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New Student Newsletter                                   December 3, 2012


 MiraCosta College Welcomes You!

Beach Field Trip
Online Application
Placement Tests
Finding Housing
Meet Our Bloggers!

Meet Nattamon from Thailand, Andrii from Ukraine and Cat from Vietnam. All three students blog about their experiences as international students at MiraCosta College. Read about their favorite places to eat, their experiences in school, and the fun activities all around San Diego.

Click here to find out more!

Connect With Our Peer Leaders
We've created a discussion board 
specifically for you! Join the Peer 
Leaders at 
and learn all about housing, where 
to find cheap textbooks, how and 
when to register for classes, what 
you can expect your first weeks 
and months in San Diego and much 
more. Get first hand advise from 
students who know. Sign up today! 

Sign up for the Beach Field Trip!
It is our tradition that we offer the second day of the orientation for students to explore the fun side of Oceanside!  Please make sure to sign up!
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Did you know?
No smoking
Since the first day of fall semester 2011, MiraCosta College joined more than 20 other California colleges as a smoke-free campus. See more information here.

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Dear Student:
Please be reminded that the new student orientation is on January 8 & 9.  Before attending the orientation, please
visit the New Student Orientation page and make sure to complete the online application and placement tests. 
 College students
Online application
Online Application
All new students must complete an online application before becoming eligible for enrolling in classes. Please go to the MiraCosta Application website to start your online application today! Once you complete the online application, please email the International Office at to obtain important information on how to create your personal log-in to the college enrollment system, SURF.
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Placement Tests:
One of the most important elements for your success at MiraCosta College is to find the right classes during your first semester. To better determine your English and Math levels please prepare to take the placement tests after arriving at MiraCosta CollegeYou can use this Testing Office website to review test questions before taking the placement tests.
Are you still looking for a place to stay?

All international students should plan to apply to stay with a host family or arrange for housing for your arrival. Check out the housing section on our website! 


Institute for International Perspectives

MiraCosta College
One Barnard Drive

Oceanside, CA 92056


Phone: (760)795-6897

Fax:     (760)757-8209