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English Language Enhancement

Our international city and diverse campus community welcome students from around the globe!

Welcome, Bienvenido, 환영, Bienvenue, 欢迎, ようこそ, أهلا بك

The English Language Center (ELC) provides tailored language support and helps students grow with confidence to communicate effectively in global contexts. Our caring, expert team of instructors help students accomplish their goals, whether they want to apply to a degree program at UNLV or improve their workplace English skills.

Why Study ESL at UNLV

  • Live and study at UNLV - one of the most diverse universities in the United States - in sunny Las Vegas, Nevada, home to one of the top-rated Hospitality and Leisure Management programs in the world.
  • Learn from experienced and dedicated English Language instructors as part of our affordable credit and non-credit English language programs.
  • Make new friends in events sponsored by the ELC and participate in the 350+ Registered Student Organizations (RSOs).

If you would like to have access to our brochure, please send an email to elc@unlv.edu.

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Meet Our Faculty and Staff

The English Language Center faculty have M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL), English, applied linguistics, literature, or other related fields in addition to extensive experience in teaching English as an additional language.

Contact English Language Center

English Language Center
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Mail Stop: 5023
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Las Vegas, NV 89154
Campus Location
English Language Center: elc@unlv.edu
Office Manager Laura Madrid: laura.madrid@unlv.edu
Walk-ins: Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Virtual meetings and phone calls: Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
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