Timetable

ELI Schedule

The ELI program provides two semesters of instruction, an early summer six-week session, and, depending on student needs, possibly a late summer six-week session. The ELI program provides 20 to 25 hours of instruction per week during the semester. For the summer programs, the ELI program provides 23 weekly hours of instruction per six-week session. International ELI students are required to be enrolled for 18 hours of instruction to be considered active students by Homeland Security regulations.

Fall Semester

The fall semester begins in late August and ends in mid-December. It consists of sixteen weeks with a Thanksgiving holiday break in mid or late November.

Spring Semester

The spring semester begins in mid to late January and ends in mid- May. It consists of sixteen weeks with a week long Spring Break in mid-March.

Summer Sessions

The ELI program may elect to provide English Summer School in mid-May through June.


2016-2017 ELI Academic Calendar

Fall 2016
Aug 14 Arrival Day (for new ELI students)
Aug 14 - 26 ELI Student Orientation (Required for all new ELI students)
Aug 28 All residence halls open at 10 a.m. for returning students
Aug 29 Classes begin
Aug 29 Deadline to waive health insurance charges
Sep 5 Labor Day Holiday (no classes)
Sep 30 Final payment for Fall 2016 charges due
Oct 10 - 14 Midterm week
Nov 21 - 25 Thanksgiving Holiday (No classes during the week. University open Monday - Wednesday)
Dec 5 - 17 Testing Weeks
Dec 12 Classes End
Dec 13 Study Day
Dec 18 All residence halls close at noon and Winter Break begins
Dec 25 - Jan 1 Winter Break (University closed)

Spring 2017
Jan 8 Arrival Day (for new ELI students)
Jan 8 - 13 ELI Student Orientation (Required for all new ELI students)
Jan 16 Martin Luther King Holiday (no classes)
Jan 16 All residence halls open at 10 a.m. for returning students
Jan 17 Classes Begin
Jan 17 Deadline to waive health insurance charges
Feb 28 Final payment for Spring 2017 charges due
Feb 27 - Mar 3 Midterm week
Mar 13 - 17 Spring Break
Apr 24 - May 6 Testing Weeks
May 1 Classes End
May 2 Study Day
May 7 All residence halls close at noon

Summer 2017
May 10 - 12 Business Registration for English Summer School
May 15 - Jun 23 English Summer School



2017-2018 ELI Academic Calendar

Fall 2017
Aug 15 Arrival Day
Aug 16 - 26 ELI Student Orientation (ESO)
Aug 27 All residence halls open at 10 a.m. for returning students
Aug 28 Classes begin
Aug 28 Deadline to waive health insurance charges
Sep 1 Last day for Business Registration
Sep 4 Labor Day Holiday (no classes)
Sep 29 Final payment for Fall 2017 charges due
Oct 9 - 13 Midterm week
Nov 20 - 24 Thanksgiving Holiday (No classes during the week. University open Monday - Wednesday)
Dec 4 - 16 Testing Weeks
Dec 11 Classes End
Dec 12 Study Day
Dec 17 All residence halls close at noon and Winter Break begins
Dec 25 - Jan 1 Winter Break (University closed)

Spring 2018
Jan 7 Arrival Day
Jan 7 - 13 ELI Student Orientation (ESO)
Jan 15 Martin Luther King Holiday (no classes)
Jan 15 All residence halls open at 10 a.m. for returning students
Jan 16 Classes Begin
Jan 16 Deadline to waive health insurance charges
Feb 27 Final payment for Spring 2018 charges due
Feb 26 - Mar 2 Midterm week
Mar 12 - 16 Spring Break
Apr 23 - May 5 Testing Weeks
Apr 30 Classes End
May 1 Study Day
May 6 All residence halls close at noon

Summer 2018
May 9 - 11 Business Registration for English Summer School
May 14 - Jun 22 English Summer School