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English Language Institute at the University of Utah

1901 E. South Campus Dr., #2202, Salt Lake City, UT 84112

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English Language Institute

If you are a current student at the ELI, you may find links to valuable information below:

Outstanding Students and Honor Roll

ELI Policies

Tuition Policy
ELI tuition must be paid before 8:20 AM on Tuesday of Week 2 of each session or you will be dropped from your classes.

Here are your options:

  1. Pay 100% of ELI tuition on or before 8:20 AM on Tuesday of Week 2 of the session. We accept credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express), traveler's checks, cash, and personal checks.
  2. Submit:
    1. ELI Payment Plan (must have already been approved by the office)
    2. pay 50% of ELI tuition on or before 8:20 AM on Tuesday of Week 2 of the session
    3. pay the remaining 50% by 8:20 AM on Tuesday of Week 5
  3. Submit a valid financial guarantee by 8:20 AM on Tuesday of Week 2 of the session. The financial guarantee must cover the entire session.
  4. Sponsored students who are on J-1 visa must confirm your scholarship status with the office.

Drop Policy
To drop from an ELI class, a drop request must be submitted in person to the office by 8:20 AM on Tuesday of Week 2 of the session to avoid a tuition charge.

Refund Policy
100% of tuition is refunded if the class is dropped by 8:20 AM on Tuesday of Week 2.


Miscellaneous Information:

Frequently Asked Questions

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.