"I want to assure you that regardless of what is taking place in national politics, Oakland University will remain committed to providing a warm, welcoming and supportive environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion for all people, whether they come from near or far."
Empowering English learners to pursue dreams and contribute
meaningfully in a world beyond their own.
The ESL Institute at Oakland University
One location for all English Learners who attend Oakland University.
- English as a Second Language courses at Oakland University are offered to meet the needs of all language proficiency levels: foundations, beginning, intermediate and advanced.
- Our courses are offered to international students, the general public, business professionals and their families.
Conversation PartnersIf you are an ESL student or an academic student at Oakland University, consider participating in our Conversation Partner program. Native and non-native speakers of English are encouraged to join! You can meet another Oakland University student to chat and to learn about other cultures while sharing a bit about your own culture, too.
Students who are interested in participating as a Conversation Partner click here.