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CESL ONLINE APPLICATION FORM 

Please email cesl@siu.edu for a PDF version of this application.

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
Transfer
Are you applying to transfer to CESL from another school in the U.S.? *

Submit transfer documents - see Terms and Conditions.

Dependents
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.

Agents
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 will send you an electronic copy of your I-20 and you can print it for use at your visa interview and at the airport. However, you may also choose to receive your I-20 via DHL or FedEx using the E-ShipGlobal website. Receiving your immigration documents by courier is at your expense. DHL or FedEx mailing must be paid by credit card (VISA, MasterCard, or Discover only). When your I-20 is ready, CESL will send you instructions about registering and activating your account on the E-ShipGlobal website. The shipment must go to your own address (overseas for new students or in the USA for transfer students). Your immigration documents cannot be shipped to a different person.

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.
TERM APPLICATION DEADLINE CHECK-IN DATE
July 1 , 2022 August 18, 2022
September 1 , 2022 October 17, 2022
December 1 , 2022 January 12, 2023
February 1 , 2023 March 16, 2023
233 See "Community Engagement Program "
May 1 , 2023 June 8, 2023
July 1 , 2023 August 17, 2023
September 1 , 2023 October 16, 2023
Education Plans

What are your plans after completing CESL?

1) I will apply to the following degree program at SIU:
2) Other:
Where Did You Hear About CESL?

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