Following are the ELAP scores and required courses for undergraduate and graduate students. Undergraduates, please contact your advisor to register for classes. Graduates students, please send an e-mail to email@example.com regarding your preferences for courses scheduling after which we will registe youf or EIS courses. Also, look at the course descriptions and scoring guidelines for more information.
For more information about EIS courses, see the EIS Course Description
All EIS classes must be completed in the first 2 semesters, and at least half must be taken in the first semester. Email me if you have questions:
YOU MUST contact Ms. JuHee Jeon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 458-7898 with any questions regarding the ELAP or EIS courses. Graduate students need to contact Juhee Jeon to sign up for required EIS courses.You can send her an email, but put your first choice, second choice and third choice for which classes you wish to take. The email is email@example.com
Undergraduate students will register through their advisors to register. New Undergraduate students do not need to contact the EIS Office.
ELAP Information for Spring 2014:
• Graduate students will take the ELAP test on Monday, January 6, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the McKinney Humanities Building room 2.01.30.
• Undergraduate students will take the ELAP on Tuesday January 7, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in in the McKinney Humanities Building room 2.01.30
• IEP students will take the Placement Test on Monday, January 6, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in in the McKinney Humanities Building room 2.01.24.
Be sure you are in the correct room so that you do not have to repeat the test. The same test is not given in each room.
• The ELAP is administered at no charge to students. All materials are provided by ESL Services.
The ELAP assessment includes:
- MTELP (Reading Comprehension, Grammar, and Vocabulary): 100 questions, 75 minutes
- Oral Interview: 5-10 minutes
- Written Essay: 1 question, 50 minutes
- Listening Comprehension: 45 questions, 15 minutes
English for International Students (EIS Classes)
UTSA wants all international students to successfully complete their undergraduate and graduate studies without the hindrance of inadequate language proficiency in English. Therefore, international students accepted into UTSA, but whose Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores are between 500 and 599 (paper version), 61 and 99 (IBT), or 5.0 and 6.5 (IELTS) will be required to take English classes for International Students (EIS).
Undergraduate students will be required to take from one to four courses:
Graduate students will be required to take from one to three courses:
ELAP TEST Results Explanation
It’s important to note that EIS courses are charged at the rate of undergraduate international student tuition fees (including the courses for graduate students). Completion of these courses will be required during the first two semesters of attendance at UTSA and are in addition to any already established degree course requirements.
* Check with fiscal services for exact cost of EIS courses.
Testing Out of EIS Courses (ELAP)
For those students who believe that their academic English has improved since they last took their TOEFL, IBT, or IELTS, (tests should be taken before the first day of class and be in the computer system) we offer the English Language Assessment Procedure (ELAP). The ELAP is a test to assess students’ academic English proficiency in the areas of reading, writing, listening, and speaking. The test is administered during orientation week at no cost to students. Results from the ELAP will indicate which of the EIS courses the student may not be required to take (waived).
- The ELAP must be taken before the beginning of the first semester for which students are registered. Students cannot take the ELAP twice. It is only given one time per student.
- We do not offer the ELAP or EIS classes during the summer. In this case, students would be required to take the ELAP in the fall with new international students.
Students will not be able to enroll for the upcoming fall or spring semester classes until the ELAP is taken and/or EIS courses have been registered.
For those students who do not wish to take the ELAP and agree to take all the EIS courses required (for graduates or undergraduates), an ELAP Waiver may be signed. Once the waiver is submitted, the ELAP may not be taken in any subsequent semesters and the student is locked into taking the EIS classes. Once a waiver is received, ESL Services will register the student for EIS classes for the upcoming spring or fall semester and unlock the placement holds for students to complete their registration. Holds will remain in place until all EIS classes have been passed. To obtain an ELAP Waiver contact JuHee Jeon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please contact Juhee Jeon at email@example.com or 458-7898 with any questions regarding the ELAP or EIS courses.
Intensive English Program
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Location: Downtown Campus (501 W. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.)
Building: Durango Building 0.0220B
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time: 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Las Palmas Elementary School
Building: 5358 W. Commerce Street
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time: 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Location: Downtown Campus
Building: Buena Vista Building, Meeting Assembly Room 1.338
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