Virtual Open House Week

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Sessions & Schedule

Join us for our next Open House Week this August 17-24 online and in-person! This is your chance to learn all about SPSCC from staff, faculty, and current students. Browse sessions below and don't forget to RSVP for the session(s) you want to attend!

In-Person Sessions

Automotive Technology Open House

Wednesday, August 17, 9 - 10 a.m.  |  Bldg. 16, Rm. 110  |  RSVP Now >

Get a chance to meet an instructor from the Automotive Program, tour the facility, and see where your classes will be.

Visit South Puget Sound Machine Shop

Wednesday, August 17, 5 - 6 p.m.  |  Lacey Bldg. 3, Rm. 110  |  RSVP Now >

This is a tour of the machine shop at South Puget Sound. This is a field that's in demand and a little less known then traditional classes. A great option to become a machinist or advanced your education to engineering.

Cybersecurity & Network Administration Summer Spotlight

Thursday, August 18, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  |  Bldg. 34, Rm. 100  |  RSVP Now >

Thursday, August 18, 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.  |  Bldg. 34, Rm. 100  |  RSVP Now >

Friday, August 19, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  |  Bldg. 34, Rm. 100  |  RSVP Now >

Friday, August 19, 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.  |  Bldg. 34, Rm. 100  |  RSVP Now >

Prospective students will learn more about the CNA program and tour the classrooms and lab space. Learn about industry certifications, discuss the future job market and participate in hands-on CNA activities. Hear from CNA alumni and current students.

Next Steps Workshop

Thursday, August 18, 3 - 5 p.m.  |  Bldg. 22, Rm. 110 (LSS East)  |  RSVP Now >

Saturday, August 20, 3 - 4 p.m.  |  Bldg. 35, Rm. 151  |  RSVP Now >

Monday, August 22, 5 - 7 p.m.  |  Bldg. 22, Rm. 110 (LSS East)  |  RSVP Now >

Tuesday, August 23, 3 - 5 p.m.  |  Bldg. 22, Rm. 110 (LSS East)  |  RSVP Now >

Join us on campus to finish your Steps to Enroll! Friendly staff from multiple departments are here to help you complete the Steps to Enroll and register for classes.

Placement Made Easy (PME)

Thursday, August 18, 5 - 6 p.m.  |  Bldg. 22, Ste. 201, Rm. 205  |  RSVP Now >

Meet with the Assessment Center leads, Haley Robertson and Zahra Joseph, to learn more about your placement options here at SPSCC. This is the perfect space to get all of your placement questions answered and to discover how to determine the best options.

Getting to Know SPSCC

Saturday, August 20, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  |  Bldg. 35, Rm. 151  |  RSVP Now >

Saturday, August 20, 2 - 4 p.m.  |  Bldg. 35, Rm. 151  |  RSVP Now >

Sunday, August 21, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  |  Bldg. 35, Rm. 151  |  RSVP Now >

Sunday, August 21, 2 - 4 p.m.  |  Bldg. 35, Rm. 151  |  RSVP Now >

Join us for a special event to help you get to know our college and decide if SPSCC is a good fit for you. You’ll experience; an Admissions Information Session where you can learn general information about SPSCC and what we have to offer; A Student Panel where you can hear from current students about what it’s like to be a part of the #Clipper Nation; and go on a Campus Tour where you can learn more about our buildings and the resources inside.

Getting to Know SPSCC is a great event for anyone who has general or specific questions about the college and would like an in-person way to picture themselves as a college student at SPSCC.

Dental Assisting Program Information

Monday, August 22, 12 - 1 p.m.  |  Bldg. 34, Rm. 253  |  RSVP Now >

Learn about the spectacular program at South Puget Sound Community College, Accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) through the American Dental Association (ADA). Become a Certified Dental Assistant.

SPSCC Olympia Campus Tour

Tuesday, August 23, 3 - 4 p.m.  |  Bldg. 22, Start Here Desk  |  RSVP Now >

On our Campus Tour, you will learn about our Olympia campus, buildings and resources. This tour is great for anyone who is interested in learning more about the campus and familiarize themselves with the buildings and their resources. Meet us on our Olympia Campus, Building 22 on the 2nd floor at the Start Here Desk.

