Dear Student: Thank you for your interest in the Intensive English Language Program (IELP) at Portland State University. Application materials are enclosed. Please read all of the information in this packet. Carefully follow the instructions so that we can send you notification of your admission as soon as possible. To apply for admission, complete theapplication forms and return your completed application packet to: Intensive English Language Program (IELP) Portland State University PO Box 751 Portland, OR 97207-0751 or fax to: 503-725-2311 or send as an email attachment to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions about our program or the application process, please contact us. We look forward to welcoming you to our program! Sincerely,
JudyReed, Director Intensive English Language Program Phone: 503-725-4088 Fax: 503-725-2311 email@example.com www.ielp.pdx.edu
IELP ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS In order to be admitted to the Intensive English Language Program, you must: • Be 17 years of age or older and have completed high school or its equivalent • Give proof of financial support for the time you wish to study in this program (F-1 studentsonly) • Submit a $150 application fee (refundable if not admitted) ! "#"$%&'#!#"(%)$"*!+,-,.+,--! Winter Spring Summer Fall Winter 2011 2011 2011 2011 2012 Placement Testing: Jan. 3 Mar. 24 June 16 Sept. 21 Jan. 5 Immigration Check-in (for F-1 students): New Student Orientation: Registration for New Students: Classes start: Last day of the term: • • • • • Jan. 4 Jan. 4 Jan. 5 Jan. 6 March 17 Mar. 25Mar. 25 Mar. 28 Mar. 29 June 9 June 17 June 17 June 20 June 21 Aug. 12 Sept. 22 Sept. 23 Sept. 26 Sept. 27 Dec. 8 Jan. 6 Jan. 6 Jan. 9 Jan. 10 March 22
Spring 2012 March 29 March 30 March 30 April 2 April 3 June 14
Summer 2012 June 21 June 22 June 22 June 25 June 26 Aug. 17
If you live outside the United States; please apply at least two months before the term starts. If you are atransfer student, please apply at least two weeks before the term starts. Please plan to arrive at least one week before the start of the term. All new IELP students must take the placement test. Late arriving students who miss the placement exam, registration day, or the first week of classes may not be able to attend classes until the next term.
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IELP APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS- Page 2ESTIMATED TUITION, FEES AND LIVING EXPENSES FOR 2010-2011 ACADEMIC YEAR (PER TERM) Application Fee ONE TIME ONLY $ 150 3,375 50 190 222 218 41 2,760 250 680 $7,734
Tuition (180 contact hours) *Activities Fee *Health Service Fee *Health Insurance *Incidental Fee *Recreation Center Fee Rent and food (3 months) Books and supplies Other expenses (transportation, etc.) TOTAL ESTIMATED LIVINGEXPENSES PER TERM *Required fees NOTE: Tuition and fees are subject to change at any time.
PLACEMENT TEST AND CLASS REGISTRATION New students must take the placement test, register, and go to class during the first week of the term. If you are not able to arrive in time for the placement test, you may have to wait until the next term to begin the program. Contact the IELP office if you cannot arrivein time to take the placement test. ACADEMIC POLICIES Language placement tests will be given to all new students. You must take the new student placement test before you register for classes. The results of the test will determine your level of study. Students must attend classes and make an effort to advance in order to continue in the program. HEALTH INSURANCE REQUIREMENT IELP students in F-1status are required to purchase the extended health insurance policy each term of study, offered through Portland State University. Students will be covered by a comprehensive health insurance policy and will also be able to use the Student Health and Counseling Center on the PSU campus. For more information and a fee schedule go to http://oia.pdx.edu/intl_students/insurance. HOUSING We will send...