SFCC announces English as a Second Language Classes

Required orientation and registration sessions on January 16, 17, 23 and 24
Classes begin on January 29

Do you or someone you know want to learn English as a Second Language? Whether you speak no English at all, only know a little, or even if you know a lot of English, SFCC has classes for you.

Santa Fe Community College will offer a 12-week English as a Second Language (ESL) session from January 29 to April 25 to any adult who wants to learn English. New students must attend an orientation session to register for classes. The orientation session will include testing and placement as well as registration for the courses. The $25 registration fee is waived for the Spring 2024 term. The classes are free. Classes will be in person at the SFCC Main Campus, at Sweeney Elementary School, and online.

How to Register:
Attend an orientation at the SFCC Main Campus, 6401 Richards Ave.

Orientation Schedule
Orientation sessions begin at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. (no late arrivals) on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, January 16
  • Wednesday, January 17
  • Tuesday, January 23
  • Wednesday, January 24

Orientations are limited to 30 participants. Arrive on time. Only future students may be present. Additional guests will not be permitted in the orientation area.

Students interested in online classes can attend an orientation at SFCC or contact the ESL Program (505-428-1329 or olga.rees@sfcc.edu) to arrange an online orientation. Students will need a stable internet connection to attend online classes.

Classes meet twice a week, on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays depending on the level. Morning and evening classes are available at SFCC. Evening classes are offered at Sweeney Elementary School. Free childcare for children ages 4 to 12 is available for evening students at Sweeney Elementary School. Students are expected to attend classes twice a week.

For more information:

Spring 2024 ESL classes begin January 29. Space is limited. For more information, call 505-428-1329 or email olga.rees@sfcc.edu.

Santa Fe Community College celebrates its 40th Anniversary as the pathway to success for individuals and the community. SFCC provides affordable, high-quality programs that serve the academic, cultural, and economic needs of the community. The college welcomes over 10,000 students per year in credit, noncredit, workforce training, personal enrichment, and adult programs.
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