Parent and Family Member Orientation
Family members of new students are invited to join a special orientation at the beginning of each quarter. The family orientation includes meeting international programs staff, a campus tour, and a tour of the area.
Please reserve your space now by emailing our Visitors Program Manager, Tawnya McLavey.
There is no cost to the parent or family member.
Translation services are available.
Green River College Visitors Program recommends the following hotels in Auburn:
- Best Western Plus
401 8th Street SW
Auburn, WA 98001
Hotel Phone: 253-887-7600
- Comfort Inn Hotel
One 16th Street NE
Auburn, WA 98002
Hotel Phone: 253-333-8888
In order to receive Green River's discount rates, please send your reservation form to Tawnya McLavey. She will send you the confirmation page.
Schedule of events
|Wednesday - June 20, 2018|
|7:30 a.m.||Meet at Bus Circle||Staff and Marketing Assistants meet at bus circle (Buses leave promptly at 7:40 a.m.)|
|8 a.m.||Best Western Hotel||Pick up parents and family members.|
|8:30 - 9 a.m.||SU Grand Hall||Welcome by Vice President, Wendy Stewart|
Student Union, Emerald City Room
• Overview of International Program Services
• Overview of US Education System
• Insurance/Healthcare Coverage
|11:30 a.m.||Meet at Bus Circle||
Driving tour of Auburn area. Lunch stops include Hibachi Buffet and Westfield Mall
|4:30 p.m.||Return to Green River|
|5 p.m.||Meet at Bus Circle||Return to Best Western Hotel
Parents returning to hotel
|Thursday, June 21, 2018|
|7:45 a.m.||Meet at Bus Circle||Staff and Marketing Assistants meet at bus circle
Parents not staying at hotels can join us at this time.
Best Western Hotel
Pick up parents and family members.
Driving Tour: Kent Campus (IEP Levels 1, 2, 3)
|10:30 a.m.||Student Union, Emerald City Room||Brunch with Advisors and Marketers
• Questions on what classes your son/daughter should take?
• How does the advising process work for University Transfer?
• When and how often can my student visit with an advisor?
|12 p.m. (noon)||Bus Departs from Bus Circle||Return to Best Western Plus Hotel|
Application deadline for students transferring from within the U.S. is by 8 a.m. on the first day of the quarter.
|25 June 2018|
|16 August 2018|
|Preferred Application Deadline:|
|15 August 2018|
|Airport Arrival & Housing Move-in Day:|
|11 & 12 September 2018|
|Orientation & Testing Begins:|
|13 September 2018|
|24 September 2018|
|13 December 2018|
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Green River College
12401 SE 320th Street
Auburn, WA USA 98092-3699
Hours of Operation
|Monday - Thursday:|
|8 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
|Friday - Sunday:|