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English Language Institute
PO Box 117051
223 Matherly Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-7051
Phone: (352) 392-2070
Fax: (352) 392-3744
studyenglish@eli.ufl.edu


UCIEP, University and College Intensive English ProgramsThe ELI is a proud member of UCIEP, a consortium of University and College Intensive English Programs

Welcome to the English Language Institute (ELI)

The University of Florida English Language Institute offers intensive English programs that prepare students for using English in the real world. Our methods of instruction are based on current research in the fields of language teaching, acquisition, learning and assessment, and the more than 60 years of experience we have had teaching English to international students at the University of Florida. Our faculty and staff are committed to excellence in providing quality service and education. We offer English instruction that prepares you for using English in an academic or professional context as well as the culture that is all around you.

Returning Fall C 2016 Students

Welcome back! To check in for Fall C, please follow the link here between August 25 and 29.

New Fall C 2016 Students

Orientation Week is almost here! This is when we welcome you to the ELI and give you all the information you need to get settled. You'll learn about Gainesville, housing, health insurance, and more. Check out the Orientation Week calendar of events.

Please note that Welcome and Registration at 9:00AM on August 30 is NOT in 223 Matherly Hall! It will be in J. Wayne Reitz Union Auditorium. You can see the location here.

Are you looking for housing? Make sure to check out the housing page. We also have a a list of apartments that we recommend and some frequently asked questions here.

Congratulations, Summer 2016 English Language Institute Graduates

The Summer 2016 Edition of ELI Student Voices is out!

ELI 60th Anniversary

The ELI celebrated its 60th Anniversary in 2014! Check out the great photos from the event. Please share your memories with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram by using #ELI60years.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any questions about the ELI, please click here. You can also click the button below to get information about the ELI programs, classes, finding a place to live, and arrival instructions.

The ELI is also a member of FIEC and AAIEP and is accredited by CEA through 2016.

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