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Frequently Asked Questions


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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 vacation periods. In order to work on-campus, you must apply for work authorization through the English Language Institute two weeks after the session begins.  

To search for campus employment visit the Job Portal.

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.

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Last Updated: 3/4/22