English as a Second Language


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Library, Lower Level - LL06-08
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825

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Academic Director

Alla Schlate, MA
Library, Lower Level - LL08
Tel: 203-365-7520
Fax: 203-365-4864

Assistant Director

Marissa Gambardella
Library, Lower Level - LL07
Tel: 203-365-7528
Fax: 203-365-4864

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Office Hours

  • Monday – Thursday: Walk In and Advising Hours
    • 11:30AM – 12:30PM 
    • 3:30PM – 4:30PM
    • By Appointment
  • Friday: By Appointment Only

‎Our Programs

Apply Now Button‌Intensive English Language (20 hours per week)
‎‎This program is a full time program of 20 hours a week – 4 individual classes covering listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, pronunciation and public speaking. This program will prepare students for academic and professional success with English Acquisition. There are 6 levels in this program. This program is offered at the Fairfield campus/ 

Part-Time English Language Program 
As a part time student, you may register to attend individual classes during the day or the evening at the Fairfield Campus. Taking classes part time allows students the flexibility to advance their English language skills while continuing with their professional careers. 

Night Courses
We offer a variety of night time courses in TOEFL Prep, Business Writing and more at the Fairfield campus. 

Summer Programs
Explore. See. Learn - ESL for Summer - Summer courses are designed for specific purposes. The English Language Institute can design summer programs for short term visits for 2 week or 3 day sessions. 

Online Program
Sacred Heart offers a new online ESL program. This program allows students to learn ESL entirely online.



Totals based off of Fall 2015 Enrollment Data