Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Register to attend Orientation

  • All new F-1 visa international students are required to attend orientation week.
  • You must be admitted to PCC before participating in orientation.
  • We will email you an orientation schedule after you register to attend orientation.
  • Orientation week includes: 1. English placement testing, 2. academic advising, and 3. registration for classes. You will also learn about PCC academic programs, policies, student services, and F-1 visa regulations.
  • Please make your travel arrangements early to ensure you arrive in Portland before the first day of orientation.
  • Students who do not attend orientation cannot register for classes.
  • If you cannot arrive in Portland in time for orientation you should postpone your admission to the following term.

Transfer Students

Your SEVIS record must be transferred by your current school's international student advisor to PCC, before you can register for classes!

Airport Pick-up

PCC does not offer airport pick-up. Please arrange to take the Max Train, a taxi or an Airport Shuttle (available at airport)

Click one of the orientation sessions listed below to complete the registration form.

Term Orientation sessions Term begins
Winter 2016

November 30 to December 4 Closed

January 4, 2016