English Language Institute

Academic Calendar

Current semester: Fall Term 2019 (University Term: 2201)

Intensive English Program

  • September 3 - December 5, 2019
  • Application deadline is September 1, 2019 (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:

  • September 6: first day of ELI classes 
  • September 17: Last day to withdraw from an ELI class and get a refund
  • October 14: ELI Fall Break (no ELI classes)
  • November 25, 26, 27, 28, 29:  Thanksgiving Break (no ELI classes)
  • November 22, December 2, and December 3: ELI Final Exams
  • December 5:  Last day of classes and ELI Closing Ceremony

Dates for Future Terms in the Intensive English Program

 
  Fall
2019
Spring
2020

Summer
2020

Duration of term

September 3 - December 5 January 7 - April 9 May 5 - July 30

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.)
July 31 November 30, 2019  March 31

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

(Applications are accepted until the date listed or until enrollment is full.)
September 1 January 3 May 1

Placement test

Registration

Orientation

Classes begin

September 3

September 4

Sept. 4-5

September 6

January 7

January 8

January 8-9

January 10

May 5

May 6

May 6-7

May 8 

Holidays (no ELI classes)

September 2: Labor Day

Fall Break:
Oct. 14

Thanksgiving: Nov. 25-29

January 20: Martin Luther King Day

March 8-15: Spring Break

May 25:
Memorial Day

July 3:
Independence Day

 

Final Exams Nov. 22, Dec. 2-3 April 3, 6, 7 July 24, 27, 28
Last Day of Classes and Closing Ceremony December 5 April 9 July 30

 

Tentative Intensive English Program Dates for Academic Year 2020-2021
Dates below are subject to change.

  • Fall 2020: September 1 - December 3, 2020
  • Spring 2021: January 12 - April 15, 2021
  • Summer 2021: May 11 - August 5, 2021