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Home Issue No 60 | Winter Quarter | February/March 2012


Important Information for our Students


Green River students at Whistler.

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, dates you can meet with staff when they are in your country and information on the College Athletic Program.

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

Michael McIntyre
Educational Planner, International Programs

Important Dates

Winter Quarter: December 2011 through March 2012
Classes end March 22, 2012
Spring Quarter: March through June 2012
Housing move-in date March 26, 2012
Orientation and testing begins March 27, 2012
Classes start April 2, 2012
Classes end June 15, 2012

New Class to Boost Academic Student Success - Free Spring Quarter Only

Green River designed a special class that will help new international students get a great start during their first quarter of academic study. The class will prepare students for academic success at Green River and beyond. Topics include: Introduction to US Education; Transfer Planning; American Classroom Expectations; How to Get Involved in leadership, volunteer, and outside-of-class activities. Starting fall quarter this class will be required for all new academic students for a fee of $100. Spring quarter we are piloting (testing) the class and offering the class FREE spring quarter only. Space is limited so contact us at if you want to sign up.

New Blog to help you keep up on what's happening at the College

International students now are able to blog on our new Wordpress site. There is information on classes, majors, alumni, student life, university transfer and much more. Follow the blogs and feel free to ask questions and make comments.

Green River Staff on the Road

Geoff Moody Geoff Moody
S. Korea, Singapore, Indonesia: March
Vietnam: April
Alvin Tai Alvin Tai
Vietnam, Hong Kong: March

Wendy Stewart Wendy Stewart
Vietnam: March
Ross Jennings Ross Jennings
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. 

Important Contact Information

Visa confirmation:
Pre registration:
Emergency: (253) 740-8422

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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