Our Mission: Your Success

Through our professional, competitive, high-quality, and the only CEA-accredited language programs in Arizona, we will prepare you to achieve educational, professional, and personal success. Click here to learn more about why CESL is your best choice.

About Us

Welcome to the University of Arizona's Center for English as a Second Language (CESL)

The University of Arizona’s Center for English as a Second Language (CESL) offers high-quality English language and teacher training programs. CESL has been serving the University of Arizona and the greater Tucson and global communities for over 45 years.

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Upcoming Sessions

Upcoming Activities

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 6:45pm
UA Men's Basketball vs. Washington State
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 1:00pm
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 8:00am
CESL International Festival
Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
Major League Soccer - Desert Diamond Cup
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 12:30pm
Reid Park Zoo

News & Events

"Being part of CESL is an incomparable experience. All the things that we learn here are important because we interact with people from all over the world."