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Fall Update

At SPS this fall, all courses, other than pre-established online courses, will be offered face-to-face in our New York City classrooms. Some of these face-to-face courses will be offered in the HyFlex format to ensure that all of our students can make progress toward their degree requirements, if faced with delays due to student visas or vaccination effectiveness wait times.
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Program Contacts

American Language Program

Columbia University

504 Lewisohn Hall

2970 Broadway, Mail Code 4113

New York, NY 10027


For Application Information

Joel Chaffee


Fax: 212-932-7651

alp [[at]] columbia [[dot]] edu

For Visa Information

Tomasz Tuleja


Fax: 212-932-7651

alpvisa [[at]] columbia [[dot]] edu

For Housing Information

alphousing [[at]] columbia [[dot]] edu

For Testing Information

Evan Chan

alptest [[at]] columbia [[dot]] edu

Advising for Current Students

Jana Quigley

alp-advising [[at]] columbia [[dot]] edu

For ESL Instructors Interested in Adjunct Employment

alp [[at]] columbia [[dot]] edu

Please note: minimum requirements for employment are an MA in TESOL or a closely related field and experience teaching academic English in a college or university context, preferably in the US, and ideally in an IEP. Due to volume of inquiries received, only qualified applicants will be contacted.

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