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International Programs English Language and Culture Program

Calendar of Events for International Students


Fall Semester 2016

All optional trips are tentative.

April 15
Apply Late applications for ELCP are welcome through August 1, subject to available housing
August 24 Arrive New international students move into halls of residence
August 25   New international student orientation, Pioneer Reading Room
August 25 - 28   Orientation with all new students
August 27  9 - 11 am English Language Culture Program Written and Oral Assessment, Walker Hall room 203  
August 29   Classes start
September 18 Optional Trip Shopping in Portland
October 1 Homecoming Linfield College's homecoming football game-check College website for several activities
October 9 Optional Trip Cascade Head Hike
October 14 Vacation Fall Break- no classes
October 29 Optional Trip Pumpkin Patch
November 12 Optional Trip Portland Saturday Market & Pioneer Square Mall
November 19-26 Vacation Thanksgiving Break, food services closed
December 7  4 pm Farewell reception for departing international students
December 12   Reading Day- prepare for finals
December 13 - 16 Exams Final Exams
December 17 - January 2 Vacation Winter Break, food services closed

January Term 2017

January 3 Arrive Students move in
January 4   Classes start
January 8 Optional Shopping at Woodburn outlet mall
January 13 Optional Portland Winterhawks Ice Hockey Game
January 29   Classes end
Jan 30 - Feb 5 Vacation Late Winter Break, food services closed

Spring Semester 2017

November 1
Apply Late applications are welcome through January for 4-year/transfer international students.
February 1 Arrive New international students move into halls of residence
February 2   New international student Orientation
February 3   English Language and Culture Program Written and Oral Assessment
February 6   Classes start
February 12 Optional Trip Shopping Uwajimaya Asian Market and Washington Square Mall
March 25 - April 2   Spring Break, food services closed  
April 23 Optional Trip Portland Broadway Show "Jersey Boys"
May 7 Optional Trip Hiking on the Coast (Cascade Head)
   TBA   Oaks Park Roller Skating in Portland
   TBA   Portland Timbers Major League Soccer Game
May TBA   International Student Farewell Party
May 18   Last day of classes
May 19   Reading Day- prepare for finals
May 22 - 25 Exams Final Exams
May 27   Residence halls close, except for graduating seniors
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