Non-UCLA International Students

At this time, only current UCLA students are able to take Writing Programs courses during the academic year. Non-UCLA international students are encouraged to explore the following resources and opportunities to improve their language and writing skills.

UCLA's Summer ESL Program

Writing Programs offers an English as a Second Language Program each summer to help students strengthen their grasp on the language and culture. Learn more about the Summer ESL program here.

Dashew Conversation Program

The UCLA Dashew Center for International Students & Scholars offers several opportunities for language development, including the American Culture & Conversation program. In a series of group sessions, students are able to practice their English conversational skills while learning more about American culture. Learn more about this program here.