International Student Services (ISS) NEWS

Edmonds Community College

Summer Quarter Vacation and Going Home April 24, 2014

Summer Quarter

 Vacation & Going Home



Intensive ESL Students and Vacation / Home for Summer:

  • Summer is NOT automatically a vacation quarter for IESL students.

  • *IESL students must study full time Summer Quarter OR:

  • Submit a STUDENT STATUS REPORT FORM to request vacation (if eligible – see below) or report plans to go home*

Vacation: IESL students may be approved for a vacation quarter in the US if you have completed three quarters in-a-row: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, and Spring 2014 and you plan to study Fall 2014. Summer Quarter vacations for IESL students must be approved by ISS. Please go to the online Student Status Report form to request vacation quarter approval.

Going Home: IESL students going home for summer – please submit an online Student Status Report and a copy of your plane ticket (you do not need to be eligible for a vacation quarter to go home for one quarter). If you are returning home for 2 or more quarters, please make an appointment with an ISS advisor.


College and High School Students and Summer Vacation / Going Home:

College and High School students may take Summer 2014 as a vacation quarter in the US or go home. College and high school students do not need to report to ISS for summer vacation approval or to go home for summer, except….

*Exceptions to Summer Vacation Eligibility for College and High School students: College and high school students are NOT eligible for a vacation Summer 2014 if you already took a vacation during Fall 2013, Winter 2014 or Spring 2014; or if you do not plan to return to EdCC for Fall 2014.

*Vacation = not studying, or taking less than 12 credits, or 12+ credits with less than 7 in class or hybrid


 Fall Quarter Registration: if you are going home or taking a vacation quarter Summer 2014 you should register early FALL 2014. Click here for Tuition Payment Deadlines and Options

**Check with an ISS advisor if you have questions about vacation quarters or going home**

ISS Drop-in Advising Hours: 10:30-11:30am (except Wed), and 3:30-4:30pm M-F

Appointments: (425) 640-1518


Spring 2014 ISS Activities April 15, 2014



ISS Office Drop-in Advising March 10, 2014

Dear EdCC International Students,


Do you know you can see an ISS advisor during drop-in advising hours for quick questions or travel signatures?  You do not need an appointment to visit during the drop-in advising time:


ISS Drop-in Advising:

10:30 to 11:30  AM


3:30 to 4:30 PM

Do you have a longer question and need to talk with an ISS advisor for more than 5 minutes? You can make an appointment!


To schedule an appointment:


1) Visit the ISS office ANYTIME during normal business hours from 9AM to 5PM Monday through Friday.


2) Or you can also CALL TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT: (425) 640-1518.


Don’t forget to get your I-20 signed before you go home or travel for spring break! Visit this week during the drop-in times above.




Daylight Saving Time Sunday, March 9th February 27, 2014

Filed under: International Student Services (ISS) — ISS @ 1:46 pm

Daylight Saving Time 2014

begins at 2:00 AM on Sunday, March 9th

Set your clocks FORWARD one hour on Saturday night!

Student Job Openings in ISS February 18, 2014

Student Job Openings in ISS

Chinese and Vietnamese Speakers Needed

Dear Students:

The International Student Services Office is seeking Chinese and Vietnamese speakers to fill part time office assistance positions in the ISS office.  The see here for position descriptions:

Applications are available in the ISS office. Please read all instructions carefully and submit your application materials to the ISS office before or on the due date Friday, February 21stno later than 5:00 p.m.

We look forward to seeing your applications!

~International Student Services~



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