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.


Winter 2016

Nov. 15

Admission and Homestay Application deadline

Dec. 28 - 29

COMPASS Testing Available: If you need to test for college courses, please see your advisor in the international education office as soon as possible after your arrival so they can help you register for classes. Please bring your passport and I-20 with you to the office. They will also help to arrange COMPASS testing.

Dec. 29

9:30 a.m. – noon: Intensive English Program (IEP) Placement Testing
Please bring your passport and I-20 for testing.
Location: Performance Lounge (Cascade Building, 4th Floor)

Dec. 30

8:30 - 11 a.m.: Homestay Orientation – Mandatory for all homestay students
Location: Performance Lounge (Cascade Building, 4th Floor)

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.: All Student Orientation – Mandatory for ALL new students (Lunch provided)
Location: Performance Lounge (Cascade Building, 4th Floor)

Dec. 31

9:00 a.m. – 11 a.m.: IEP Orientation – Mandatory for all IEP students
Location: Performance Lounge (Cascade Building, 4th Floor)

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: College Orientation – Mandatory for all college students.
Location: Olympic 202

Jan. 4

First Day of Instruction for College Level Students

Jan. 5

First Day of Instruction for IEP Students

Jan. 9

9:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Seattle Trip – Available for all new students
Meeting Location: HEC Building

Mar. 23

Last Day of Final Exams

General Inquiries

international@pierce.ctc.edu
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

Breanna Baker
Activities Coordinator
253-912-2203

Housing and Homestay

homestay@pierce.ctc.edu

2016-2017 Brochure