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For international students on an F-1 student visa only


QuarterApplication DeadlinePlan to ArriveOrientationClasses BeginClasses End
Fall 2016Aug. 15, 2016Sept. 6-7Sept. 8, 9 & 12Sept. 19Dec. 8
Winter 2017Nov. 15, 2016Dec. 18-19Dec. 20-22Jan. 3, 2016Mar. 23
Spring 2017Feb. 15, 2017Mar. 26-27Mar. 28-30Apr. 03June 16
Summer 2017May. 15, 2017June 18-19Jun 20-22June 26Aug. 17
  • 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 2016Friday, September 23, 2016Thursday, September 1, 2016
Winter 2017Friday, January 06, 2017Thursday, December 15, 2016
Spring 2017Friday, April 07, 2017Thursday, March 16, 2017
Summer 2017Friday, June 30, 2017TBA


Winter 2017 OrientationWinter Quarter 2017
Mandatory Orientation
December 20, 21, & 22

Day 1:Tuesday, December 20 | 9am|
Senate Room, Bldg. 11

Day 2: Wednesday, December 21 | 9am|
Senate Room, Bldg. 11

Day 3: Thursday, December 22 | 10:30am|
Tutoring Center, Bldg. 7, 2nd Floor

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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