Intensive English Program Student Services


Computer Resources

Each week, Tutorium classes use our special computer lab, Student Computer-Aided Instruction Laboratory (SCAILAB).  Tutorium students have priority access to SCAILAB before and after class.

SCAILAB has:

  • Special software to improve English
  • Special software to practice for the TOEFL iBT
  • Advanced computers and fast Internet access

Tutorium students can use SCAILAB to:

  • Do homework
  • Practice English
  • Improve their computer skills


Field Trips

The Intensive English Program offers field trips and social events to help students explore American culture.  Field trips are also an excellent way for students to see the city of Chicago, practice English, and make new friends.

Field trips may include:

  • Chicago River and Lake Michigan boat tour
  • Chicago Museums
  • Music and food festivals
  • Ice skating at Millennium Park
  • The Chicago Auto Show
The Bean in Millennium Park

The Bean in Chicago’s Millennium Park

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University Admissions Counseling

Most Tutorium students want to apply to universities in the United States.

The Tutorium offers seminars on:

  • The United States university system
  • The TOEFL iBT, IELTS and other entrance tests
  • How to choose a university
  • How to complete applications

UIC Admission Resources

Undergraduate and Graduate Application
http://www.uic.edu/depts/oar/applyonline/

Declaration and Certification of Finances for I-20
http://www.uic.edu/depts/oar/forms/

Transfer Guides
http://www.uic.edu/depts/oar/undergrad/transfer_guides

General University Admission Resources

Peterson’s Education Center
http://www.petersons.com

CollegeNET
http://cnsearch.collegenet.com/cgi-bin/CN/index

College Search on Collegeboard.com
http://apps.collegeboard.com/search/index.jsp

College and University Rankings by the Education and Social Science Library University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
http://www.library.illinois.edu/edx/rankgrad.htm

U.S. News and World Report College Rankings
http://www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/college/rankings/rankindex_brief.php

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