International Education - International Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2014-2015

Quarter

Classes Begin*

Classes
End

Admission Application Deadline**

Homestay Application Deadline***

Fall 2014

Sept. 22

Dec. 11

August 15, 2014

August 15, 2014

Winter 2015

January 5

March 20

November 15, 2014

November 28, 2014

Spring 2015

March 30

June 12

February 15, 2015

February 15, 2015

Summer 2015 June 29 August 20 May 15, 2015 May 15, 2015

* 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 2015

Dec. 30

9 a.m. – Noon: Intensive English Program (IEP) Placement Testing
Location: Cascade 523

Dec. 30-31

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. They will also help to arrange COMPASS testing.

Jan. 1

College Closed: New Year's Day

Jan. 2

9 a.m. – Noon: Homestay Orientation – Mandatory for all homestay students
Location: Olympic 202

Noon – 1 p.m.: Lunch
Location: Olympic 203

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.: New Student Orientation – Mandatory for all new IEP and college level students
Location: Olympic 203

Jan. 5

First Day of Instruction for College Level Students

Jan. 6

First Day of Instruction for IEP Students

Jan. 10

10 a.m. – 8 p.m.: New Students Seattle Trip

Jan. 19

No Class/College Closed: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Feb. 16

No Class/College Closed: President's Day

Mar. 20

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

Mary Meulblok
Manager, International Student Services
253-964-6725

Housing and Homestay

homestay@pierce.ctc.edu