The English Language Institute offers three EAP sessions each year according to The University of Akron academic calendar. The 15-week Fall semester begins in late August; the 15-week Spring semester begins in January; the 8-week Summer session begins in June.

Fall 2014: August - December (15 Weeks)

July 15 Deadline to apply to the ELI for fall 2014 (4:00pm)
August 25 Placement test for new students
September 1 Labor Day (no classes)
September 2 First day of classes
November 15 Deadline to apply to the ELI for Spring 2015 (4:00pm)
November 27 & 28 Thanksgiving holiday (no classes)
December 3 Last day of classes
December 4 & 5 ELI ASSET test
December 8 TOEFL test
December 11 Final grades and test results

Spring 2015: January - May (15 weeks)

November 15 Deadline to apply to the ELI for Spring 2015 (4:00pm)
January 15 Placement testing for new students
January 19 Martin Luther King Day (no classes)
January 20 First day of classes
February 17 President's Day (no classes)
March 23-29 Spring Break (no classes)
April 29 Last day of classes
April 30 & May 1 ELI ASSET test
May 4 TOEFL test
May 7 Final grades and test results
June 5 Deadline to register for Summer (4:00pm)

Summer 2015: June - August (8 weeks)

June 8 Placement testing for new students
June 15 First day of classes
July 3 Independence Day observed (no classes)
July 14 Deadline to apply to the ELI for fall 2014 (4:00pm)
July 29 Last day of classes
July 30 & 31 ELI ASSET test
August 3 TOEFL test
August 6 Final grades and test results
August 21 Deadline to register for fall semester