Fall 2020 Semester   

Keeping our NINER NATION healthy this fall will take all of us.

  • Follow the most recent UNC Charlotte safety guidelines (see 'Announcements' box on homepage)

  • Wear face masks at all times (students should supply their own face masks but disposable masks will be available if needed)

  • Wipe down desks before and after class

  • Maintain at least a 4' distance between each other in the class

  • Contact the UNC Charlotte Health Center if they feel sick, and communicate their status with the ELTI office and instructors

  • Monitor your uncc.edu email and the ISSO information pages

ELTI Office Hours


You can reach us in person, by phone, or on WhatsApp:

Mondays  -  8:00am to 5:00pm

Tuesdays  -  8:00am to 12:30pm

Thursdays -  8:00am to 12:30pm 

For inquiries or to schedule an appointment outside these times, please email us at elti@uncc.edu.

ELTI Classes

For spring 2021ELTI classes will be face-to-face on Mondays and online Tuesday - Thursday.


Since 1978, the English Language Training Institute (ELTI) has been serving international students by providing quality English language instruction in a safe and friendly academic environment. ELTI is housed within the Office of International Programs at UNC Charlotte and is a member of the Consortium of University and College Intensive English Programs (UCIEP), whose purpose is to advance professional standards and quality instruction in US-based intensive English programs at universities and colleges, as well as English USA, an organization that provides support, standards, and advocacy for intensive English programs in the USA.

UNC Charlotte

Student Union PlazaA comprehensive state university with nearly 30,000 students, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is located in northeastern Charlotte. The beautiful campus and modern facilities with easy access to downtown Charlotte provide a pleasant, stimulating environment. The University offers about 80 fields of undergraduate instruction, as well as more than 60 graduate-level programs and more than 20 doctoral programs, in seven colleges: Arts + Architecture, Business, Computing and Informatics, Education, Engineering, Health and Human Services, and Liberal Arts & Sciences. There are more than 1,800 international students at UNC Charlotte representing nearly 100 countries. UNC Charlotte is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. 
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City of Charlotte

Uptown Charlotte SkylineWith over one million residents, the Charlotte metropolitan area is located about midway between Atlanta, Georgia, and Washington, DC, and also within a day's drive of the beautiful North Carolina beaches and mountains. Charlotte is considered the "International Gateway to the South." Its international and multicultural community promotes a rewarding academic and social environment both in the Charlotte community and on the UNC Charlotte campus. Recognized as a leading cultural capital, Charlotte continues to build on its reputation as a world class city through science, art and historical attractions. 
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