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international programs

We are located in:
118 Friday Annex

Mailing Address:
Maike Walbrecht, Director
UNCW ESL Program
Office of International Programs
601 S. College Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28403-5965

Contact Us:
Phone: 910-962-7354
Fax: 910-962-4053


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ESL Events

Spring 2016 Schedule of Events


January 7-10

Airport Pickups, shopping trip

January 11, Monday

10:00 a.m. ESL Orientation

January 12, Tuesday

9:30 a.m. Classes begin;(first class will tour classrooms) 

January 13, Wednesday

Orientation for Kyung Hee Group; classes begin Thursday 9:30 a.m. (first class will tour classrooms)


January 15, Friday

12:30 p.m. ESL Welcome Luncheon Reception in 2:00  Field trip:  Wrightsville Beach Pier and Museum                                                           

January 16

Shopping and downtown Wilmington

UNCW Basketball Game (tentative)

January 18, Monday

University is closed:  Martin Luther King Holiday

January 19, Tuesday Classes resume
January 25, Monday Field Trip:  Fort Fisher Aquarium

January 30, Saturday

10:00-3:00 Intercultural Festival at Burney Center  

February 1-5

23rd Annual Intercultural Week at UNCW; various activities happening on campus

February 12 or 15

Graduation of short-term students (date may change)

February 18

Kyung Hee Group departs

February 22

Service Learning (TBD)

February 29

Service Learning (TBD)

March 5-13

Spring Break: No Classes

March 15, Tuesday

Classes Resume

March 21, Monday

5:00 p.m. Pizza Party with Conversation Partners

March 24-25

State Holiday: No Classes

March 29, Tuesday Classes Resume

April 4, Monday

Field Trip or Service Learning (TBD)

April 6-10 Azalea Festival in downtown Wilmington

April 11, Monday

Field Trip or Service Learning (TBD)

April 18, Monday

Last Field Trip: Student Choice

April 22, Friday Graduation, 2 - 4 pm
For changes/updates, see:

on the ESL web page!



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