Summer ESL Institute at NCC

Northampton Community College (NCC) offers a comprehensive Summer ESL Institute for both international and domestic students and visitors. Enrollment in the program is open to students, professionals, and community members who have a basic level of English. Appropriate immigration status is required to participate in the program.

Flexible Goals

  • Complete the six-week ESL program to gain conversational language proficiency.
  • Complete the six-week ESL program and receive a certificate upon completion.
  • Complete the six-week ESL program and transition into full-time academics at NCC.
  • Complete the six-week ESL program and transfer to a four-year university.

Dates for 2016

  • Summer Session 2: July 5 – August 18, 2016
    • Arrive in the USA on Tuesday, July 5, 2016
    • Mandatory Orientation is both Wednesday, July 6th and Thursday, July 7th @ 9 am until 4 pm

All program-related activities are conducted on NCC's Bethlehem Campus located 90 miles west of New York City and 60 miles north of Philadelphia in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Northampton offers on-campus housing for those taking at least six credits and participating in the program.

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Contact Information

610.861.4157
Fax 610.861.5562
Email: summerESL@northampton.edu

Full Program & Weekend Trips

Download our Summer 2016 schedule.