Parent Orientation

Green River College International Programs

Parent and Family Member Orientation

Family members of new students are invited to join a special orientation at the beginning of each term.

All interested families around the world, Fall Term Virtual Parent Orientation will be held on Friday, September 8 at 8:00 a.m. (PDT) on Zoom.

Please register with Tawnya McLavey, Manager of the International Visitors Program, She will send you the zoom and link details for each session.

There is no cost to the parent or family member.

Limited translation services are available.

Virtual Parent Orientation Friday, September 8, 2023 - 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (PDT)

8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.   Zoom  Overview of International Programs, FFS and High School Completion, Advising, Housing Options, Insurance and Healthcare Coverage 
9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.     Virtual Tour 

In-Person Parent Orientation - September 21 & 22, 2023

If you will be accompanying your student to Green River College and would like to participate in our free in-person parent orientation, please sign up here.

Sign up for in-person parent orientation 

Hotel accommodations

Green River College Visitors Program recommends the following hotel in Auburn:

In order to receive Green River's discount rates, please send your reservation form to Tawnya McLavey. She will send you the confirmation page.

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Contact Us

Phone: 253-288-3300
Fax: 253-333-4940
Zoom: Virtual Lobby

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Upcoming Dates

The application deadline for students transferring from within the U.S. is 8 a.m. on the first day of in-person orientation.

Fall Term
Classes Begin:
25 September 2023
Classes End:
14 December 2023
Winter Term
Preferred Application Deadline:
1 November 2023
Orientation Student (virtual)
13 & 14 November 2023
Orientation Parent (virtual)
15 November 2023 
Arrival & Housing Move-in Day
27 December 2023
In-Person Orientation Day
28 December 2023 
In-Person Parent Orientation
28 December 2023
Classes Start:
3 January 2024
Classes End:
22 March 2024

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday - Sunday

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Green River College
IVD Building
12401 SE 320th Street
Auburn, WA USA 98092-3699

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