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BIG TUITION DISCOUNTS for all CESL 8-week Intensive English Program Students in Spring 2021!
* Term 212 (March 15 - May 7, 2021): online instruction:   $2300  → $1150, hybrid instruction: $2300 → $1800!
* Term 214 (June 7 - July 30, 2021):  online instruction:   $2300  → $1150, hybrid/face to face instruction: $2300  → $1800!
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Student Information
Are you applying to study online or in-person? *

                 Date of Birth:

(CESL applicants must be at least 18 years of age or have completed secondary school)

Gender *
Student Contact Information

(Student address in home country)

( NOTE: Agents must use the student's home address and email address. Failure to do so will result in the rejection of this application. You may enter the agency's email address in the "Agents" section below. Communication will be sent to you.)

Visa Information
Are you already in the U.S.? *
If you are already in the U.S., please indicate your Visa Type
Are you applying to transfer to CESL from another school in the U.S.? *

Submit transfer documents - see Terms and Conditions.

Will your spouse or children accompany you? *

If yes, you need to submit the DEPENDENT COPY I-20 REQUEST FORM (The form to be used is available for download HERE) A passport copy must also be submitted for each dependent listed.

Are you being represented by a placement agency? *

If you answered "Yes", please enter the agent's information below. All admissions correspondence will be sent to the agent by email.

I-20 Mailing Instruction

CESL offers you the opportunity to receive your I-20 via DHL or FedEx through E-ShipGlobalReceiving your immigration documents by courier is at your expense and your credit card will be charged upon requesting the service. The DHL or FedEx Express mailing must be paid by credit card (VISA, MasterCard or Discover cards only).When you I-20 is ready CESL will send you directions to reach the website in order to register an activate your account at E-ShipGlobal. You may request a shipment either to your overseas address or to a U.S. contact address. If your documents will be sent to a U.S. contact, please include the name of the person at that address.

Application Dates

Please indicate which session(s) you plan to attend at CESL. *

*Select ALL sessions you wish to attend.

*ALL students MUST attend registration on the CHECK-IN date, followed by testing and orientation days before their first session.

This table details when study sessions are available.
February 1, 2021 March 15, 2021
213 See "Community Engagement Program "
May 1, 2021 June 3, 2021
July 1, 2021 August 12, 2021
September 1, 2021 October 11, 2021
Education Plans

What are your plans after completing CESL?

1) I will apply to the following degree program at SIU:
2) Other:
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