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Student Resources

We have a long history of hosting international students and providing outstanding services to ensure you succeed in your academic and career goals. These include the online platforms, technology resources, assessment tests, certifications and expert guidance you need to further your progress and go after that next goal.

Pre-Arrival Resources

We know that coming to a new country, new city and new school can be overwhelming, so we’ve prepared several resources to help you learn about your surroundings and get started at UT.

Applying to U.S. Universities

Learn more about the process of transitioning from English Language Center study to a degree program.


This site lets you check your assignments, keep track of grades and communicate with your classmates and teachers all in one place.

International Teaching Assistants

The goal of ITA English Certification is to assess and enhance the skills ITAs need to be effective educators in the classroom. Learn more about the process on this page.


Instituted by the Graduate School, the J-hold is placed on certain graduate students’ records, requiring them to go through English screening before they can register for classes. Find out how to clear your J-hold.

Important Dates & Deadlines

View all important dates and deadlines for our programs.

English Language Center Events

The fun starts here! Make friends and practice English outside of the classroom environment.