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10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia MD, 21044
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312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
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ESL Registration and Placement Testing

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Our experienced advisors can help you choose a class that fits your need. 

Registration for Summer ESL classes starts in May, 2022.

Important Information about Registration

  • Students must be 16 or older to register.
  • All students pay the listed prices. Fees are not eligible for waiver.
  • Out-of-county fee is $10 and out-of-state fee is $20.
  • Only ages 60+ are eligible for tuition waiver.
  • No children are allowed in the testing rooms.
  • All refund or transfer requests MUST BE made in person or emailed to
  • See our refund policy here.
  • In-Person Registration

    Most of our summer classes are in-person. Come to the Hickory Ridge building at Howard Community College on one of the dates and times listed below, and our advisors will help you register:

    • May 18   Wednday    9am – 7pm
    • May 19   Thursday    9am – 7pm
    • May 20   Friday         9am – 3pm

    What to bring for registration:

    • Mask (optional)
    • Credit card or cash for payment

    Location: 5075 Campus Drive, Hickory Ridge Building, Room 200, Columbia MD, 21044

  • Online Registration

    Online registration appointments for Summer 2 classes will open on June 15, 2022. Summer 2 classes will begin on July 5, 2022.

    If you are interested in Summer 1 classes, late registration will be offered on a walk-in basis during the following hours:

    • Wednesday  May 11   9am–4pm
    • Thursday      May 12   9am–4pm
    • Friday           May 13   9am–3pm
    • Monday        May 16   9am–7pm
    • Tuesday       May 17   9am–7pm
    • Wednesday  May 18   9am–7pm
    • Thursday      May 19   9am–7pm

    Location: 5075 Campus Drive, Hickory Ridge Building, Room 200, Columbia MD, 21044

Full-Time Intensive English Program

If you want to study English full time, our English Institute (EI) offers a full-time program for F1 international students and U.S. residents. Study 18 hours a week, receive special advising and support, and take part in activities to meet new friends as well as improve English skills. Visit or email for additional information about this fast-track English program.

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CLICK HERE to fill out an information request form, and we will email you registration updates.

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