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English Language Program for International Instructors (ELP-ii)

English Language Program for International Instructors (ELP-ii):

  • provides classes to international graduate students with a teaching assistant position to prepare to teach at UC San Diego.
  • supports campus community members to respond to the increasing cultural and linguistic diversity of the campus.
  • assists hiring departments to complete the hiring of international graduate students who have been proposed to work as a teaching assistant.
  • foster a culture of belonging for the teaching and learning of instructors and all students.

ELP-ii offers the following services and resources:

Please email Engaged Teaching Hub at about teaching resources for international graduate students.

For English Language Certification Exam (ELCE) policy questions and exception requests, please contact April Bjornsen at, Assistant Dean of Graduate Student Affairs.