Learn English at LSC-University Park (ESOL/ESL)

ESOL Group Photo with text 'ESOL English for Speakers of Other Languages'

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL/ESL) at Lone Star College-University Park is to offer English classes that prepare students for success in college-level courses, the global workplace, and their daily lives.

  • The program at LSC-University Park offers classes in grammar, writing, reading, oral communication, and pronunciation.
  • Classes are small, interactive, and taught by highly qualified instructors.
  • Class placement is determined by the ACCUPLACER ESL test, which can be taken in the assessment center on campus at LSC-University Park.
  • Upon successful completion of the program, students may register for college credit classes. 
  • ESOL classes are also designed for students who want to find a better job and improve their day-to-day communication skills.
  • LSC-University Park is an innovative campus, where ESOL learners have multiple opportunities to get engaged in cultural and educational events and be a part of the community.

Register now to get the courses you want!

ESOL Course Dates:

  • Fall 2023: September 11, 2023 - December 17, 2023

Getting Started with ESOL Courses

Complete the Application  with Personal, Contact, and Emergency Contact Information

  1. For course selection, advising, and the ESL Placement Test, make an appointment to speak to Maximiliano Cortez to submit the completed form: 

    • Contact Continuing Education | 
      Email: LSCUP-CE@LoneStar.edu
      Office Number: 281.290.2601 |
      Office Suite: B13.302
      (Building 13, Floor 3, Room B13.302)
    • The Exam is $24.00, so please bring a form of payment, your Student ID # that CE provided after you submitted your application, and a picture Identification Card
    • For more information regarding the Assessment Center, please contact 281.401.5314
  2. Once you have taken the assessment results, please return to the CE Advisor (Maximiliano Cortez) to select and register for your classes

Continuing Education (CE) Advisor
Maximiliano Cortez | Maximiliano.Cortez@LoneStar.edu | 281-290-2601

  • Payment for CE Courses is required at the time of registration
  • Each course costs $335.00 (not including textbooks)

Students with International Students (H-1b, H4, L-1, L-2) Only
Cheri-Tee Ben | cheri-tee.n.ben@lonestar.edu | 281-401-5362

Continuing with ESOL Courses

During your first semester, your instructor will assess if you will progress through Continuing Education or can transition to Credit courses based on your eligibility. 

Candidates for Credit Courses:

  • Have a valid identification as a US Citizen, Permanent Resident, or are on an International Visa (H-1b, H4, L-1, L-2)
  • Must be able to have High School and all prior college official transcripts sent to Lone Star College

For concerns with courses, please contact Department Chair:

Bonnie Duhart, MA/MBA/M.Ed. 
ESOL, Modern Languages: FREN, SPAN
B13.865  |  281.290.5061

Click the image below to access a PDF of the program flowchart

ESOL Program Flowchart; General Inquiry meet with ESOL Advisor; Apply Decide Continuing Education (CE) or Credit ESOL Classes; CE Submit CE application with CE Advisor; Credit Submit application at ApplyTexas.org; ESOL Placement Testing; Evaluation and Course Placement; Orientation and Clearing Holds on Account; Register for Classes; Pay for Classes; Purchase Textbooks; Attend Classes!

ESOL Schedules and Textbooks


ESOL Class Schedule: Spring 2024


ESOL Textbooks: Spring 2024

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