If you are a current student at the ELI, you may find links to valuable information below:
ELI tuition must be paid on or before the first Friday of each session or you will be dropped from your classes. If you do not meet the conditions below and are dropped from your classes, you will have one week to transfer to another school or return to your home country.
Here are your options:
To drop from an ELI class, a drop request must be submitted in person to the office by the first Friday of the session to avoid a tuition charge.
100% of tuition is refunded if the class is dropped by the first Friday of the session.
NO TUITION REFUND FOR CLASSES DROPPED AFTER THE FIRST FRIDAY.
Suchavadee (Annex 2202)
Address Change, SEVIS Advising, School Transfer, Travel Request, Program Extension, Attendance Probation, Academic/Grade Probation
Krairut (Annex 2200)
SEVIS Advising, Program Suspension
Korrin (Annex 2202H)
Class and Level Issues, Academic Planning, Personal and Health Issues
Complaints or concerns about a course, instructor, or other part of the program
Classes generally range from 12-20 students per class, with a mixture of people from many parts of the world. You might have students from your country in your class, and this isn't a problem at all as long as students work hard to use only English and meet people in the community.
Each session, F-1 students must be in classes for 16 class periods (approx. 18 clock hours) per week.
Yes. While you are enrolled in the ELI program, you can work on-campus up to 20 hours per week during the school year and up to 40 hours per week during break periods. In order to work on-campus, you must apply for work authorization through the English Language Institute two weeks after the session begins.
Our program length is one year but if you are unable to finish your coursework, you may require an extension before your I-20 End Date.
Yes. You may transfer to another school in the U.S. at any time.