English as a Second Language

Student Services

Academic Support
  • Small classes with dedicated ESL faculty members.
  • ESL tutors available for extra help with class assignments.
  • Conversation partners are available for extra practice through ESL and the university. Click here for more information on student tutoring services.
  • Academic advisors assigned to each student.
  • Learning technology access that is program-based, including a state-of-the-art mobile wireless laboratory and self-access computer center.
  • Contact Cynthia Lennox (lennox@duq.edu) for more information.
Social Learning Activities
  • Field study trips to city and regional locations organized by the Center for Global Engagement and the ESL Program.
  • Visits to U.S. host families offered by Global Pittsburgh.
  • University student organizations related to career development, sports and recreational activities.
  • International Student Organization (ISO) participation available.
  • Conversation Hours to practice English and meet U.S. students.
  • Contact Kathy Lipecky (lipeckyf@duq.edu) for more information.