From the Director
Welcome to the English Language Program (ELP) in the Global Education Office (GEO) at Virginia Commonwealth University. Our mission is simple:
To help you succeed.
Our ELP teachers and advisors help you improve your English skills. Our curriculum includes all ESL skill areas and allows you to complete ELP within one calendar year or less. Our courses prepare you to succeed at VCU and in your professional and personal lives. Our Tutoring Center and Computer Lab offer extra help with learning English. Our GEO staff help you lead a successful life here. At ELP, you are respected as a unique individual. The focus is on you; you are why we are here. This is our promise to you.
Please explore our website for more information about ELP. If you email a question to us, you will receive a reply within a day during regular business hours. We look forward to meeting you and to serving you.
Amber Bennett Hill, Ph.D.,
Director, English Language Program