Washington University schools provide courses and other services designed for members of the WashU community to strengthen academic and professional communication skills in English. These services can facilitate your transition to WashU, help you engage with the university and surrounding community, and position you to be a competitive candidate for opportunities in life after WashU. Contact the point person for your school in order to learn how its English support options can help you achieve your goals.

Contact Your School

Brown School of Social Work
Tammy Orahood
Director of Global Programs

McKelvey School of Engineering
Karen Schwelle
Senior Lecturer, Engineering Communication Center

Olin Business School
Julia Deems
Lecturer in Communications

School of Law
Mark Bass
Coordinator of Legal English Programs

University College
Katie Blackburn Brown
Program Manager, ESL Programs

UCollege serves all undergraduate programs, Arts & Sciences graduate programs, Sam Fox School graduate programs, School of Medicine graduate programs, and postdoctoral appointees.