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All of our services are only open to Northwestern students, faculty, staff, and scholars. We do not offer classes to the general public. If you are not officially affliated with Northwestern, please see our resources page for recommendations about other schools in the area that do have open enrollment classes: http://groups.linguistics.northwestern.edu/esl/resources.htm

Fall Quarter 2015 Registration dates

See below for specific registration dates and times. All students and scholars must apply through our ELP online application process to enroll in services. PhD and MFA students who wish to participate in Linguistics 380, 381, and 480 classes must also apply through CAESAR. Permission numbers are given out to eligible students once they apply through the ELP online system. Please scroll down to find the registration links. 

September 1st to September 11: Advanced registration for classes for CONTINUING PhD/MFA students        Continuing PhD and MFA students (students who enrolled prior to Summer 2015) may apply for a permission number for Fall 2015 Linguistics 380 and 381 courses. Advance CAESAR registration for contininuing students ends on September 11 at 5:00 PM.

September 16 to September 19th: Advanced registration for classes for NEW PhD/MFA students New PhD and MFA students (students entering Summer 2015 or Fall 2015) may apply online for a permission number to enroll in Fall 2015 Linguistics 380 and 381 courses on CAESAR.
September 21st to September 25th: Add/Drop Week and TGS open registration period: all TGS students and postdocs may register Add/Drop week and open registration for ELP services begins on Monday, September 21st for all ELP services: classes, tutoring, and NativeAccent™ accounts. PhD students, MFA students, postdoctoral fellows, and TGS Masters students may apply online for all Fall quarter services.
September 28-October 2nd: Affiliate registration period Registration opens for Northwestern affiliates if space is still available in our programs. Affiliates include research associates, visiting scholars, visting predoctoral fellows, faculty, and staff.
September 28-October 2nd: First week of tutoring and NativeAccent™ Tutors hold their first meetings with their assigned tutees; NativeAccent™ accounts are active.

Links for online registration for classes: please read before you click!

The links below will become active at 2:00 PM Central time on September 1st, but only for advanced registration for classes for continuing PhD and MFA students. For all other students and services, please look at the chart above to see when registration will open.  Please see our eligiblity section for more information on eligibility and priority in registration. Once you apply it may take several days for your application to be processed. Thank you for your patience.

Linguistics 380 Section 20: Mondays/Wednesdays 5:00 PM to 6:20 PM (Spoken English: Focus on Pronunication)

Linguistics 380 Section 21: Tuesdays/Thursdays 5:00 PM to 6:20 PM (Spoken English: Focus on Pronunication)

Linguistics 381 Section 20: Wednesdays 7:00 PM to 8:20 PM (Written Englishfor Nonnative Speakers)


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