ABE and I-BEST Information Session

Wednesday, August 24, 1 - 2 p.m.  |  Bldg. 22, Rm. 293  |  RSVP Now >

Are you a new college student and want to review English, Math, or computer skills? SPSCC offers low cost, non credit ABE English, Math, and Basic Computer classes. SPSCC also offers I-BEST classes that are taught by two teachers. I-BEST classes include Automotive, Early Childhood Education, Office Administration, Machining Technologies, Drafting, English, Math, Psychology, Nutrition, and more!

Online Sessions

Career Coach and Finding Opportunities through Handshake

Thursday, August 18, 10 - 11 a.m.  |   RSVP Now >

Learn how to find careers aligned with your passions and interests with Career Coach. With Handshake, you will also learn about the hiring process and how to find job or internship opportunities related to what you want to do.

SPSCC Student Panel

Thursday, August 18, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.  |   RSVP Now >

Join us for a Student Panel where you’ll get to hear directly from current SPSCC students about what the college is like and what it’s like to be in the #ClipperNation.

This session would be great for anyone who wants a deep dive into what it’s like to be a student, what to expect from resources, student life and the Olympia campus and has questions for current students about their experiences.

Virtual Campus Tour

Friday, August 19, 5 - 6 p.m.  |  RSVP Now >

In our Virtual Campus Tour, you will learn about our Olympia and Lacey campuses, buildings and resources. We’ll also cover academics and the enrollment process. This tour is great for anyone who is interested in learning more about our campus locations and familiarize themselves with the buildings and their resources.

Admissions Information Session

Monday, August 22, 9 - 10 a.m.  |   RSVP Now >

Wednesday, August 24, 4 - 5 p.m.  |   RSVP Now >

In the Virtual Admissions Information Session, you’ll have an Outreach/Admissions Specialist guide you through degree and certificate options, financial aid, facts and figures and the enrollment process.

The Admissions Information Session is perfect for anyone who needs a little more information about the college before deciding if they would like to apply.

English as a Second Language

Monday, August 22, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.  |   RSVP Now >

Learn about our English language classes and sign up for classes.

High School Diploma Completion

Monday, August 22, 12 - 1 p.m.  |  RSVP Now >

Learn more about high school completion options at SPSCC.

Start Next Quarter Information Session

Monday, August 22, 1 - 1:30 p.m.  |   RSVP Now >

An introduction to the Workforce Transitions Programs and how they help you succeed.

ABE and I-BEST Information Session

Tuesday, August 23, 12 - 1 p.m.  |  RSVP Now >

Are you a new college student and want to review English, Math, or computer skills? SPSCC offers low cost, non credit ABE English, Math, and Basic Computer classes. SPSCC also offers I-BEST classes that are taught by two teachers. I-BEST classes include Automotive, Early Childhood Education, Office Administration, Machining Technologies, Drafting, English, Math, Psychology, Nutrition, and more!

Office Technology Degree, Certificates, and Your Future

Tuesday, August 23, 4 - 5 p.m.  |   RSVP Now >

This session is to introduce you to the Office Technology program here at SPSCC and what you can learn in this program. Office Technology teaches skills such as typing, using Microsoft Office, office procedures, business communications, project management, digital productivity, leadership, and much more. This program will prepare you to work in an office as an office coordinator, office specialist, or medical billing and coding professional.

The Certified Chairside Dental Assistant

Wednesday, August 24, 5 - 6 p.m.  |  RSVP Now >

What is a Certified Chairside Dental Assistant? How can SPSCC help me get there?

Introduction to SPSCC and International Student Admissions Process

Wednesday, August 24, 5 - 6 p.m.  |   RSVP Now >

Boundaries and borders are now more than ever so easy to cross. Start your transfer degree online at one of America’s top community colleges. Earn a degree online from your home country or join us in the United States. Meet Juana Alcala, who will introduce SPSCC, and present on the international student application process, scholarships, campus employment, admission requirements, and deadlines.

An In-Depth Look at Degree and Transfer Planning for International Students

Wednesday, August 24, 6 - 7 p.m.  |  RSVP Now >

Learn more about the classes you will need to take to earn your Associate in Business or Associate in Science Track 2 – Computer Science/Engineering degree. In this session, you will hear from the international academic advisor and see a general degree plan that maps out the classes and sequencing that students will need to complete their Associate in Business or Associate in Science Track 2 at SPSCC. We will dive into transfer planning and take a look at how credits transfer to Washington State 4-year Universities. International students currently in their transfer planning process will also be available to share their experiences.