English for Information Professionals for Conditionally Admitted Graduate Students to the iSchool

Interested students should apply here to enroll in the online English for Information Professionals program. Please note that this program will run online for Summer 2021. The deadline to apply for the 2021 English for Information Professionals program is Friday, June 18, 2021.

English for Information Professionals is a six-week course designed specifically for graduate students entering the iSchool . The English for Information Professionals program focuses on developing the advanced communication skills necessary to present to major stakeholders such as iSchool faculty and prospective employers. Students will develop the critical reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills necessary for success at the graduate level, specifically in the context of information studies programs. Small class sizes allow for personalized attention to the specific language-learning needs of each student, leading to both enhanced skills and increased confidence.

Overall, the English Language Institute is a wonderful place to start your academic career. We focus on enhancing language skills as well as providing guidance during the transition period to a new culture. At the ELI, we have a very close community to help students learn more about Syracuse University as well as the Syracuse community to help students succeed academically socially.

Online English for Information Professionals Schedule 

Item Date
Testing & Orientation To be completed before the first day of class
First day of classes Tuesday, July 6
Last day of classes Friday, August 13

Virtual Certificate Ceremony                                                   Friday, August 20


English for Information Professionals 2021 Course Fees

Item Cost
Tuition (Due before the first day of class) $3,975
Incidentals (Books, etc.) $800
Total   $4,775

All fees are subject to change.