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International Programs

Shawn Greenfield
phone: (208) 885-4599
fax: (208) 885-2859
sgreenfield@uidaho.edu

International Programs
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1250
Moscow, ID 83844-1250
1-88-88-UIDAHO

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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.
  • Application Steps & Requirements

    Application Steps & Requirements

    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 
  • ESL Transfer Students

    ESL Transfer Students

    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
  • Tuition and Fees
    ACLP students should bring enough money to cover the cost of tuition and fees, health insurance, housing expenses, books and 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

    (8- & 6-week; prices are estimates and are subject to change without notice):

    ALCP Tuition: $2,548
    Registration/Program Fees:
    $75
    Orientation Fee (one time fee):   $100
    Housing (Room & Board):
    $1,607
    Books and Supplies:
    $275
    Personal Expenses (Estimated):
    $462
    Required Insurance $375
    (We will accept alternative insurance plans if they meet the University of Idaho's minimum requirements.)

    Total Estimated Cost:

    $5,344

    Other one-time fees: 
    Sponsored Student Fee (paid for by sponsoring department):  $150 
  • Future Session Dates

    2014 to 2015

    Session Dates

    Orientation Dates

    Fall I 2014: August 25 - October 17
    August 20-22 
    Fall II 2014: October 20 - December 19 October 15-17
    Spring I 2015: January 20 - March 13 January 14-16
    Spring II 2015: March 23 - May 15 March 18-20
    Tentative Schedule - Summer 2015: May 26 - July 17 May 20-22

    2015 to 2016

    Session Dates

    Orientation Dates

    Fall I 2015: August 24 - October 16 August 19-21
    Fall II 2015: October 19 - December 18  October 14-16 
    Spring I 2016: January 13 - March 4  January 6-8
    Spring II 2016: March 21 - May 13 March 16-18
    Tentative Schedule - Summer 2016: May 31 - July 22 May 25-27
  • Pre-Arrival Information and Planning

    Pre-Arrival Information & Planning

    Read and learn what to prepare for before arriving at the University of Idaho ALCP! 

    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 & I-20