Session Dates for 2017-18

Starting in Fall 2017, ELI is changing to a 14-week session.

Fall session, 2017 August 23 – December 8
Spring session, 2018 January 10 – April 27
Summer session, 2018 May 9 – August 17


Students continuing from one session to the next have vacation weeks between sessions—five weeks between Fall and Spring, two weeks between Spring and Summer, and one week between Summer and Fall.  There is also a long Thanksgiving weekend in November and one week Spring Break in March.

Weekly Schedule

  1. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Grammar/Composition/Reading
  2. Monday through Thursday, 12:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Listening/Speaking
  3. 21 hours per week of classroom activities, use of technology, and cultural awareness in preparation for success at the university.
  4. Students on F1 visas must study all day.