ESL Registration

Welcome to Harper College ESL

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To start taking English courses follow these steps.

1. First, please complete a Harper College Application.  For application questions, email

2. Then take the ESL directed self-placement survey here.  

You will then be contacted to meet online with an ESL teacher for a short interview and to select your classes.

Further online testing* may be required for students interested in a college level degree or certificate.   

* Testing for the Fall semester (August-December) is offered July to Mid-October.

* Testing for the Spring semester (January-May) is offered Mid-November to Mid-March

* Testing for the Summer semester (May/June-July) is offered Mid-April to May