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 Student Update    

Advising Hours  

April 8th - April 11th

April 14th - April 18th

Please Note:

  • Beginning April 11th you will need a blue slip from ALL instructors to add or change a class.
  • Tuition is due on the same day you add a class
  •  100% Tuition Refund Deadline is April 14th.
  •    40% Tuition Refund Deadline is April 28th.

--> Did you know that all International Students are required by law to complete a US tax form every year?     (Tax forms are due April 15th) 

Come to an International Tax Workshop to find out more:

                             Thursday April 10th    12:00 - 12:30pm     Syre 216
  --> Last one!!        Friday, April 11th          4:00 - 4:30pm        Syre 216              

Upcoming Events - Mark Your Calendars!        

Whale Watching - Ocean Kayaking - Seattle Mariners baseball game..... sound like fun?
International Friendship Club activities are a great chance to explore the area and meet new friends. Stop by the International Programs Office to find out more and to sign up for the Spring quarter activities. Spaces are limited, so don't delay!
Wednesday, April 16th         11:00am - 1:00pm    Syre Courtyard                                        Welcome Back Barbeque
Friday, April 25th                        4:00 -6:00pm            SSC 104                                                   Table Tennis Tournament (Singles)
Friday May 2nd                                                                                                                                   Sign up deadline:  April 22nd
Friday, May 9th                                                                                                                                   See Int'l Programs office for more info
Thursday, May 1st               5:30-7:30pm               Heiner Theater                                          Global Education Panel
Join us for a discussion about  the current state of education in various countries. The evening will begin with viewing the film, Two Million Minutes, followed questions and answers by a panel of students representing India, Brazil, China and the United States.
University Transfer Information Sessions and Workshops  
 More coming soon! 
Visits to WCC from College Admissions Representatives
College Rep. visits are a great way to explore some options for transferring!
Thursday, April 17th      12:00 - 1:00pm          SSC 216              California State University, Northridge     ======================================================================
Check it out....Everyone welcome! 
International Friendship Club    every Wednesday 4:00-5:00pm    Kulshan 221
International Sports Club    every Tuesday 4:00-5:00pm    Syre 211
NEW!  --> Chess Club       Fridays 3:30-5:00pm   Syre 216  click here for more info


>>>>  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!

All WCC international students are automatically enrolled in and billed for Lewer Health Insurance ($252 per quarter). 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.

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