Student News - What's Happening at GRCC

Home Issue No 51 | Winter Quarter | February/March 2011


Important Information for our Students


Greetings Prospective Student,

Information in this section is designed to assist your transition to Green River Community College. You will find information on important dates, airport pick-up, and dates you can meet with staff when they are in your country.

Feel free to e-mail me if you have any questions... Looking forward to meeting you soon at GRCC!

Michael McIntyre
Educational Planner & Student Advisor, International Programs

Important Dates

Winter Quarter: December through March 2011
Classes end March 18, 2011
Spring Quarter: March through June 2011
Housing move-in date March 21, 2011
Orientation and testing begins March 22, 2011
Classes start March 28, 2011
Classes end June 13, 2011
Summer Quarter: June through August 2011
Housing move-in date June 15, 2011
Orientation and testing begins June 16, 2011
Classes start June 20, 2011
Classes end August 11, 2011
Fall Quarter: September through December 2011*
Housing move-in date September, 2011
Orientation and testing begins September, 2011
Classes start September, 2011
Classes end December, 2011

*Specific dates to be determined by June 1

Many Free Time Activities Offered

GRCC students at Whistler.You will have many opportunities outside of the classroom to become involved in campus life. We believe that enjoying time away from the classroom is an important part of the learning experience at GRCC. From sports events to rock music to sightseeing tours, GRCC plans something exiting for every week of the year.

Examples of Social Activities

  • 25 student clubs
  • Student Government
  • Day trips to area attractions
  • Travel opportunities to Canada, California and
  • Community volunteer organization
  • Shopping

Examples of Physical Activities

  • Soccer (football)
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Badminton
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Baseball
  • Hiking
  • Skiing/Snowboarding

Examples of Cultural Activities

  • International Week (link to Japanese story)
  • Theater
  • Festivals
  • Concerts
  • Art

Find more information on Student Programs.

Green River Staff on the Road

Alvin Tai Alvin Tai
Singapore: March
Ross Jennings Ross Jennings
China: April
Geoff Moody Geoff Moody
India: April
MacKenzie Hizon MacKenzie Hizon
China: March 3-13
Vietnam: March 14 - 23
Hong Kong: March 24 - April 1
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:

Call, e-mail or visit us on the Web at Web: Call Today! (253) 288-3300
Phone: (253) 288-3300
Fax: (253) 931-6346
Address: Green River College
12401 SE 320th Street
Auburn, WA 98092-3622
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