Get Support

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Are you an English learner or international student looking for support? Review the options below for opportunities at CAELC, the University of Virginia, and in the Charlottesville community! Please keep in mind that some options are only available to current students at the University of Virginia. We encourage you to read more about each opportunity to see if you are eligible to participate.

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Attend ESL Classes

CAELC offers English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to UVA students, faculty, staff, researchers, and members of the community. 

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Practice Your English

CAELC and other University services provide several opportunities for students and affiliates to receive language and culture support.

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Other Services

Click on the link below to find out more about services we offer and other support options through the University of Virginia.

Learner Spotlight

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Chen Weiqing

Language Consultant Program Participant

At first, I thought the LC Program would be boring, because it was a requirement for me to take. However, spending time with my Language Partner, Brianna, has changed my mind about VISAS and Charlottesville, because she has pointed out different buildings and activities around Grounds.

To read more "Humans of VISAS" stories, click here.

Do you want to get involved with CAELC? Find out more by going to this link.