Friday, December 12, 2008

Winter 2009 E-Newsletter Issue #1

Hello Students,

Happy New Year and warm Holiday greetings to all of you! For those new students who joined us this winter, welcome to the family! This E-Newsletter will bring you the most up to date information on things happening on campus. Bookmark this link to stay informed. You can find student announcements, activities, helpful workshops, job postings, volunteer opportunities, important deadlines, university transfer info and more here!

Important Dates

Jan 5- Winter classes begin. Last day for 100% refund (tuition only, fees are non-refundable)

Jan 7- Last day to register without instructor's signature

Jan 8- Signatures required for all registration adds and drops
Jan 9- Last day for 80% refund (tuition only, fees are non-refundable)
Tuition is Due Today (January 5th)!

Please don't be late or you will have a $95 late fee added to your bill! Ouch!!!

IP Office Hours

The IP Office is normaly open from 9:00 am-5:00 pm Monday through Friday.
Walk in advising is also available Monday-Friday:

10:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Advising During the First Week of Winter Quarter

Advising will be limited to registration and urgent issues only during the first week of the quarter. Advisors will be available to help you in the IP Office from 8am from Jan 5th-9th. Normal IP Office hours will resume from Jan 12th.

12 Credit Rule

All academic students must register for a min. of 12 credits to be in compliance with the immigration regulations.

Class Schedule

Don't know where to go for your classes? View your classes here.

How to Overload into Classes

If you are still on a wait list on the first day of class and you still want to be enrolled in that class, you must attend the class and get permission from the instructor. There is no guarantee that you will get in. Be polite with your request and you may have a chance!

Campus Safety Ride -Important Schedule Change-

Campus Safety ride is no longer available by phone. Campus Safety vans will run from CCA on the half hour from 5:00 pm until 10:30 pm Sunday-Thursday, and from 5:00 pm until 1:30 am on Friday and Saturdays nights. The van route will be as follows: CCA-Seasons-Pasa Fino-Amberview-Library. You may flag a ride if you see the van coming along it's regular route.

To see the detail schedule,visit our facebook page.
New Student Appointment (NSA)

If this is your first academic quarter, schedule your NSA with your assigned advisor at the IP office. If you fail to complete your appointment by the 8th week of the quarter, you registration account will be blocked. Yikes!

Address Update

If you recently moved, please click here to update your address. The immigration law requires that you update your new address within 10 days of your move.

GRCC Student Email Address

If you have not set up your GRCC student email account, please click here.

How to find your instructor?

Click here for GRCC staff directory.

Campus ResourcesCounseling Services
Math Learning Center
The Writing Center
Tutoring and Resource Center

Contact Information

IP Telephone 253-288-3300

Alvin Tai:

Jessica Galán:

Sarah Hamilton:

John Tankersley:

If you have any feedback or comments regarding this newsletter, please email

Disclaimer: Green River Community College has made reasonable efforts to provide in this schedule information that is accurate at the time of publication. However, the college reserves the right to make appropriate changes in procedures, policies, calendars, requirements, programs, courses, and fees. When feasible, changes will be announced prior to their effective dates, but the college assumes no responsibility for giving any particular notice of any such changes. Nothing contained herein shall be construed to create any offer to contract or any contractual rights. Green River Community College does not discriminate against anyone based on race, ethnicity, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, religion, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, or status as a disabled person or veteran of war, in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Students needing an alternative medium for communicating must contact Disability Support Services in Educational Planning, ext. 2631. Limitation of Liability: The college's total liability for claims arising from a contractual relationship with the student in any way related to classes or programs shall be limited to the tuition and expenses paid by the student to the college for those classes or programs. In no event shall the college be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, including but not limited to, loss of earnings or profits.

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