English Language Institute Program Applications - English Language Institute - The University of Utah

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Course Dates and Program Costs
English Language Institute

APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETE ONE MONTH BEFORE THE START OF THE SESSION

2018 Session Dates

Session Program Dates Student Type Application Close Mandatory Orientation
Spring 1 Jan. 8 - March 2 Full Time Dec. 4 Jan. 4
Transfer Dec 28 Jan. 4
Part Time Jan. 5 **
Spring 2 March 12 - May 4 Full Time Feb. 8 Mar. 8*
Transfer Mar. 1 Mar. 8
Part Time Mar. 9 **
Summer May 14 - July 6 Full Time Apr. 10 May 10
Transfer May 3 May 10
Part Time May 11 **
Fall 1 Aug. 20 - Oct. 12 Full Time Jul. 16 Aug. 16
Transfer Aug. 9 Aug. 16
Part Time Aug. 17 **
Fall 2 Oct. 22 - Dec. 14 Full Time Sep. 18 Oct. 18
Transfer Oct. 11 Oct. 18
Part Time Oct. 19 **

2019 Session Dates

Session Program Dates Student Type Application Close Mandatory Orientation
Spring 1 Jan. 7 - March 1 Full Time Dec. 3 Jan. 3
Transfer Dec 27 Jan. 3
Part Time Jan. 4 **
Spring 2 March 11 - May 3 Full Time Feb. 7 Mar. 7
Transfer Feb. 28 Mar. 7
Part Time Mar. 8 **
Summer May 13 - July 5 Full Time Apr. 9 May 9
Transfer May 2 May 9
Part Time May 10 **
Fall 1 Aug. 19 - Oct. 11 Full Time July 15 Aug. 15
Transfer Aug. 8 Aug. 15
Part Time Aug. 16 **
Fall 2 Oct. 21 - Dec. 13 Full Time Sep. 17 Oct. 17
Transfer Oct. 10 Oct. 17
Part Time Oct. 18 **

All full time and transfer students MUST ATTEND the New Student Orientation

*Due to varying visa wait times, ELI encourages all applicants to complete their application at least three months before the start date of their desired session.

**Orientation for part time students is offered on the day of the part time English level placement test.


The application deadlines above may change at any time without notice before the dates listed above.


Tuition Policy

ELI tuition must be paid before 8:20 am on Tuesday, week two of the session, or you will be dropped from your classes. Students are responsible to ensure that their tuition payments are made on time.

The payment options are:

Non-Scholarship F-1 and Part Time students:
  1. Pay 100% of ELI tuition before 8:20 am on Tuesday, week two of the session.
  2. Payment Plan (must be registered for four classes to qualify.)
    • Pay 50% of ELI tuition before 8:20 am on Tuesday, week two of the session
    • Pay the remaining 50% before 8:20 am on Tuesday, week five of the session.
Scholarship/Sponsored F-1 and J-1 students
  1. Submit a valid financial guarantee on or before 8:20 am on Tuesday, week two of the session. The financial guarantee must cover the entire session. Scholarship students with late financial guarantees must pay a 50% tuition deposit before the tuition deadline. This deposit will be refunded after payment from the scholarship administrator has been received.
  2. Sponsored students who are on J-1 visa must confirm their scholarship status with the office.

Drop Policy

To drop an ELI class, a drop request should be submitted both in person and in writing to the office on or before Friday, week one of the session. F-1 students will be terminated for failure to enroll after 8:20 am on Tuesday of week two if one of the tuition requirements listed above has not been met.

Refund Policy

100% of tuition is refunded if the class is dropped before 8:20 am on Tuesday, week two of the session.

NO TUITION REFUND FOR CLASSES DROPPED AFTER 8:20 AM ON TUESDAY, WEEK TWO OF THE SESSION.

Other Program Information

2018 Tuition Costs

Full-time tuition for F-1: $2200.00 per session. Please note that there is an additional $300 fee required for the first session to cover orientation and three ELI Success classes. These costs are subject to change. Please contact the ELI office for the most current tuition information.

Part-time/Utah Resident tuition: $550 per class. Utah residents may submit proof of permanent residence in the United States to receive a 15% discount on their tuition. These costs are subject to change. Please contact the ELI office for the most current tuition information.

Part-time Student and/or US Resident or Citizen: instructions may be found here on the application process.

University Employees: Benefited University of Utah employees and their families may be eligible for tuition reduction. You can check your eligibility here.

University of Utah employees who are eligible for tuition reduction must submit a copy of their tuition reduction confirmation page to the ELI office.

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