Parents: Get on board for Tacoma Public Schools’ college tours

Tacoma Public Schools is sponsoring a bus tour of area colleges for parents of TPS students. Each of seven stops on the tour, which begin April 13, visits a different campus.

Each visit includes a tour and presentation from college staff on the admissions process, financial aid, scholarships and college life unique to each school.

Registration for the tours is required. You can register at . Or call the school district Community Partnership Office at 253-571-1087. For more information, email

Buses will leave from the school district Central Administration Building at 601 S. Eighth St. at the times listed below. Parents can park in the building’s free parking lot.

Scheduled visits:

• Mon., April 13: Evergreen State College-Tacoma Campus (5:45 pm)

• Tues., April 14: Tacoma Community College (5:30 pm)

• Wed., April 15: Pacific Lutheran University (4:45 pm)

• Thurs., April 16: University of Washington-Tacoma (5:40 pm)

• Tues., April 21: University of Puget Sound (5:30 pm)

• Wed., April 22: Bates Technical College (5:40 pm)

• Thurs., April 23: Clover Park Technical College​ (5:40)