Recruitment Partners

Shoreline Community College collaborates with recruitment partners to develop and retain a diverse international student population.

The International Education Department administers Shoreline's student-referral program. Recruitment partners agree to promote Shoreline Community College abroad. Our partners assist students with applying to Shoreline. They also provide pre-departure orientations, help students apply for visas, arrange travel, and secure housing.

Prospective international referral agencies are required to complete an online application and submit references.

To become a Shoreline partner, complete this short application.

Shoreline Community College cannot pay any commission for students referred to the college without a current contract in place. The College can accept and serve your students without a contract, however commission will not be paid unless we have a current contract in place.

General Questions, Immigration or Visa-related Issues, Admission Decisions:

Bo Fu
Acting Director of International Outreach

Phone: (206) 327-8085
Email: bfu@shoreline.edu

Commission Processing:

JoAnna Buxton
Administrative Assistant

Phone: (206) 533-6616
Fax:  (206) 546-7854
Email: jbuxton@shoreline.edu

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Important Dates


Winter Quarter 2024
Orientation Begins: January 2
First day of classes: January 8
Final exams end: March 22

Spring Quarter 2024
Orientation Begins: March 25
First day of classes: April 3
Final exams end: June 20

Summer Quarter 2024
Orientation Begins: June 24
First day of classes: July 1
Final exams end: August 22

Fall Quarter 2024
Orientation Begins: September 16
First day of classes: September 25
Final exams end: December 12


Please note these dates are subject to change.