Sign up for Festival of Nations!

Watercolor pattern on shapes of the continents with text overlay: Festival of Nations

The Festival of Nations is an exciting annual event that showcases the variety of cultures that have come together at the ELI! This year’s Festival will take place on Friday, October 5, 6-9 p.m. Get involved and share your culture, fashion or talent! Culture faire: Share your culture through clothing, decorations, … Continue reading

Trips and activities | Session 1 2018

UD football team taking the field with text overlay: trips & activities Session 1 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 I 2018 | New Student Orientation Schedule

ELI Orientation begins on August 22, 2018

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

Academic Transitions (AT) Parents’ Orientation

Click here to download the AT Parents' Orientation schedule in PDF

Later this week, we will begin a new academic year, and we excitedly await the arrival of new students from around the world. This session, in particular, we expect a large number of new students to begin Academic Transitions (AT), UD’s pathway program for conditionally-admitted undergraduate students! Since AT students are … Continue reading

Important dates for new students starting ELI on August 22, 2018

Important dates for students to know

Welcome new students! We are so happy that you will join us in Delaware on August 22, 2018. As we approach the time of your arrival, if is important for you to know about some deadlines (i.e., important dates) that are coming up. This will help you to make plans … Continue reading

SABIC in Puerto Rico: A Documentary

SABIC students working together to haul a wheelbarrow full of pea gravel

Friday, August 3 | 3 p.m. | Trabant University Center Theater In May 2018, a group of 11 SABIC scholars traveled to Puerto Rico with ELI SABIC coordinator MariaJosé Riera and assistant professor Scott Duarte to help build more hurricane-resistant houses in the Villa del Rio community northwest of San Juan. The … Continue reading

Summer Bus Update 2018

UD Shuttle Bus parked in front of modern building and blue sky with text: Summer Bus Schedule

ELI students: Here is the best way to travel between 318 South College Avenue and 108 East Main Street this summer. Use the Summer North South College Avenue route to get from 318 South College to 108/102 East Main. Pick up the bus at approximately 10:10 a.m. at the stop on … Continue reading

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