Application and Cost Information
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The IESL Program offers an evening course in Communication in English (CIE). This 3-hour, non-academic credit class meets for 15 week. The Spring 2014 class will meet Tuesday nights from 7:00 p.m. until 9:45 p.m., beginning January 7.
What will be taught in CIE?
CIE is designed to help advanced proficiency non-native speakers of English become more effective communicators in academic, professional and social situations. Classroom activities are designed to give participants the opportunity to improve conversational fluency, an understanding of English vocabulary, and the acquisition of linguistic strategies needed in professional interactions such as discussions and presentations.
How do I apply?
(1) Complete a paper application:
Mail, email, fax, or hand-deliver your application to the IESL office (Room 207, West Wing of Strickler Hall, on the Belknap Campus of UofL). If you are an UofL student or employee, include your UofL ID number (so your ID number is not duplicated). Please make sure we have your current email address, in case we need to contact you.
Or, (2) Complete the on-line form:
After submitting the application, you should receive a response from our office in 10 working (business) days. Class size is limited to 15.
Please note, as a part-time course, CIE does not meet immigration requirements for F-1 international students.
What happens after I apply?
First, wait to receive your letter of acceptance. If accepted, the IESL office will register you in the class. Students are registered based on the Registration schedule of the University. You will receive an email verifying your acceptance in the program, giving you instructions concerning payment, and confirming the location of the first class meeting.
Second, pay your tuition and fees. You can use the web registration system, the phone registration system, or pay in person at the Bursar's Office. If you are using tuition remission, contact the Bursar's Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How much does the class cost?
Tuition and fees for the semester are $725. You must also buy your books and materials (determined by the instructor). The tuition MUST be paid in full before the first night of class to guarantee a space in the program. Students who have not settled their bills before the first day of class will be removed from the class roster and placed on the waiting list. Openings in the program are filled on a first-come-first-served basis.
Am I eligible for tuition remission?
Tuition remission is based on your employment with UofL. Because of confidentiality requirements, employees are responsible for finding out if they are eligible for tuition remission. Information on how to apply for tuition remission is available through the Bursar's Office.
For more information
Our office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00a.m.-4:00p.m.
updated November 18