Established in 1958, the Language Institute helps international students, professionals, and visitors improve their English proficiency. Find out more about our full- and part-time English as a second language programs.
Learn about the Language Institute and Georgia Tech policies that you will need to know while you are here with the Georgia Tech Language Institute Handbook. The handbook also provides information about living in Atlanta.
New Student Registration
New IEP student registration for Spring 2 will begin on Thursday, March 6. See the video below for more information.
Please check to make sure you have completed your medical requirements so that you do not have a medical hold placed on your account and you will be able to register for the Spring 2 Session. To check your status, go to www.immunizations.health.gatech.edu using Internet Explorer. Enter your GT account and password as indicated and select view my status. Print the page and bring it to Linda or Adria at the front desk in the O’Keefe building.
Peer Advisors Needed
Continuing students are needed to serve as peer advisors to new students arriving for the Fall 2 Session. Peer advisors assist with the registration process and campus tours, participate in orientation, and help students adjust to their new environment. Sign up in Room 108 in the O’Keefe Building. Advisors must be available on March 6, 7, and 10 for new student registration and orientation.
Student Assistant Position Available at the Language Institute
The Language Institute is accepting applications for a part time lab assistant. Applicants must be enrolled in the Language Institute and in good academic standing. Experience with Microsoft Windows OS and MS Office is necessary. Applicants must be available to open computer labs at 7:30 a.m. and close computer labs at 5p.m. Computer repair/troubleshooting skill is a plus, but it is not required. For more information and to apply, please see Harry Robinson in Room 216, in the O’Keefe Building. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, February 25.
Hunger & Homelessness
There are many volunteer opportunities with Georgia Tech students during Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (March 3 –7). Please visit the following website for more information and a schedule of activities: http://move.gatech.edu/projects/handh/schedule.php.
Volunteer for Culture Fest
Culture Fest is a week-long celebration of the diversity on Georgia Tech's campus March 31 through April 7.
The Language Institute will be responsible for the Language Café on Monday, March 31 and for the
International Coffee Hour on Monday, April 7. Students decorate tables with items representing their culture,
prepare maps showing where their language is spoken,share conversational basics, and distribute handouts of
greetings and idioms in their native language. Please talk to Adria at the front desk of the O’Keefe Building if
you are interested in participating in Culture Fest.
Georgia Tech Admissions Information for Freshmen
Information sessions are held at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Student Success Center. The sessions are conducted by a counselor from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions who discusses the admission process, majors, opportunities outside of the classroom, campus activities, and student life. The session also provides an opportunity to ask any general questions about Georgia Tech. Each session is followed by a one-hour walking tour. http://admission.gatech.edu/visit/daily-visits
Georgia Tech Admissions Information for Transfer Students
Information sessions are held weekly on Fridays at 2 p.m. at the Student Success Center for students who have some college experience and who are interested in transferring to one of Georgia Tech’s undergraduate programs. These one-hour sessions are designed to cover the application process, admission requirements, and campus resources for transfer students. http://admission.gatech.edu/visit/weekly-information-sessions
Looking for a Conversation Partner?
Meet GT students and alumni who want to practice their language skills or learn about other cultures. Find a language partner! http://languagepartners.ning.com/
GT App for iPhone Users
For everything you need to know about Georgia Tech at your finger-tips, go to the app store and download GT Buzz. The app will connect you to the GT calendar, campus map, stinger and trolley schedules, the student newspaper, athletics, T-Square, Buzzport, Oscar, Campus Recreation Center, the Library, GT directory, campus police and much more. It’s free and easy to use.
Language Institute Newsletter
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