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Community Language Program
Teachers College, Columbia University
Phone: (212) 678-3097
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Registration for Fall 2019 Foreign Language classes ONLY is extended until August 31st.
Fall 2019 dates
Placement testing: August 27, 28 & 29; September 3 & 4 (Mandatory for all NEW students)
Courses: September 23 - December 7 (Thanksgiving Holiday week [no CLP classes]: November 25 - 29)
Registration Deadline for ESL classes: August 20, 2019
Exetended registration for foreign language (Spanish, French & Italian)classes only: August 31, 2019
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR CLP Fall 2019
Space in Special Classes
*Please note that space in the following special classes will be very limited and on a first-come, first-serve basis for Fall 2019: Conversation, Pronunciation, Writing, Grammar & Writing, TOEFL. We strongly encourage you to take an ESL class as an alternative.
Our refund policy has changed. Please review the details of our new policy here.
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, August 27
Wednesday, August 28
Thursday, August 29
Tuesday, September 3
Wednesday, September 4
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.
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.