The mission of IELI is to provide the highest quality academic English instruction, student services, and professional development programs.

For more than 40 years, students from around the world have looked to the Intensive English Language Institute as a leader in academic English language instruction. Located 64 kilometers from Dallas, University of North Texas is a Tier One research university committed to preparing students to become thoughtful, engaged citizens of the world.

The Intensive English Language Institute has been accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) since 2005 and was recently reaccredited until 2025. The Intensive English Language Institute is also a member in good standing of the consortium of University and College Intensive English Programs and the American Association of Intensive English Programs.

 CEA accreditation   UCIEP accreditation   EnglishUSA Accreditation

January 2020

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All incoming F & J Visa students must attend one Visa 101 session
 
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All incoming F & J Visa students must attend one Visa 101 session
 
 
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All incoming F & J visa students must attend one Visa 101 session
 
 
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Intensive English Language Institute Spring I Welcome Celebration. English Conversation CommUNiTy members are welcome to attend.
 
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New international student welcome event - Meet campus student organization leaders and international peer mentors, grab some pizza and dance!
 
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Required training for mentors in the International Peer Mentor Program.
 
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Language Conversation Tables - Learn a new language, share a native language, practice conversational skills and meet students from around the world
 
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Monthly get together for mentors and mentees in the International Peer Mentor Program
 
 
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English language conversation practice. All students are welcome.
 
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Student led presentation with food, beverage, music and more!
 
 
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Language Conversation Tables - Learn a new language, share a native language, practice conversational skills and meet students from around the world
 
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Warm up with Mexican hot chocolate, conversation and culture!
 
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English language conversation practice. All students are welcome.