The University of Wisconsin-Stout ESL Institute (ESLI) supports the mission of the UW-Stout and its Office of International Education to internationalize and diversify our campus. The ESLI does so primarily by providing quality English as a Second Language courses to college-ready students. The ESLI also provides academic support, as well as opportunities for community interaction and campus engagement, to facilitate ESL student success.

Our values:

  • High-quality education of adult ESL students
  • Raising awareness for faculty and staff campus-wide on the needs of ESL student
  • Collaboration with each other, within the department and the larger university community as a whole
  • Supporting and advocating for our students in all areas of the university, including academics, personal, and social life
  • Supporting and advocating for a creative and professional workplace