Calendar of Events for International Students


Fall Semester 2017

All optional trips are tentative.

Priority Deadline
April 15
Apply Late applications for ELCP are welcome through August 1, subject to available housing
August 23 Arrive New international students move into halls of residence
August 24   New international student orientation, Pioneer Reading Room
August 24 - 27   Orientation with all new students
August 26  9 - 11 am English Language Culture Program Written and Oral Assessment, Walker Hall room 203
August 28   Classes start
August 31 Optional Trip McMinnville Farmers Market
September 9 Optional Trip Shopping in Portland- Washington Square Mall and Uwajimaya
September 24 Optional Trip Hiking- Latourell Falls and visit Multnomah Falls
September 30 Homecoming Linfield College's homecoming football game-check College website for several activities
October 9 - 10 Vacation Fall Break- no classes
October 15 Optional Trip Soccer- Portland Timbers vs. DC United Major League Soccer game
October 28 or 29 Optional Trip Pumpkin Patch
November 18-26 Vacation Thanksgiving Break, food services closed
December   Farewell reception for departing international students
December 11   Reading Day- prepare for finals
December 12 - 15 Exams Final Exams
December 16 - January 1 Vacation Winter Break, food services closed

January Term 2018

January 2 Arrive Students move in
January 3   Classes start
January Optional Shopping at Woodburn outlet mall
January Optional Portland Winterhawks Ice Hockey Game
January 30   Classes end
Jan 31 - Feb 4 Vacation Late Winter Break, food services closed

Spring Semester 2018

Priority Deadline
November 1
Apply Late applications are welcome through January for 4-year/transfer international students.
January 31 Arrive New international students move into halls of residence
February 1   New international student Orientation
February 2   English Language and Culture Program Written and Oral Assessment
February 5   Classes start
February 11 Optional Trip Shopping Uwajimaya Asian Market and Washington Square Mall
March 9 Optional Trip Oaks Park Roller Skating in Portland
March 24 - April 1   Spring Break, food services closed
April 22 Optional Trip Portland Broadway Show
May 6 Optional Trip Hiking on the Coast (Cascade Head)
   TBA   Portland Timbers Major League Soccer Game
May TBA   International Student Farewell Party
May 16   Last day of classes
May 17   Reading Day- prepare for finals
May 18 Symposium Day- no classes, attend student presentations
May 21 - 24 Exams Final Exams
May 26   Residence halls close, except for graduating seniors