Spring I 2022 Orientation

We are always excited to welcome new students to CESL!

Every term, CESL provides an orientation for new students entering the Intensive English Program. This orientation is mandatory and will include placement testing and registration for classes.  Additional sessions will provide you with essential information regarding immigration, billing, student accounts, IT issues, classroom expectations, health insurance, and more.

  • Student Arrival

    • Flying into Lexington's airport (LEX)? Request an airport pick-up here!
      • Please note that you must request a pick-up more than five days in advance of your arrival.
      • A pick-up is not guaranteed until you receive a confirmation email.


Orientation Schedule

This schedule is tentative and subject to change.


* Plan to be on campus from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM both days.  We may finish early.

* Plan your parking here.  We recommend: Cornerstone Garage (PS #5, 409 South Limestone).



Wednesday, January 5, 2022


9:00 am                     Student Arrival - Rooms 110 and 112 (on first floor) in Patterson Office Tower (POT)

9:15 am                     Welcome and Introductions, Online Tools

10:00 am                   Placement Exam

11:00 am                   Break

11:30 am                   POT Tour

12:00 pm                   Walk to Student Center- Lunch Break

1:00 pm                     Student Center Tour



Thursday, January 6, 2022


9:00 am                     Student Arrival - Rooms 110 and 112 (on first floor) in Patterson Office Tower (POT)

9:15 am                     Orientation to CESL and UK

10:00 am                   International Center Presentation

11:15 am                   Student Health Insurance Presentation

11:30 am                   Lunch Break

12:30 pm                   Orientation to CESL and UK, continued



Classes begin on Monday January 10.

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