Apply to the ESL Program

We look forward to receiving your application!

To learn about the ESL Program, review the program's web section. If you have questions about the visa application process, please review the information on our Immigration Information page. Please contact Theresa Howlett with questions about applying to the ESL program: howlett@gonzaga.edu

Application Checklist 

Before we can process your application and send your I-20, we must have the following application materials. All application materials should be submitted through the online application system.

  • A completed ESL Application form (click link below).
  • A copy of your passport.
  • Evidence of English training: transcripts that show English coursework OR an English test score such as Duolingo, iTEP, TOEFL, or IELTS.
  • A Financial Declaration signed by the person responsible for your educational expenses.
  • A supporting bank statement in the name of the person who signed the Financial Declaration. For sponsored students, please submit a financial guarantee letter from sponsoring organization or embassy.

For students transferring from another ESL program, please submit official transcripts or grade reports from your current institution.

Application Deadlines

Click the ESL Program Calendar for more details about the ESL Program dates and schedule.

Application deadline: July 1, 2021

Suggested date of arrival: August 25, 2021

August 26
New student orientation
August 27 New student orientation
August 30 New student orientation
August 31 Classes begin - mandatory immigration check in
September 6 Labor Day - No Classes
October 19 Last day of classes
 

Application deadline: September 22, 2021

Suggested date of arrival: October 19, 2021

October 20
New student orientation
October 21 New student orientation
October 22 New student orientation
October 25 Founders' Day – No Classes
October 26 Classes begin - mandatory immigration check in
November 24 - 26 Thanksgiving Holiday- No Classes
December 16 Last day of classes, ELC End of Semester Celebration
 

Application deadline: December 7, 2021

Suggested date of arrival: January 5, 2022

January 6
New student orientation
January 7 New student orientation
January 10 New student orientation
January 13 Classes begin - mandatory immigration check in
January 17 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No Classes
February 7 Faculty Curriculum Day - No Classes
February 14 Presidents' Day Holiday - No Classes
March 4 Last day of classes
 

Application deadline: February 10, 2022

Suggested date of arrival: March 13, 2022

March 14
New student orientation
March 15 New student orientation
March 16 New student orientation
March 17 Classes begin - mandatory immigration check in
April 15 Easter Holiday - No Classes
April 18 Easter Holiday - No Classes 
May 6 Last day of classes, ELC End of Semester Celebration
 
Program Dates will become available at a later date.
 

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Spokane, WA 99258