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Registration and Placement Testing

Registration Day

For each Quarter (academic term) Registration Day is the date on your Form I-20, in Section 5, that says: The student is expected to report to the school no later than _______ This is the date that you will register and pay for your ELP classes. Come to the ELP Office, Room 217 of the Golden Eagle Building at Cal State L.A. at 9:00 a.m. on Registration Day. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) requires you to report to the school on the start date printed on your Form I-20. If you have an emergency that prevents you from reporting to the ELP Office on the Registration Day, please call us to let us know that you will be delayed.

International Students: You will need to bring the following with you to register:
  1. Passport
  2. F-1 Student Visa and I-94 Card (usually attached to the passport)
  3. Original Form I-20
  4. Medical Form completed and signed by your doctor
  5. Health Insurance Receipt to show proof of purchase
  6. Checks, money orders, an activated debit card, or an activated credit card (VISA or MasterCard) to pay the ELP Fees and Tuition
  7. Your local address, phone number, and email in the U.S.
U.S. Resident Students: You will need to bring:
  1. U.S. Passport, Birth Certificate, or Permanent Resident Card
  2. Checks, money orders, an activated debit card, or an activated credit card (VISA or MasterCard) to pay the ELP Fees and Tuition
  3. Medical Form signed by your doctor – all Cal State L.A. students (citizens, residents, and internationals) must have these immunizations and tests, so please make sure to get these before you report to school.
  4. Your local address, phone number, and email address in the U.S.

Placement Testing

To ensure proper class placement, the ELP evaluates the language proficiency of all new students – usually on Registration Day.  This assessment includes a written test of listening comprehension, grammar, and reading.  The student’s combined scores are then evaluated in comparison to the scores of all incoming students, and placement is made into one of the ELP proficiency levels.

The English Language Program
College of Extended Studies and International Programs
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, GE 220
Los Angeles, California  90032-8619   USA

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 08:00 to 17:00
Pacific Time,
GMT-7 (November 8 – March 13, GMT-8)

Telephone: +1 323 343 4840
Fax: +1 323 343 4843

 

 

Regular Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Telephone
+ 1 323 343 4840

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