English Language Institute



We provide a quality, intensive program for non-native speakers that meets the learning needs of our diverse student population. Our teachers and staff are ready to make your experience a remarkable one. Students may register for as many sessions as they want and also students add electives like Conversation or TOEFL prep. This year saw the highest number of ELI graduates since 1988.




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Application Process for New / Transfer Students


Step 1.

Review the ELI Application  Checklist (see Resources list below for links to documents) - English/Spanish/Arabic/Portuguese

Step 2.

Submit all documents either directly or in person to the ELI Program Manager (contact information below)


Step 3.

Pay the registration fee as outlined in the Application Checklist



a) Application Checklist - English/Spanish/Arabic/Portuguese

b) Calendar/Fees 2017 - English/Spanish

    Calendar/Fees 2018 - English/Spanish

c) Application Process Timeline

d) Printable Application Form 2017 - English

    Printable Application Form 2018 - English

e) Student Health Insurance Requirements - English/Spanish/Arabic

f) Steps to Pay Online

g) How to Create an eShip Global Order to Ship Form 1-20

h) How to Retrieve Your Electronic I-94 Number

i) Student Sponsor Letter (if applicable) - English/Spanish/Arabic

j) UTEP Transfer-In Form (if applicable)

k) Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination Information (if applicable)

l) Minor Student Participation Release Form (if applicable)

m) Office of International Programs Check In

Documents to be Submitted by Returning Students


ELI Student Data Information

Adult Student Participation Release Form










Govindasamy Parthiban

Program Manager

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ELI Brochure (English/Espanol)

Sample Classroom Schedule

ELI Fall 2017 Course Catalog 

ELI Spring 2018 Course Catalog