English Language Services

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3424 S. State St., Room 4041

The mission of English Language Services (ELS) at Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech) is to provide engaging English language instruction in a dynamic learning environment relevant to the academic and professional needs of non-native learners.

English Language Services offers several options for students to develop their language abilities. English Language Services (ELS) is accredited under the university through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and licensed to operate under the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

To view more information about the English Language Services department and what they offer, please visit english.iit.edu.

To view information about specific programs and courses, please visit the Language Courses section of this bulletin. Programs include:

  • Intensive English and Pathway Program
  • English Language Program (commonly referred to as PESL)
  • Professional Communication Advancement
  • English for Design

English Language Services also offers special programs/courses for visiting groups as well as individuals who want to study part-time. Contact us at els@iit.edu to find out more.