International Education - International Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2017-2018

Quarter Classes Begin* Classes End Admission Application Deadline** Homestay Application Deadline***
Spring 2017 April 3 June 16 Feb. 15, 2017 Feb. 15, 2017
Summer 2017 July 5 Aug. 24 May 15, 2017 May 15, 2017
Fall 2017 Sept. 25 Dec. 13 Aug. 15, 2017 Aug.15, 2017
Winter 2018 Jan. 3 March 22 Nov. 15, 2017 Nov. 15, 2017
Spring 2018 April 2 June 15 Feb. 15, 2018 Feb. 15, 2018
Summer 2018 July 2 Aug. 22 May 15, 2018 May 15, 2018

* 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

Spring 2017 - Orientation Events (Fort Steilacoom Campus)

Day Event and Location Time
Tuesday, March 28 IEP Testing
Location: Cascade 523
9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 29 Homestay Orientation
(Mandatory for all students living in homestay)
Location: Olympic 202

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

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



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

Thursday, March 30 IEP Orientation
(Mandatory for all IEP students)
Location: Olympic 202

College Orientation

(Mandatory for all new students)
Location: Olympic 203
8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.



11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 1 New Students Seattle Trip 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Monday, April 3 First Day of College Classes Schedule provided at IEP Orientation
Tuesday, April 4 First Day of IEP Classes Schedule provided at time of registration

Spring 2017 - Orientation Events (Puyallup Campus)

Day Event and Location Time
Tuesday, March 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 p.m. - 1 p.m.

1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 1 New Students Seattle Trip
Meet outside the Allied Health Center Building
10:15 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Monday, April 3 First Day of College Classes Schedule provided at time of registration

Summer 2017 - Orientation Events (Fort Steilacoom Campus)

Day Event and Location Time
Tuesday, June 27 Homestay Orientation
(Mandatory for all students living in homestay)
Location: Performance Lounge

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

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


11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Wednesday, June 28 IEP Testing
Location: Cascade 523
9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, June 29 IEP Orientation
(Mandatory for all IEP students)
Location: Cascade 332
8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Friday, June 30 New Students Seattle Trip 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Wednesday, July 5 First Day of College Classes and IEP Classes Schedule provided at time of registration

Summer 2017 - Orientation Events (Puyallup Campus)

Day Event and Location Time
Wednesday, June 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 p.m. - 1 p.m.

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

Friday, June 30 New Students Seattle Trip
Meet outside the Allied Health Center Building
10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Wednesday, July 5 First Day of College Classes Schedule provided at time of registration

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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

Housing and Homestay

homestay@pierce.ctc.edu

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