ESL Institute/Department of Linguistics

O'Dowd Hall, Room 326
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-4482
(location map)
Phone: (248) 364-8803
Fax: (248) 370-3587
esl@oakland.edu

Important Dates and Deadlines

Summer I 2018         
(8 Weeks)
Applications due for students needing an F-1 visaMarch 4, 2018
Applications due for all other studentsApril 8, 2018
ESL Online Placement Exam - Deadline for completionApril 19, 2018
Orientation

May 3, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Lake Michigan Room

Classes BeginMay 7, 2018, at 7:30 a.m.
Exams EndJune 27, 2018
Summer II 2018      
8 Weeks
Applications due for students needing an F-1 visaApril 29, 2018
Applications due for all other studentsJune 7, 2018
ESL Online Placement Exam - Deadline for completionJune 12, 2018
Orientation

June 28, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Lake Michigan Room

Classes BeginJuly 2, 2018, at 7:30 a.m.
Exams EndAugust 22, 2018
Fall I 2018      
8 Weeks
Applications due for students needing an F-1 visa July 1, 2018
Applications due for all other studentsAugust 8, 2018
ESL Online Placement Exam - Deadline for completionAugust 15, 2018
Orientation

August 31, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
202A O'Dowd Hall

Classes BeginSeptember 5, 2018, at 7:30 a.m.
Exams End
Fall I 2018    
8 Weeks
Applications due for students needing an F-1 visaSeptember 1, 2018
Applications due for all other studentsOctober 8, 2018
ESL Online Placement Exam - Deadline for completionOctober 15, 2018
OrientationOctober 19, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Gold Room C, Oakland Center
Classes BeginOctober 24, 2018, at 7:30 a.m.
Exams EndDecember 14, 2018
Winter I 2019    
8 Weeks
Applications due for students needing an F-1 visaNovember 5, 2018
Applications due for all other studentsDecember 13, 2018
ESL Online Placement Exam - Deadline for completionDecember 15, 2018
OrientationJanuary 2, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
TBD, Oakland Center
Classes BeginJanuary 3, 2019
Exams EndFebruary 16, 2019
Winter II 2019   
8 Weeks
Applications due for students needing an F-1 visaJanuary 3, 2019
Applications due for all other studentsFebruary 13, 2019
ESL Online Placement Exam - Deadline for completionFebruary 15, 2019
OrientationFebruary 22, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
TBD, Oakland Center
Classes BeginFebruary 25, 2019
Exams EndApril 24, 2019
Summer I 2019  
8 Weeks
Applications due for students needing an F-1 visaMarch 4, 2019
Applications due for all other studentsApril 8, 2019
ESL Online Placement Exam - Deadline for completionApril 15, 2019
OrientationMay 3, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
TBD, Oakland Center
Classes BeginMay 6, 2019
Exams EndJune 26, 2019
Summer II 2019  
8 Weeks
Applications due for students needing an F-1 visaApril 29, 2019
Applications due for all other studentsJune 7, 2019
ESL Online Placement Exam - Deadline for completionJune 15, 2019
OrientationJune 28, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
TBD, Oakland Center
Classes BeginJuly 1, 2019
Exams EndAugust 21, 2019

 

  NOTE:  Registration will not be allowed until the ESL online placement test is completed.  Alternate testing is granted by special permission only through the ESL Institute.