Student News - What's Happening at GRCC

Home Issue No 41 | Winter Quarter | Feb/March 2010


Important Information for our Students


In this section, I highlight dates, events, and campus news. Please let me know if there is anything that you would like me to post or cover.

Michael McIntyre
Educational Planner

Important Dates

Winter Quarter: January through March 2010
Classes end March 19, 2010
Spring Quarter: March through June 2010
Housing move-in date March 22, 2010
Orientation and testing begins March 23, 2010
Classes start March 29, 2010
Classes end June 14, 2010
Summer Quarter: June through August 2010
Housing move-in date June 16, 2010
Orientation and testing begins June 17, 2010
Classes start June 21, 2010
Classes end August 12, 2010

New Academic Students Can Register Now

If you have demonstrated proof of academic-level English proficiency you are eligible to register for academic classes before you arrive on campus! This gives you an opportunity to secure a strong academic schedule your first quarter.

If you have not demonstrated English proficiency as part of the admission process, please let us know if you 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, our advisors will help you register for academic classes.

New Student Orientation is Fun

All international students are encouraged to arrive on campus one week before the new quarter classes begin. The many activities planned help you understand the campus layout, meet the international staff and most important provides an opportunity to meet other students.

Activities scheduled during orientation include:

  • English and Math placement
  • Housing orientation
  • Campus tours
  • Class registration
  • Orientation to learning resource center
  • Access to internet and e-mail
  • Seattle city tour
  • Orientation to area transportation
  • Overnight trip with key staff, international student leaders and other new international students.

Orientation is lots of fun!!!

Green River Athletic Program

A full athletic program awaits you.

The Green River Athletic department offers Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, and Tennis for men, and Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Fastpitch baseball, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, and Volleyball.

If you wish to participate please notify your advisor and they will plan for you to meet the coach for the sport.

Green River Staff on the Road

Martha Koch
Sweden: Feb 21- March 3
Kai Hibbeln
China: February 27 - March 13
MacKenzie Hizon
India: January 31 - February 4
Nepal: February 4-10,
Vietnam and Hong Kong: March | China: April
Geoff Moody
India: March
Ross Jennings
Mongolia: March 27-28
China: April
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. 

Let us Know How We Can Help

We are committed to delivering outstanding personal service to our students. We need your help to continually improve. Please send me your comments and let us know how we can better serve you:

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Phone: (253) 288-3300
Fax: (253) 931-6346
Address: Green River College
12401 SE 320th Street
Auburn, WA 98092-3622
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