THIS WEEK:  Commencement Ceremony 2015 – May 28, 6:00pm, Exhibition Hall at the Tacoma Dome

Know before you go!  Commencement Rehearsal is Wednesday, May 27 at 11:30am in the Downtown auditorium Contact Sharon Netter, 253.680.7370 if you have questions about rehearsal.

When you go!

  1. Graduates must arrive at the exhibition hall by 5:15pm
  2. Parking (general and disabled) is $10 in the Dome parking lots
  3. No balloons inside the exhibition hall please.
  4. If you or your guests require special needs, contact Disability Support Services at 253.680.7012.

The Campus Stores at South and Downtown Campus will operate on an adjusted schedule during Commencement week and the first week of Spring Quarter. Direct inquiries to Megan Burke, x7130/7430.

The week of May 25-29

  • Monday: College CLOSED to observe Memorial Day
  • Tuesday: South, 9am-1pm, 1:30-4:30pm
  • Wednesday: Downtown, 8am – 1pm, 1:30-3:30pm
  • Thursday: South, 9am-Noon, Downtown,  4-5pm
  • Friday: South, 9am-1pm

The week of June 1-5

  • Monday (NO CLASSES): Downtown, 8am-1pm, 1:30-3:30pm
  • Tuesday (NO CLASSES): South, 9am-1pm; 1:30-4:30pm
  • Wednesday (NO CLASSES): Downtown, 8am-1pm, 1:30-3:30pm
  • Thursday: Downtown, 8am-1pm, 1:30-3:30pm and South, 9am-1pm, 1:30-4:30pm
  • Friday: Downtown, 8am-1pm, 1:30-3:30pm and South, 9am-1pm, 1:30-4:30pm

From the Registrar

Online registration will be extended to 5/27/15 so students will still be able to add and drop courses without paper forms.  Jaime Sereno, Dir of Enrollment Management and Admissions, (253) 680-7014.

Diversity and Student Life

THIS WEEK:  ScarFace on Campus – May 29

Rap artist and motivational speaker, ScarFace, will share his story and musical concepts with the campus community Friday, May 29 from 11:15am to 12:15pm in the Downtown Campus auditorium. Pizza lunch for student is $1 (general public $3) while supplies last. For more information contact Leon Junior (aka DJ 24K) at 206-250-1568.

ASG Elections are quickly approaching. If you are interested in campaigning for President or one of the three Vice-President positions, please make your intentions known at your earliest convenience and fill out an ASG application. Electronic elections are July 6-8. Please see Campaign Etiquette or ASG staff {Kat Flores or LeMont Lucas} for election guidelines and important dates.

ASGBQ Volunteers

Join ASG for their annual Student Appreciation Day! On July 21, 2015 from 11am-1pm, students eat free and can enjoy loads of fun activities. Come to the South Campus Plaza, between buildings A and E, and bring a friend or two (up to 2 guests for .50/each). Volunteers are needed to work booths, serve food and work the sign-in table, see Kat Flores, LeMont Lucas or Juliette Kern to get plugged in!

Employment Opportunities

THIS WEEK:  Veterans Job Fair, May 27 at AMVETS

The community’s Veterans Job Fair is Wednesday, May 27, 2015, from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the AMVETS building (5717 South Tyler St; Tacoma 98409). Bring your résumé and dress to impress.

Community Information


The Healthy Communities of Color (HCC) Fair is Saturday, May 30, 10am to 3pm, at the Asia Pacific Cultural Center (4851 S Tacoma Way; Tacoma 98409). Activities include community resources, a children’s activity corner, free health screenings, and community conversations on select health topics. To register for this free event visit or call 256-383-2007.   +

Destiny Charter Middle School open its doors to 6th graders for the 2015-16

A FREE public school with a college-prep focus, offering small class sizes, personalized learning for students. Green Dot Public Schools mission is to help transform public education so that ALL students graduate prepared for college, leadership and life. Accepting current 5th grade students on a first-come first-served basis. Space is limited. Apply at or call Colette at 253-719-3513.

2014-2015 Spring Quarter Dates

May 29            Last day of spring quarter

2014-2015 Summer Quarter Dates

June 4              Summer classes start

June 8              Last day to add class without instructor permission

June 8              Last day to drop a class and receive an 80% refund

June 17            Last day to add class with instructor permission

June 17            Last day to drop a class and not have it appear on your transcript

June18             Last day to drop a class and receive a 40% refund

July 20             Last day to drop a class and have a “W” appear on your transcript

August 13        Last day of summer quarter