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For international students on an F-1 student visa only


QuarterApplication DeadlinePlan to ArriveOrientationClasses BeginClasses End
Fall 2017Aug. 15, 2017Sept. 10-11Sept. 12-14Sept. 25Dec. 14
Winter 2018Nov. 15, 2017Dec. 17-18Dec. 19-21Jan. 2, 2018Mar. 22
Spring 2018Feb. 15, 2018Mar. 25-26Mar. 27-29Apr. 2June 15
  • New TCC students must attend orientation.
  • Students transferring from another U.S. institution have until the first day of the quarter to apply.


QuarterTuition Due (New Students)Tuition Due (Returning Students)
Fall 2017Friday, September 29, 2017Thursday, September 7, 2017
Winter 2018Friday, January 5, 2018Thursday, December 14, 2017
Spring 2018Friday, April 6, 2018Thursday, March 15, 2018
Summer 2018TBATBA


Winter Quarter 2018
Mandatory Orientation
December 19-21, 2017

Day 1: Tuesday, December 19th | 9am | Bldg. 10

Day 2: Wednesday, December 20th | 9am | Bldg. 10

Day 3: Thursday, December 21st | TIME TBD | Meet at Bldg. 2

*An optional activity will be held on Thursday, December 21st. More information will be provided during orientaiton.*

All new international students are REQUIRED to attend International Student Orientation. Students MUST check-in with International Programs staff upon arrival. Please bring your passport, I-20, and admission letter. If you have not been issued a student ID number, please request it here.

Tacoma Campus Map

Questions about orientation?

If you have any questions, please contact the International Orientation Team at



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