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International Programs Office

Physical Address:
901 Paradise Creek St.
LLC Bldg. #3
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 1250
Moscow, ID 83844-1250

Phone: (208) 885-4599

Fax: (208) 885-2859

Email: sgreenfield@uidaho.edu

Intensive English

The University of Idaho American Language and Culture Program (ALCP) is an intensive English language program.

The ALCP offers 21 hours per week of instruction. Students may begin an eight-week course of study in January, March, August or October or a six-week program in June.

Step 1: Application

Step 2: CFR Form

Step 3: Financials

  • Submit Original Bank Statement or Financial Guarantee
  • Funds must cover all tuition and living expenses expressed in CFR

Step 4: Passport

  • Copy picture and information pages from Passport
  • Submit copy of passport

Step 5: I-20

  • After receiving all documents, ALCP will FedEx the I-20

Step 1: Application

Step 2: Transfer

  • Fill out and submit Transfer Form
  • Top half filled out by student
  • Lower half filled out by current International Student Advisor

Step 3: CFR Form

Step 4: Financials

  • Submit Original Bank Statement or Financial Guarantee
  • Funds must cover all tuition and living expenses expressed in CFR

Step 5: Passport

  • Copy picture and information pages from Passport
  • Email a scanned copy of passport

Step 6: I-20

  • After receiving all documents, ALCP will issue an I-20 upon student arrival

ALCP students should bring enough money to cover the cost of tuition and fees, health insurance, housing expenses, books and enough cash to cover incidental expenditures. We recommend that students bring money in traveler's checks rather than cash. Students should carry all documentation of financial support for immigration purposes, as well as for registration with the ALCP.

Costs Per Session

(Eight-week prices are estimates and are subject to change without notice):

  • ALCP Tuition: $2,560
  • Registration/Program Fees: $75
  • Orientation/Program Fees: $100
  • Housing (Room and Board): $1,926
  • Books and Supplies: $275
  • Personal Expenses (Estimated): $409
  • Required Insurance: $550 (We will accept alternative insurance plans if they meet the University of Idaho's minimum requirements.)
  • Total Estimated Cost: $5,895

2015

Session Dates Orientation Dates
Fall 1 2015: August 24 - October 16
August 19-21
Fall 2 2015: October 19 - December 18 October 14-16

2016

Session Dates Orientation Dates
Spring 1 2016: January 13 - March 4 January 11-12
Spring 2 2016: March 21 - May 13  March 17-18 
Summer 2016: May 23 - July 15  May 19-20
Fall 1 2016: August 22 - October 14 August 18-19
Fall 2 2016: October 24 - December 16 October 20-21

New Student Orientation is required of all new students. This two-day orientation is an opportunity for new students to learn about ALCP policies and procedures, set up their University of Idaho email (called VandalMail), get a student identification card, and learn more about how to stay in F-1 student visa status. Students also take a placement exam to assess their English proficiency. This exam determines the level a student will be placed in. Make sure to arrive 1-3 days early so your mind is fresh and ready to meet students, staff and teachers!

Step 1: Documents

  • Complete Application Requirements
  • Make visa appointment after receiving I-20
  • Notify ALCP of visa appointment results

Step 2: Housing

Step 3: Planning

  • Make travel arrangements: submit the Airport Pick-up Form online
  • Buy traveler's checks to cover costs on the way to the university and during your first month in the U.S. Keep the receipt separate from the traveler's checks.
  • Get copies of medical records, x-rays and prescriptions. Also, have prescriptions written in English and in generic terms.

Step 4: Travel

  • Label your luggage with the ALCP office address.
  • Carry all legal and immigration documents: Passport, visa and I-20

International Programs Office

Physical Address:
901 Paradise Creek St.
LLC Bldg. #3
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 1250
Moscow, ID 83844-1250

Phone: (208) 885-4599

Fax: (208) 885-2859

Email: sgreenfield@uidaho.edu