Fall 2022 English for Academic Preparation

In-Person Program on Campus (F-1 Visa)

  • 20 hours a week in person on campus
  • Students are eligible for an F-1 visa and will be issued I-20s
  • Morning and afternoon class schedule



In-Person Program and COVID-19

  • All federal and local COVID-19 guidelines
  • To ensure student, faculty and health and safety online classes may be occasionally scheduled during regular class times throughout the term as needed.
  • Our campus is committed to being a welcoming and safe environment for international students and will work with you to ensure you are eligible to attend.

About the Program

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Email celglobal@sfsu.edu If you apply for on-campus housing or have any questions.

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Program Highlights

  • Advising for Conditional Admission to SF State
  • English skills testing for course level placement
  • Online orientation
  • Conversation Partner Program ➜ You can talk with local students and native English speakers
  • Build friendships through group work and a robust activities program
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Visa Information

Students applying are eligible for an F-1 visa and will be issued I-20s. Students who receive an F-1 visa can to come to San Francisco for the program.

What Students Say

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If you have any questions, please contact us at celglobal@sfsu.edu.