Summer Intensive English Program

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The Summer Intensive English Program is designed for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as exchange students and working professionals. Students will develop and improve English language skills through four hours of course instruction each day, Monday through Friday, on listening, speaking, pronunciation, reading, grammar and writing. Students will be given an institutional TOEFL exam, an oral exam, and a written exam upon arrival to determine their level of proficiency. Students will be placed in either beginner, intermediate, or advanced level classes based on their test results. Students will be given daily homework assignments, quizzes and finals. Students may participate in optional tutoring sessions scheduled in the evenings. Students will receive college credits and a certificate upon satisfactory completion of the course.

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New York City Weekend Trip:

There will be one weekend trip to New York City. Students will stay in quad accommodations in hotels and will be accompanied by staff. Students will receive information on the attractions in NYC and will make their own itineraries.  Students may request that staff accompany them.

New York CityIn New York City, students can choose from dozens of places to visit such as the Empire State Building, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Natural History, Chinatown, Statue of Liberty, Central Park and Times Square. The closest subway is less than half a block from the hotel in downtown Manhattan.

 

Saturday Day-Trips:

Niagara Falls

There will be two Saturday day-trips; one to Niagara Falls State Park in the United States and another to The Thousand Islands in northern New York state to experience the natural beauty of North America. Students will depart at 7:15 a.m. and return to the residence hall by 11:30 p.m. Students can purchase tickets to local attractions upon arrival to each location.

 

Accommodations:

Students will stay in a campus residence hall. The residence hall has a game room, coin operated laundry and vending machines. Each room is designed for two students and is furnished with beds, mattresses, pillows, bedsheets, pillowcases, towels, hand towels, washcloths, bureaus, study desks, chairs, floor lamps, closets, telephone, and room refrigerators. Students will be served their weekday meals in the campus dining hall.

Program Dates:

6 week program: June 19-August 2, 2014
International students are expected to arrive on campus by June 19, but not earlier than June 18.

3 week program: July 9-August 2, 2014
International students are expected to arrive on campus on July 9, but not earlier than July 8.

Tentative Schedule:

You can download and print out a copy of the Tentative 2014 Calendar (PDF)

* PROGRAM COST:

  • 6-week program (U.S. & Puerto Rico): $4150
    6-week program (International):  $4306
  • 3-week program (U.S. & Puerto Rico): $2800
    3-week program (International):  $2853

*Program costs are subject to change

$150 non-refundable deposit and balance of program costs are payable to SUNY Oswego. The balance of the program costs are due to SUNY Oswego no later than Monday June 9, 2014. 

Program benefits include tuition, college fees, test fees, college transcript, health insurance, certificate of completion, accommodations in a residence hall with linen, pillow, blanket, towel, and refrigerator, weekday meals on campus, welcome gifts, transportation for scheduled trips, quad accommodations in a hotel for scheduled trip to New York City, graduation banquet, and transportation on a reserved bus to and from the Syracuse Hancock International Airport for the following specified dates and times.  Please plan your incoming and outgoing flights accordingly.

  • For all flights arriving on June 19, the bus will depart from Syracuse airport at 3 p.m. 
  • For all flights arriving on July 9, the bus will depart from Syracuse airport at 4 p.m.
  • The bus will depart from SUNY Oswego on August 2 at 6:30 a.m.

The program cost does not include airfare, textbooks, personal expenses, off-campus meals, weekend meals, sight seeing expenses, surcharges incurred by advising organizations, and the cost of travel between the airport and Oswego if you are not taking the reserved bus at the designated times from or to the airport on June 19, July 9 and August 2.

Application:

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2014 program. 

PAYMENT

For those who have already applied and paid their $150.00 deposit, the balance of the program fee is due no later than Monday, June 9, 2014.

The balance of your program cost is listed below:

6-week program (U.S. & Puerto Rico): $4,000.00 USD
6-week program (International): $4,156.00 USD

3-week program (U.S. & Puerto Rico): $2,650.00 USD
3-week program (International): $2,703.00 USD

Payment Options:

  • Pay online by using a credit card or debit card: Click here to pay the balance of your program fee.
  • Pay by check: All checks must be made payable to SUNY Oswego. Please mail your bank check or money order to: 
    SUNY Oswego
    Division of Extended Learning
    Ms. Ebru Altay
    151 Campus Center
    Oswego, NY 13126 USA

Required Forms (click the name below to be taken to the printable form): 

Contact Us:

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us via e-mail: esl@oswego.edu, call 1.315.312.2270, or write to us at the address above.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodations in order to successfully complete this program will be assisted by the Disability Support Services office.  Call 1.315.312.3358 for more details.

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