Dates and Costs

CELCIS offers two semesters (Fall, Spring) and two sessions (Summer I, Summer II).

Fall semester (15 weeks): August, September, October, November, and December
Spring semester (15 weeks): January, February, March, and April
Summer I session (7.5 weeks): May, June - SEE NOTE
Summer II session (7.5 weeks): June, July, August - SEE NOTE

NOTE: Returning students MUST take both Summer I and II to complete a level. New students may begin in either Summer I or Summer II.

  • 20 contact hours per week
  • All students studying in Summer I will also be required to study in Summer II. For more information about mandatory (required) semesters/sessions, visit the Immigration Services page or contact the  CELCIS Immigration Advisor.
  • New! Summer II Admission 
    New students now have the option to begin in the Summer II session if they have a Summer II I-20. New CELCIS students who successfully complete their Summer II courses will be allowed to advance to the next level.  For more information, visit the Promotion page. 
  • All new students are required to attend orientation during the week before classes begin.  For more information, visit the Arrival and Orientation page. 

Tuition and fees

Prices below are approximate costs in United States currency and may change slightly without prior notice.

Summer 2018 (May 7 - August 10)
*Approximate costs. Please contact CELCIS for accurate costs.
Application fee $100
Program fees $5685
Student fees $270
Books $200*
Residence hall (shared with food) $4604
Internet Fee (students living on campus) $80
Hospital/medical insurance $800*
Personal expenses $500*
Total $12,239
Summer II ONLY (July 2 - August 10)

NOTE:

Returning students MUST take both Summer I and II to complete a level.

New students may begin in either Summer I or Summer II.

*Approximate costs. Please contact CELCIS for accurate costs.

Application fee $100
Program fees $2842.50
Student fees $135
Books $200*
Residence hall (shared with food) $2302
Internet Fee (students living on campus) $80
Hospital/medical insurance $800*
Personal expenses $500*
Total $6959.50

Academic calendar

 

Spring 2018

Summer 2018
(Sessions I and II)

Summer II ONLY 2018

Fall 2018

International Student Orientation Jan 4-5 May 3-4 Jun 28-29 Aug 22-24 
Schedule pickup Jan 8 May 7 Jul 2  Aug 29 
CELCIS first day of classes Jan 8 May 7 Jul 2  Aug 29 
Last day for 100 percent refund (full withdraw) Jan 16 May 14 Jul 6  Sep 6 
Last day for 90 percent refund (full withdraw) Jan 18 N/A N/A  Sep 7
Last day for 50 percent refund (partial withdraw) Jan 22 N/A  N/A  Sep 12 
Last day for 50 percent refund (full withdraw) Feb 5 May 18  Jul 10 Sep 24
Last day for 25 percent refund (full withdraw) Mar 2 Jun 1  Jul 23  Oct 22
Last day of Reading/Writing 1 Feb 23 Jun 27  N/A  Oct 16
First day of Reading/Writing 2 Feb 26 Jul 2  Jul 2  Oct 22
CELCIS last day of classes Apr 20 Aug 10  Aug 10  Dec 7 
Progress report pickup Apr 27 Aug 17  Aug 17  Dec 14 
Holidays and breaks (no class) Jan 15 May 28  Jul 4  Sep 3 
Mar 2 Jun 28-29   Oct 17-19 
Mar 5-9 July 4    Nov 21 at noon
Nov 22-23