ESL/Certificate Programs

ESL/Certificate Programs

  1. First, learn which program is right for you by browsing this website
  2. Complete the ESL/Certificate Application (please open and save in Adobe Acrobat)
  3. Include the non-refundable $150 Application Fee ($200 effective April 1, 2015 for Summer 2015 programs and beyond)
    Please pay by credit card (VISA, MasterCard, or American Express), bank check or U.S. check made payable to: UC Regents. In order to ensure we are protecting sensitive credit card information, please do not send credit card information, including your personal account number, expiration date, and security code, via email. We kindly ask that any forms or documents containing any credit card information be sent via fax or mail or in person only
  4. To receive your I-20 for an F-1 student visa, you must complete Sections 4 and 5 of the application and attach a financial or bank statement to the application
  5. If you are transferring from another school in the United States, you must provide a copy of your current I-20, F-1 visa page, passport information page, and CBP admission stamp in your passport OR I-94 number retrieval record (https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov) OR front and back of your paper I-94, if you have one
  6. For applicants to the Certificate Programs only: Answer all questions on Section 3A of the application as fully as you can. Include a TOEFL/TOEIC score (or equivalent). Requirement for full-time study is a minimum of 12 units per quarter
  7. Once we receive a complete application and you have been accepted, we will send you an I-20, F-1 Visa Guide, Welcome Packet, and Housing Application (please open and save in Adobe Acrobat)

Please email, mail, or fax your completed application and documents to: