 25, 31, and January 1. If you arrive on December 24, 25, 31, or January 1, the student is responsible for arranging their own transportation and hotel accommodations.

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Voice: 253-964-6229
Fax: 253-964-6256

Pierce College International Programs
9401 Farwest Drive S.W.
Lakewood, WA 98498-1999
USA

Submission of Applications

internationalapp@
pierce.ctc.edu

Fax: 253-964-6256

Pierce College International Programs
9401 Farwest Drive S.W.
Lakewood, WA 98498-1999
USA

Study-Abroad Opportunities

For American students

Shannon Scott
Program Specialist/International Education Admissions
253-964-6656

The International Club

Housing and Homestay

homestay@pierce.ctc.edu

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