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English Language Institute
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 programs 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 teaching English as a second language to international students at the University of Florida. Our faculty and staff are committed to providing the quality service and education you deserve. We offer English instruction that prepares you for using English in an academic or professional context and the culture that is all around you.
Returning Spring C 2016 Students!
The dates for check in are January 8 to January 11. To check in for Spring C, please follow the link here.
New Spring C 2016 Students!
Spring C Orientation Week is here! This is the week when we give you all the information you need. You'll learn about Gainesville, housing, medical issues, and more. Check out the calendar of events for Orientation Week.
Please note that registration is in the Reitz Union Auditorium at 9:00 am on January 12, not 223 Matherly Hall! You can see the location of the Reitz Union here, and the Auditorium is on the second floor.
Are you looking for housing? Make sure to check out the housing page. We also have a helpful page with a list of apartments that we recommend, a map with a location of the apartments, and some frequently asked questions. Click here!
Congratulations, Fall 2015 English Language Institute graduates!
The Fall Semester, 2015 Edition of ELI Student Voices is out!
ELI 60th Anniversary
If you have any questions about the ELI, please check here
(Information about the ELI programs, classes, finding a place to live, and arrival instructions will be e-mailed directly to you) .
The ELI is also a member of FIEC and AAIEP and is accredited by CEA through 2016.