International Student Orientation: Spring 2019

By U.S. immigration law, international students must attend the two-part orientation program:

Part 1: Online Orientation

  • Completed before arriving to the PCC campus
  • You will receive a link via email with additional instructions

Part 2: International Student Orientation

  • You must attend this mandatory International Student Orientation at the PCC campus
  • You will:
    • Complete check-in of your visa documents
    • Learn about the student services and campus life at PCC
    • Complete placement exams (Assessment Tests)
    • Meet with your academic counselor
    • Register for your classes

International Student Orientation for Transfer Students

DATE REQUIRED EVENT

Monday, December 03, 2018

Check-In of visa documents
Understand Important F1 visa Regulations

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

 Welcome Day

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Assessments
Group Counseling & Registration

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Assessments
Group Counseling & Registration

 Tuesday, February 19, 2019 First day of class for Spring 2019 semester

International Student Orientation for Overseas Students

DATE REQUIRED EVENT

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Check-In of visa documents
Understand Important F1 visa Regulations

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Welcome Day

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Assessments
Group Counseling & Registration

Friday, January 25, 2019

Assessments
Group Counseling & Registration

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

First day of class for Spring 2019 semester

Date and time of Assessment Tests and Group Counseling & Registration will be assigned to you when you participate in the mandatory International Student Welcome Events.

Note: All new students, international and domestic, are required to take the assessment tests for English and math. Even if you have taken TOEFL, IELTS, highest level of ESL, etc., you still need to take the PCC assessment tests to determine your eligibility to enroll in specific math and English courses. The assessment tests compares your skills to those of other students who study at PCC. Placements of English and math classes will be determined by your PCC’s assessment tests results.

TOEFL, IELTS, highest level of ESL, etc. scores will not be used for academic placement at PCC.