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 (**).
Future calendars: Click here.
Spring Semester, 2013
Priority Deadline: October 15, 2012
|January 4||Placement Test / Orientation continues|
|January 5||Tour of the City and Social Activity|
|January 7||Intensive English (ESL) Registration|
|January 8||First Day of Intensive English Classes|
|April 29||End-of-Term Institutional TOEFL|
Summer Term, 2013
Application Deadline: March 1, 2013
|May 10||Placement Test / New Student Meeting|
|May 13||ESL Registration|
|May 14||First Day of Classes|
|August 5||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.
Fall Semester, 2013
Priority Deadline: June 1, 2013
|August 22||Placement Test / Orientation|
|August 23||Orientation Continues|
|August 24||Tour of the City and Social Activity|
|August 26||Intensive English (ESL) Registration|
|August 27||First day of Intensive English Classes|
|December 16||End-of-Term Institutional TOEFL|
* 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.
All dates subject to change