Loyola University Chicago

English Language Learning Program

Loyola’s ESL program

Calendar/Current Course Schedule

2016-17 Calendar

Starting Fall 2016:

  • Students can enroll in a semester or a session

  • 1 session is one level of study

  • 1 semester is two sessions

2016 - 17
Fall 2016 Semester August 29 - December 16 16 weeks
Fall A Session August 29 - October 18    8 weeks
Fall B Session October 24 - December 16    8 weeks
Spring 2017 Semester January 16 - April 28 16 weeks
Spring A Session January 16 - March 3    8 weeks
Spring B Session March 13 - April 28    8 weeks
Summer 2017 Semester May 22 - August 11 12 weeks
Summer A Session May 22 - June 30    6 weeks
Summer B Session July 3 - August 11    6 weeks

*Students may enroll in multiple semesters

**Students may enroll for one session, which is equal to one level of study

Deadlines for Applying:

 Students Requiring F-1 VisaTransfer Students/
Permanent Residents
Fall 2016 Semester July 18, 2016 August 19, 2016
Fall A (8 weeks) July 18, 2016 August 19, 2016
Fall B (8 weeks) September 19, 2016 October 14, 2016
Spring 2017 Semester December 12, 2016 January 6, 2017
Spring A (8 weeks) December 12, 2016 January 6, 2017
Spring B (8 weeks) February 13, 2017 February 3, 2017
Summer 2017 Semester April 17, 2017 May 12, 2017
Summer A (6 weeks) April 17, 2017 May 12, 2017
Summer B (6 weeks) May 15, 2017 June 23, 2017

Important—Placement Test & Orientation Dates (must attend)

SessionImportant Dates
Fall Semester/Fall A Session

Placement Test:
August 23rd or 24th @ 9am

Mandatory Orientation:
August 26th @ 9am

Fall B Session

Placement Test:
October 19th @ 9am

Mandatory Orientation:
October 21st @ 9am

Spring Semester/Spring A Session

Placement Test:
January 10th or 11th @ 9am

Mandatory Orientation:
January 13th @ 9am

Spring B Session

Placement Test:
March 8th @ 9am

Mandatory Orientation:
March 10th @ 9am

Summer Semester/Summer A Session

Placement Test:
May 17th @ 9am

Mandatory Orientation:
May 19th @ 9am

Summer B Session Placement Test:
June 28th @ 9am
Mandatory Orientation:
June 30th @ 9am