Educational Planning Day

Group advising and program exploration activities for February 1.


Are You on Track? Check in and Explore Programs 

No classes are held before 3 p.m. on Educational Planning Day, held once per quarter. This is your chance to: 

  • Check in with your advisor to make sure your program completion, graduation, transfer and career goals are on track. ** PLEASE NOTE: Some departments, such as Running Start, will not be able to individually advise every student on Educational Planning Day. Feel free to make an appointment for a date before or after Educational Planning Day.** 
  • Patricipate in group advising activities. 
  • Explore programs that interest you. 

Educational Planning Day Activities 

Career Pathways Exploration 

Not sure what you want to study? Attend one -- or all! -- of our career pathways information sessions, designed for undecided students. 


Let us know which sessions you plan to attend! 


Information Session   


Join Online Session

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Business, Paralegal, and Technology 

Building 16, Room 309 

Join Session 

9:15 – 9:45 a.m.

Science, Engineering, and Mathematics 

 Building 15, Room 220

Join Session 

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.


Building 13, Room 127 

Join Session 

10:45 – 11:15 a.m. 

Education, Social and Behavioral Sciences 

Anthropology Lab, Building 19, Room 21 

Join Session 

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Creative Arts, Literature, and Communication 

 Building 19, Room 11

Join Session 

All-Student Activities 

Advising Drop-In Hours 

Time: 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. & 2:00 - 4:30 p.m. 

Location: Building 7 and on Zoom. Drop-in advising, no appointment needed!  

Club Rush 

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

Location: Building 11 Student Center 

Find the perfect OSE club for you! Find a list of of active clubs & meeting times here

Information Systems Power Up Event 

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Location: Building 16, Room 319 
P.C. problems? Bring your computer or device to the Information Systems Power Up event! Free and open to all TCC students and employees.

Program-Specific Activities

These information sessions, group advising sessions, and other activities offer more in-depth information about program completion, transfer pathways, and career options for students currently in programs. Students who want to learn more about a particular program are also welcome to attend.

ABE/ELA Funding Workshop 

Time: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. 

Location: Building 7, Room 186 (Cal Lab) 

Open to all Adult Basic Education (ABE) and English Language Acquisition (ELA) students, this workshop will cover college funding options, including FAFSA/WASFA completion and Workforce Education Funding

Bachelor Degrees Information Session 

Time: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. 

Location: Online

Join Session

Did you know you can get a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree at TCC? Learn about our BAS offerings in: 

  • Advanced Networking and Data Security 
  • Applied Management 
  • Community Health 
  • Health Information Management 

Questions? Email

Beyond ELA

Time: Noon - 12:30 p.m. 

Location: Building 7, Room 186 (CAL Lab) 

Options for Level 5/6 English Language Acquisition (ELA) students transitioning from ELA to college-level work. 

Biology Advising 

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. 

Location: Building 15, Room 202

Get advising on biology education and career pathways from Biology faculty. 


Computer Science Advising 

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. 

Location: Building 15, Room 106 

Get advising on computer science education and career pathways from Computer Science faculty. 

Engineering Educational Planning Day Event  

Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon. 

Location: Building 16, Room 106, with breakout sessions in Rooms 108, 109, and 110

If you're interested in studying Engineering, don't miss this session, which includes valuable information about program and transfer options. This quarter's guest speaker is Calvin Rhodes, a TCC and WSU Mechanical Engineering graduate currently working at Aquagga Inc. 


Environmental Sustainability Advising

Time: 11:00 a.m. - noon 

Location: Building 15, Room 201. 

Get advising on environmental sustainability education and career pathways from Environmental Science faculty. 

Love Your Future Healthcare Career 

Career Fair 

Time: 10 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

Location: Building 13 

Career opportunities in: 

Meet local healthcare employers! 

  • Arris Health
  • Avamere Transitional Care of Puget Sound
  • Avamere at Pacific Ridge
  • Cottesmore of Life Care
  • Grays Harbor Community Hospital
  • Innovative Sleep Centers
  • Korean Women’s Association
  • Multicare Health System
  • PeaceHealth
  • Proliance Surgeons
  • Providence Centralia Hospital
  • Providence Swedish South Sound
  • Swedish Health Seattle 
  • TRA Medical Imaging
  • University of Washington
  • Valley Medical Center
  • Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

Music Department Open House 

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. 

Location: Building 19, Room 36 

Learn about TCC's music degree options and how they prepare you to transfer!