The ESL program follows the academic calendar at Xavier University, which is based on a semester system. Semesters average 16 weeks in length.
Please note the following:
- Fall Semester begins in late August and ends in mid-December.
- Spring Semester begins in early January and ends in early May.
- A 12-week summer term is available from late May to early August.
See information below about late applications (*) and half-terms (**).
Spring Semester, 2014
Priority Deadline: October 15, 2013
|January 9||Placement Test / Orientation|
|January 10||Orientation continues|
|January 11||Tour of the City and Social Activity|
|January 13||Intensive English (ESL) Registration|
|January 14||First Day of Intensive English Classes|
|May 5||End-of-Term Institutional TOEFL|
Summer Term, 2014
Application Deadline: March 1, 2013
|May 16||Placement Test / New Student Meeting|
|May 19||ESL Registration|
|May 20||First Day of Classes|
|August 11||End-of-Term Institutional TOEFL|
Fall Semester, 2014
Priority Deadline: June 1, 2014
|August 21||Placement Test / Orientation|
|August 22||Orientation Continues|
|August 23||Tour of the City and Social Activity|
|August 25||Intensive English (ESL) Registration|
|August 26||First day of Intensive English Classes|
|December 15||End-of-Term Institutional TOEFL|
Applications received after the deadline will be considered on a case-by-case basis according to program availability. Admission cannot be guaranteed.
* Late applications will be considered, but please note that admission cannot be guaranteed. It is important to apply as early as possible to allow enough time to mail documents and obtain a student visa. If you are applying from within the United States, application time is generally shorter.
** A note about half-semesters: To provide some flexibility, ESL studentswho are already in the country and who are eligible to study may transfer to enroll for a half semester. Please note that space cannot be guaranteed. Contact the Director about availability of half-terms.
All dates subject to change