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Student Update    
Advising Hours  

                    November 24th and 25th               Walk in Advising        9:00am – 12:00pm  and  2:00pm – 4:00pm

               December 1st - 5th                        Walk in Advising        9:00am – 12:00pm  and  2:00pm – 4:00pm

               December 8th - January 2nd         Email your advisor to make an appointment               

Upcoming Events - Mark Your Calendars!        
Nov. 19           11am-1:30pm           Syre Foyer                                        International Country Fair

Nov. 19           5:30pm - 7:30pm      Syre Auditorium                             Native Vision Presentation

The presentation is "a unique combination of Theatre, Video, and Live Interaction that creates a high impact experience and an unforgettable journey through history. “  Native Vision focuses on the story of a young Navajo girl who is taken from her home and placed in a government-run boarding school during the 1930s, as part of a government effort to "civilize" Native American children into mainstream society . Free admission.

Nov 22             All day                                                                              Vancouver Day Trip with the International Friendship Club
Bus trip to Vancouver for shopping and sightseeing.  Currently all spaces are filled, but you can sign up for a place on the waiting list in case someone cancels!     
Nov 27 & 28             Thanksgiving Holiday                        no classes - campus closed

Move it! Mondays      4:00pm - 5:00pm       Syre 107/108

9/22; 9/29; 10/6; 10/13; 10/20; 10/27; 11/3; 11/17; 11/24

No place to work out with the Pavilion closed? No sweat! Join us each Monday in Syre for aerobic exercise classes. This event is FREE to students, faculty, and staff. Bellingham Jazzercise is working with us to bring you this activity and their instructor is a Whatcom student! Each week there will be participation prizes and everyone is eligible to win!

Whatcom Wednesdays      Different times each week  at various locations across the campus!

Look for a variety of engaging activities and prizes (for faculty/staff too!) every Wednesday! There will be anything from DIY crafts, Spirit Days, Courageous Conversations, Scavenger Hunts, and More! Hint… you may be rewarded for wearing your Orca gear on Wednesdays!


University Transfer Information Sessions and Workshops  
Campus tours and nformation on WWU's International Programs .

Visits to WCC from College Admissions Representatives

More coming soon! 
Join a club -- Everyone welcome! 
International Friendship Club    every Wednesday 4:00-5:00pm    Kulshan 225
International Sports Club    every Tuesday 4:00-5:00pm    Syre 211
Japanese Club      every Friday 1:30 - 3:00 pm   Heiner 101  (September 26 through November 21)
NEW!  Global Citizen Association  Would you like to be involved in bringing the world to the WCC Campus?
Join this new on-campus group that provides opportunities for students and staff to gain a better understanding of our interconnected world. For more information contact Iris Anthony in the International Programs Office.  


>>>>  Did you move?  Get a new phone number? Change your email address? 

Please fill out a Change of Biographic Information Form and email it or bring it to the International Programs Office. Forms are also available at the International Programs Front Desk.

 >>>> Check your email every day!

WCC International Programs will communicate with students by email.  It’s very important to provide our office with an up-to-date email address and check email on a regular basis

 >>>> Health insurance  is required!
Please note: there will be an increase in the Lewer health insurance fee to $286.23 per quarter
All WCC international students are automatically enrolled in and billed for Lewer Health Insurance ($286.23 per quarter as of Fall 2014). If you purchased health insurance in your home country, you MUST provide the IP Office proof of the insurance before you register. We can then remove the WCC’s health insurance charge from your account.