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Welcome Fall 2014 International Students

What International students are saying about GWC.
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Spring 2015 Application Deadlines:

Out-of-country Application Deadline: December 8, 2014
In-country Transfer Application Deadline: January 12, 2015
*pending course availability

Check-in January 19, 2015
Orientation January 30, 2015

Summer 2015 Application Deadlines:

Out-of-country Application Deadline: April 24, 2015
In-country Transfer Application Deadline: June 1, 2015
*pending course availability

Check-in June 1, 2015
Orientation June 12, 2015

Fall 2015 Application Deadlines:

Out-of-country Application Deadline: July 13,, 2015
In-country Transfer Application Deadline: August 10, 2015
*pending course availability

Check-in: August 10, 2015
Orientation: August 21, 2015

We are committed to international student success at GWC. The International Student Program (ISP) takes pride in offering quality, individualized services to you—our international guests. Our friendly, student-centered support and expertise is available to you throughout your studies. Take advantage of our specialized academic counseling, expert visa/practical training guidance, on-going personalized advising, homestay services and special student activities to make your college experience in the U.S. as rewarding as possible. Golden West College is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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Mission Statement

In support of GWC's educational philosophy and mission, the International Student Program (ISP) provides comprehensive outreach, programming, and support services to all new and continuing international students. The ISP is committed to maintaining core professional competencies as set forth by the National Association of International Educators (NAFSA: AIE) to deliver quality programs and services; to ensure institutional compliance; and to foster cross-cultural engagement and understanding.

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