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Program Calendar

The Intensive English Program is a 12 week program that occurs within the university semester.  Below are the important dates for the IEP. For Illinois Institute of Technology Academic Calendar, please visit http://web.iit.edu/registrar/academic-calendar.

1Application Deadline 2Arrival Date(s) 2Orientation and Placement Exam
Program Course Dates Break End of Term Celebration
Fall 2017 August 20, 2017 August 28 or 29, 2017 August 30 to September 1, 2017 September 4 to December 2, 2017 November 18 to 26, 2017 December 1, 2017
Spring 2018 December 20, 2017 January 22 or 23, 2018 January 24 to 26, 2018 January 29 to May 5, 2018 March 12 to 17, 2018 April 27, 2018
Summer 2018 April 20, 2018 May 20, 2018 May 21 to May 23, 2017 May 21 to August 10, 2018 No break offered August 10, 2018
Fall 2018 July 20, 2018 August 11 or 12, 2018 August 13 to August 17, 2018 August 20 to December 8, 2018 No IEP Classes October 7 to 13, 2017 and November 18 to 24, 2017  November 30, 2018
Spring 2019 December 20, 2018 January 5 or 6, 2019 January 7 to 11, 2019 January 14 to May 11, 2019 No IEP Classes March 11 to 16, 2019 + Spring Break March 18 to 23, 2019 May 3, 2019
Summer 2019 April 20, 2018 May 19, 2019 May 20 to May 22, 2019 May 20 to August 10, 2019 No break offered August 10, 2019

1English Language Services accepts applications year round for the Intensive English Program; however, there is an application deadline related to the timeframe of visa issuance.

2Arrival and orientation and placement exam dates are mandatory. You MUST plan your travel to arrive on time. If you arrive earlier, you will have to plan your own housing accomodations until housing is available. If you will be late, please inform us immediately; in most cases, we will ask you to defer coming until the next semester.

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Example Weekly Schedule

This is an example schedule. IEP classes may be scheduled Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. The schedule is based on the availability of university classrooms.

IEP Level 1 and Level 3

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:00-11:15 Possible Time for Elective Course Reading and Writing Reading and Writing
11:25-12:40 Grammar Grammar
12:50-13:40 Break Break Break Break Break
13:50-15:05 Listening and Speaking Listening and Speaking Possible Time for Elective Course
15:15-16:30

IEP Level 2 and Level 4

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:00-11:15 Possible Time for Elective Course Grammar Listening and Speaking Grammar Listening and Speaking
11:25-12:40
12:50-13:40 Break Break Break Break Break
13:50-15:05 Reading and Writing Reading and Writing Possible Time for Elective Course
15:15-16:30