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Current International Students


International Programs seeks to create a vibrant international community here at TCC. We offer a variety of services to our current students as well as regular events. Thanks for being a part of #GlobalTCC 

Upcoming #GlobalTCC Events

Every International Programs event you attend will earn you a Titan Ticket. Winners are selected each month. The more tickets you earn, the greater your chances of winning a prize.

International Happy Hour

Every Thursday
1:30pm - 3:00pm
International Programs Lobby
Building 11, Floor 2

Let's Talk About...
Getting a Job

Thursday, November 7
3:30PM - 5:00PM
Building 11, Senate Room

Fall Excursion: Portland

Saturday, November 16
Sign up at TCC International Front Desk


IEW: Kick Off and International Bazaar

Monday, November 18
11:30AM - 1:30PM
Building 11, Student Center

IEW: Food and Culture Presentation

Wednesday, November 20
12:30PM - 2:00PM
Building 11, Senate Room

IEW: Vietnam Study Abroad Panel

Thursday, November 21
3:30PM - 5:00PM
Building 11, Senate Room


International Resources

International Student Advising

Advisors in the International Programs Office are here to assist you with course selection, immigration advising and transfer advising. Learn more about the different programs and which advisors can help you with each.

International Advising

University Transfer

Did you know that TCC works with almost 30 different universities across the United States to ensure you have options when preparing to transfer and continue your degree. Learn about each universities requirements and how to gain scholarships.

Transfer Partners

Additional Resources




Get Involved


International students at Tacoma Community College are eligible to work on-campus, and there are a variety of different opportunities to gain employent year-round. VIsit the TCC Employment page to see current job postings.

TCC Employment

Global Mentor Program

TCC’s Global Mentor program is an opportunity for international students to be a leader for the Global community at Tacoma Community College. The key responsibilities include assisting with the New International Student Orientation, being a Mentor to a group of new students and helping with GlobalTCC events throughout the quarter. International Programs seeks students who are:

  • Committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all new students at TCC
  • Motivated to share their language and culture with others 
  • Looking to gain leadership experience
  • Excited to plan, organize and attend events with other international students


Housing Ambassador Program

The TCC Homestay Ambassador Program is designed to provide a leadership development opportunity to two homestay students who will be asked to share their experiences with the program staff, host families and fellow international students currently enrolled in the TCC Homestay Program. Responsibilities include:

  • Meet and communicate with program staff regularly
  • Support the Homestay Team during orientation sessions, workshops & meetings
  • Assist fellow homestay students and give advice using one's past experiences in the homestay program
  • Be a liaison among homestay students, host families and program staff
  • Act as a role model and cultural ambassador
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding students’ concerns and/or issues


Office of Student Engagement

Commonly referred to as OSE on campus, the Office of Student Engagement provides exciting events and activities year round. Lucky for International, their office is on the same floor. So stop by, join a club and get involved. 


International Student Newsletter


Every two weeks, international students at Tacoma Community College receive an International Student Newsletter featuring students, stories and upcoming events. Click on the below links to view past newsletters.

January 2020 April 2019: Volume 18 | Volume 19 October 2019: Volume 23 | Volume 24
February 2020 May 2019: Volume 20 | Volume 21 November 2019: 
March 2020 June 2019: Volume 22  December 2019: 

Contact us!

International Programs
Tacoma Community College
Building 11, 2nd Floor
Phone/Fax: 253-566-5190
Facebook/Instagram: @tacomaccinternational
WeChat: TacomaCC塔科马