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Course Start Dates

Intensive English Dates Heading link

 Application Deadline for I-20Arrival DateOrientation WeekClasses
Spring 2024November 29December 29January 3Jan. 10 - April 26
Midterm EntryJanuary 15February 23February 26March 4 - April 26
Summer 2024April 1May 3May 6May 13 - July 18
Summer APS Session IIN/AN/AN/AJune 17 - July 18
Fall 2024July 15August 16August 19Aug. 26 - Dec 5
Midterm EntrySeptember 2October 11October 14Oct. 21 - Dec 5

Intensive English deadlines Heading link

  • Students traveling from overseas who require an I-20 should submit their application at least 6 weeks before the start of the session. If possible, apply even earlier to accommodate local Embassy visa appointment and processing wait times.
  • The process for receiving an I-20 takes 10 business days.
  • Applications from within the United States that do not require an I-20 should be received at least 2 weeks before the start of the session.
  • Applications received after these deadlines will be processed for midterm entry or the next semester.
  • Contact tutorium@uic.edu for the latest deadline information.

Non-Intensive Course Dates and Deadlines Heading link

Open to view our non-intensive course catalog with the dates, prices and application instructions for part-time, online and test prep classes.

Send questions to Beata Keller at bkeller@uic.edu.