Important Information

By: Wendy Stewart, Dean of International Programs & Extended Learning

Green River Campus

Arrival: Move-in Days September 11 and 12

Please let us know as soon as possible when students confirm their flight information.  You can email  Also, could you please let us know if any students have made other plans and have decided not to attend GRCC this fall.

Parent and Family Orientation and Hotel Reservation

We invite parents and family members to attend a special orientation.  Here are the events for family members:

  • Friday, September 13, 2013

    7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. - Green River Shuttle pick up from Auburn hotels
    Location - Student Center at Green River Community College

    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Meet International Program Staff; Overview of Services; Tour of Campus; Lunch; Driving Tour of Auburn and Surrounding Areas

  • Monday, September 16, 2013

    10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - Green River Shuttle pick up from Auburn hotels

    12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m. - Buffet Lunch with Advising Staff for a Question and Answer Session 
    Location: Copper Falls Restaurant, 29630 Green River Road SE; Auburn, WA 98092

If you need assistance with your hotel reservation, please email: Tawnya McLavey.

Foundation For Success Expanded for All Intensive English Students

The Foundation for Success program was initially designed for first quarter 16-17 year olds to give younger students mentoring and guidance to get a good start.  We are expanding the program, and beginning fall 2013 all new first quarter students enrolled in the Intensive English Language Program will be required to take Foundation for Success.  The cost is $100.  Learn more about 
Foundation for Success

New Payment Timeline for Current Students

Effective fall 2013, currently enrolled and returning academic international students will follow the same tuition payment and class drop schedule as domestic students.

Exempt Students: All new international students (academic and IESL) and current and returning full-time IESL students are exempt from this timeline.  Their payment deadline will continue to be the first day of class.  Aug 5 – Fall tuition is due in full.