2021 Fall II (October) 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.


2021 Fall II Orientation Schedule
This schedule is tentative and subject to change. Final schedules will be distributed in person on Monday October 11.

Saturday October 9 - Sunday October 10

  • 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.

Monday October 11 - Mandatory CESL Orientation Begins

  • 2:00 pm,  Check-In at Patterson Office Tower, OT145 (required) (ground floor, behind elevators)
  • 2:30 pm,  Placement Testing for New CESL Students (required)
  • 3:30 pm,  Coffee Break
  • 4:00-6:00 pm, Orientation for New CESL Students Part I, Patterson Office Tower, OT145 (required)

Tuesday October 12

  • 10:00 am, Orientation for New CESL Students Part II, Patterson Office Tower, OT145 (required)
  • 12:00 pm, Lunch for New CESL Students, Champion's Kitchen, Student Center
    • We will walk together from Patterson Office Tower to the Student Center.
    • This lunch is paid for by CESL - no charge for students.
  • ​​1:00 pm, Campus Tour

Wednesday October 13

  • Individual advising appointments (required)
    • Students will schedule a 30-minute slot on Monday October 11.
    • These will be with Kathryn King and held in her office, Patterson Office Tower, Second Floor - POT 233.
    • You will receive your class schedule during your appointment.

Thursday October 14

  • Individual advising appointments (continued)

Classes begin on Monday October 18.

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