To offer the highest quality ESL instruction that supports current and potential university students, visiting scholars, and international student and scholar dependents at the University of Texas (UT); to provide EFL teacher training programs to the UT community and beyond; and to extend the reach and impact of the University of Texas at Austin to the world through our programs.
To change the world through exemplary English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction and English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teacher training.
We strive to fulfill our mission by…
- Offering a variety of program options to meet individual needs
- Hiring exceptionally qualified ESL educators and providing them the technology, funding, and professional development opportunities necessary to offer our programs
- Providing pre-arrival, new-student, and current-student orientation materials, immigration advising, and workshops to help students navigate our program, prepare for university culture, and adjust to life in the U.S.
- Organizing a variety of social activities to help participants improve their language skills, create an ESL community, and learn about US culture