Breaking the fast together

Students share the tradition of Iftar with hundreds of UD community members More than 300 University of Delaware students, staff and faculty gathered on the Old College lawn in late May to wait for sunset to celebrate Iftar together — the daily breaking of the Ramadan fast. For one day, … Continue reading

Trips and activities | Session VI 2018

At the UD English Language Institute, we often tell our students that half of what they learn while in Delaware will be from their experiences outside of the classroom. It is important to get involved, meet students from other countries and learn about American culture. This is why we offer … Continue reading

Session VI 2018 Orientation

Welcome to the ELI!

Welcome to the University of Delaware English Language Institute (ELI)! We are excited that you are here! For your convenience, here is the Orientation schedule for Session VI 2018. This document will tell you where you must go and what to expect during your first few days at the ELI. … Continue reading

Session V 2018 Graduation

Session V 18 Graduation, Friday, June 22 3:30-6:30 p.m. Pearson Hall Doors open at 3 p.m.

The ELI graduation ceremony for Session V 2018 will be this Friday, June 22 at 3:30 p.m. in Pearson Hall Auditorium! All ELI students, faculty, staff, friends, families, and homestays are welcome to attend. This is a time to celebrate and honor all of the students who are graduating this … Continue reading

Eid Al-Fitr, Classes & Exams

Dear ELI Muslim students, Soon I will have the pleasure of wishing you all “Eid Mubarak” and “Ramazan bayramınız kutlu olsun” (for our Turkish Muslim students) as you and fellow Muslims the world over mark Eid Al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan (or Ramazan, as it is known in Turkey), beginning sunset, Thursday, June 14, and … Continue reading

Travel Request Deadline

Map, camera and compass on wooden table with text overlay: Travel Request Deadline, June 15, 2018

Are you planning to travel during the break week or take time off from studies next session? (See calendar for session dates) If yes, you need to complete a travel request form by Friday, June 15. Important Notes: Students are not permitted to return late from travels without special approval in … Continue reading

New Program: Read With Me

Improve your reading fluency! Read With Me is a new personalized, one-on-one reading program for ELI students at all levels. No appointment necessary. Just come to the SALC to practice and enjoy reading. Bring your own book or we will help you select a book at your level. The SALC … Continue reading