All LSC facilities remain closed through April 30. Classes being moved to online resume April 13. Click here to see which classes will be moved to online and which remain face to face. Fall 2020 registration begins April 15.
New students must take the ESOL Program's Placement Test (ESOL Accuplacer) before enrolling in a class. The test has 4 sections: listening, grammar, reading, and writing. The first 3 sections are done on the computer, and the writing part is completed on paper. The test takes about 2 hours to complete and costs $24. The test is administered in the Testing Center (Building C, Room 208). A picture ID is required to take the test.
You may register in the ESOL (ESL)courses in two ways. One way is to enroll as a credit student, and the other is as a non-credit continuing education (CE) student. Regardless of how you register, you will sit in the same class and receive the same quality instruction. Whether you register as a CREDIT student or a CE student, you must see an ESOL Advisor.
Credit vs. Continuing Education
Citizens, permanent residents or those with eligible visas including F-1, H-1B, H-4, L-1, L-2 visa.
Students who meet the requirements of Texas law SB-1528 (3 years living in Texas before receiving a high school diploma or GED) can also sign up through Credit.
Students with a B-1 or B-2 visa (tourist or business visa), J-1 visa or those with ineligible or expired visas