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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

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


  • Regular Programs:
    Learn about the programs offered by the ELI.

  • Application Information:
    Application forms and important information you need to begin to apply to the ELI.

  • Certificate of Financial Responsibility:
    Show proof of financial responsibility if you intend to study on an F-1 (student) visa
    Use the ELI's Certificate of Financial Responsibility

  • Application Forms:
    You can Complete an Application Online or print out a copy and send it to us by mail.

  • Make an Online Credit Card Payment on our secure site.

  • Immunizations:
    U.S. immigration laws require visiting students to the United States to submit a record of their immunizations. International students at ELI must prove they have had the following:
    • A current PPD skin test, taken within the last year, that confirms they are free of Tuberculosis
    • AND

    • One of the following vaccine combinations is acceptable
      • 2 MMRs
      • 1 MMR + 1 Measles
      • 2 Measles + 1 Rubella
      • A positive Titer blood test with lab report
Immunization Form (Please send the completed Immunization Form only to the ELI )
Please read the Immunization instructions before filling out the form.

  • If the student is not yet 18, a parent or guardian MUST sign and date the Waiver of Liability AND the Immunization Form, Section A, below #5, AND Section F at the bottom of the page.

  • All students must provide proof of health insurance. If you purchase health insurance in your country, the company MUST fill out the Insurance Verification Form. All responses to this form must be "yes." If you wish to be sure your insurance is acceptable, it is preferable to purchase it when you arrive at the ELI.

  • Arrival Instructions:
    The ELI offers detailed instructions to help you arrive in Gainesville.


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