Santa Fe Community College Offers English as a Second Language [ESL] Classes

Orientation sessions begin January 14. 

Do you want to learn English as a Second Language? Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced student, we have classes for you!

The ESL Program at Santa Fe Community College offers English as a Second Language classes beginning January 27 to any adult who wants to learn English. Classes are taught at Santa Fe Community College, Cesar Chavez Elementary School, and El Camino Real Academy. Morning and evening classes are at SFCC; classes at Cesar Chavez Elementary School and El Camino Real Academy are only given in the evenings.

New students must attend ONE of the three-hour orientation sessions listed below. The orientation session will include testing and placement as well as registration for the courses.

Orientation / Registration

Santa Fe Community College, Adult Education Department, 6401 Richards Ave.

  • Tuesday, January 14: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. OR 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 15: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. OR 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, January 21: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. OR 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 22: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. OR 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

There is a registration fee of $25 [cash or money order]. This fee can be applied to more than one course and includes all class materials.

Please arrive early. Late entry not permitted.

Classes begin January 27. Space is limited.  For more information, call 505-428-1356.

For more than 35 years, Santa Fe Community College has been the gateway to success for individuals and the community by providing affordable, high quality educational programs that serve the social, cultural, technological, and economic needs of a diverse community. SFCC is a designated Best for Vets and Military Friendly school. The college serves more than 12,000 students per year in its credit, noncredit and adult programs. For further information, visit or call 505-428-1000. Follow us: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn.