English Language Institute

Academic Calendar

Current semester: Summer Term 2020 (University Term: 2207)

Remote Intensive English Program

  • May 5 – July 30, 2020
  • Application deadline is May 1, 2020 (for students who do not need an F-1 visa or for students interested in part-time study).
  • Dates for social and cultural activities in the ELI can be found on the Activities and Events Calendar

For deadlines and dates for other courses and programs, please visit that program's page.

Important Events and Holidays:

  • May 8: First day of ELI classes 
  • May 25: Memorial Day (University closed - no ELI classes)
  • May 19: Last day to withdraw from an ELI class and get a refund
  • July 3: Independence Day (University closed - no ELI classes)
  • July 24, 27, 28: ELI Final Exams* (tentative)
  • July 30: Last day of classes and ELI Closing Ceremony (Closing Ceremony is TBD)

Dates for Future Terms in the Intensive English Program





Spring 2021

Duration of term

May 5 - July 30

September 1 - November 24

January 12 – April 15

Application deadline for students needing an F-1 visa

(Applications are accepted until the date listed or until enrollment is full. Applications may be accepted after the deadline if space is available; however, submitting an application after the deadline may not allow enough time to obtain a visa in the applicant's country.)

 March 31

July 20


Application deadline for part-time or non-F-1 visa students

(Applications are accepted until the date listed or until enrollment is full.)

May 1

August 28


Placement test



Classes begin

May 5

May 6

May 6-7

May 8 

Sept. 1

Sept. 2

Sept. 2 - 3

Sept. 4

Jan. 12

Jan. 13

Jan. 13 – 14

Jan. 15

Holidays (no ELI classes)


May 25:
Memorial Day

July 3:
Independence Day


Oct. 12:
Fall Break



Jan. 18: MLK Jr. Day

Mar. 7 – 14:
Spring Break


Final Exams 

July 24, 27, 28*

November 17, 19, 20 

April 9, 12, 13

Last Day of Classes and Closing Ceremony

July 30

(Closing Ceremony is TBD)

November 24

April 15

*Finals in the ELI are held in every skill area during the last week and a half of the term. There are no excused absences for the final exams. A missed final exam will result in a zero (0) for that exam. Final exam formats and dates may be altered for summer 2020, but all exams will be completed by July 28.

Tentative Intensive English Program Dates for Academic Year 2021-2022
Please check back in September 2020.