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Community Language Program

Teachers College, Columbia University


Add your name to our mailing list and be notified about registration for spring semester.

  • Deadline for Spring 2020 registration will be January 2, 2020.
  • Spring 2020 placement testing will be: January 7, 8, 9, 14 & 15.
  • Spring 2020 classes will be: February 10-April 25.



Spring 2020 dates

Courses: February 10 - April 25 (Spring Break [no CLP classes]: March 16-21)


Space in Special Classes

*Please note that space in the following special classes is very limited and on a first-come, first-serve basis: Conversation, Pronunciation, Writing, Grammar & Writing, TOEFL. We strongly encourage you to take an ESL class as an alternative. 

Refund Policy

Our refund policy has changed. Please review the details of our new policy here

Placement Testing

New students for ESL and English special courses must be able to come to the CLP on one of the testing dates in order to be eligible to take classes. Absolutely no exceptions.

Those dates are:

Tuesday, January 7

Wednesday, January 8

Thursday, January 9

Tuesday, January 14

Wednesday, January 15

You will select a test time and make an appointment upon registering and paying for your courses. There are no make-up test dates, so please consult your calendar prior to registering. You will not be eligible to take our courses if you cannot come for the placement test.

Maximum number of courses

Students are very strongly encouraged to think about workload and their personal schedules before registering for multiple classes. Students may not resgister for more than 3 classes.  Any student who registers for more than 3 courses without authorization from the Program will lose his/her seat in the additional courses. 





**Please see the IRLP page for more information on the IRLP program dates and registration details**.

Please note: IRLP courses are only for individuals with official visiting researcher positions at Teachers College, Columbia University, or other local insitutions of higher education.