Why Study ESL at UW-Stout?

The summer ESL program offers English immersion courses and experiences to non-native English speakers who would like to communicate more effectively and experience American culture.  The ESL program offers instruction at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. The summer program is offered in two 5-week sessions.  Students may choose to attend one or both sessions.


2014 Summer Program

Session I Session II 
May 28
June 25
International Student Arrival International Student Arrival 
May 29-30 June 26-27 
International Student Orientation
International Student Orientation
June 2June 30
Classes Begin
Classes Begin
June 27
July 28
Summer Session I Ends
Summer Session II Ends



How to Apply

For ESL study only, you must submit the following:

Complete the International Student Application for Admission at www.uwstout.edu/esl/apply.

  1. Application fee of $50
  2. Financial document or bank statement indication you have sufficient funds necessary to meet all expenses for the time it takes to complete your ESL program.
  3. Official transcripts (translated into English) from all secondary and post-secondary schools attended.
  4. Copy of your passport page showing your correct name. Passports can be scanned and emailed to international@uwstout.edu
  5. Permanent address in your home country.
  6. E-mail international@uwstout.edu  for additional admissions information.

eStout Program

All students enrolled in the Intensive ESL course will also be enrolled in the eStout Program. This mandatory program is included in the tuition cost. Through this program, each student is issued a laptop computer, software, computer support and on-campus wireless interent connectivity. We do not encourage students to bring their personal computers with them to UW-Stout as there is no technical support available for students' personal computers.