Partners Newsletter - Keeping you Informed

Important Information Issue No 63| Fall Quarter | September/October 2010

 

Important Information

Our International Advising Team has developed Transfer Study Plans which create general pathways for students to top US universities.

Important Dates

Fall Quarter: September through December 2010
Housing move-in date Sept. 8 & 9, 2010
Orientation and testing Sept. 10, 2010
Classes start Sept. 20, 2010
Classes end Dec. 9, 2010

English Proficiency for Academic Program – Send prior to arrival

For your students who have not demonstrated English proficiency as part of the admission process, please check with them to see if they have taken or plan to take TOEFL, IELTS or any of the accepted proof of proficiency as listed on our web site:  As soon as we receive proof of English proficiency, new students can get registered for academic classes they need to have a successful start their first quarter.

Orientation for Family of New Students

We invite family members of new students to join our special orientation for family members:

Here are the details:

When: Friday – September 10, 2010

Where: Green River Community College, Lindbloom Student Center

8:00 a.m. Orientation check-in with students

8:30 a.m. Welcome

9:00 a.m. Family Orientation (PA 125):

  • Meet International Programs Staff
  • Overview of International Program Services
  • Overview of US Education System

10:30 a.m. Campus Tour

11:30 a.m. Meet at Bus Circle - Driving Tour of Auburn

  • Activity & Shopping for your Student’s Room
  • Lunch will be provided on the tour.
  • Limited Seating, please sign up by emailing: ipguestservices@greenriver.edu to reserve your space

4:00 p.m. Depart for Campus

4:30 p.m. Arrive back on Campus & Meet students in MDA

For assistance with hotel reservations and travel assistance, please email our International Programs Guest Services: ipguestservices@greenriver.edu

Green River Staff on the Road

MacKenzie Hizon
UK and France: September 13-27
   
Christopher Lilyblad Christopher Lilyblad
Netherlands: September 4
   
Alvin Tai Alvin Tai
Singapore: September 27-October 8
   
Leo Harten Leo Harten
Our Recruitment Representative, is currently living in Indonesia. If you would like Leo to assist you with any promotional activities, please let us know. 

Feedback?

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12401 SE 320th Street
Auburn, WA 98092-3622
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