Students at the Language Institute

The Georgia Tech Language Institute

Established in 1958, the Language Institute helps international students, professionals, and visitors improve their English proficiency. Find out more about our full- and part-time English as a second language programs.

Learn about the Language Institute and Georgia Tech policies that you will need to know while you are here with the Georgia Tech Language Institute Handbook. The handbook also provides information about living in Atlanta.



  • Medical Requirements
    Please check to make sure you have completed your medical requirements so that you do not have a medical hold placed on your account and you will be able to register for an upcoming session. To check your status, go to using Internet Explorer. Enter your GT account and password as indicated and select view my status. Print the page and bring it to Linda or Adria at the front desk in the O’Keefe building.

  • Taxes
    All F1 students who were in the United States in 2013 for any period of time MUST file tax forms by April 15. Students who did not work need to file form 8843. Forms are available at the front desk in the Language Institute or at  Language Institute lab assistants can help students fill out the form during open lab hours.

  • Earth Day 2014
    Earth Day at Georgia Tech is a big event in the south-east United States. On Friday, April 18, Georgia Tech's Earth Day Celebration is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. along Tech Walkway. The goal of the event is to focus attention on the environment and increase people's awareness of the world around them. The event is free and open to the public and features 70 exhibitors, givea-ways, recycling opportunities, a clothing swap, an office supply exchange, live music, and organic popcorn.It takes more than 200 volunteers to make the event a success. You do not need any special skills or experience to volunteer, and you can volunteer for one hour, all day or anything in between. All volunteers receive a free Earth day T-shirt. To volunteer sign up at Visit the Earth Day website for event schedules and a map of the festival area.

  • Georgia Tech Admissions Information for Freshmen
    Information sessions are held at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Student Success Center. The sessions are conducted by a counselor from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions who discusses the admission process, majors, opportunities outside of the classroom, campus activities, and student life. The session also provides an opportunity to ask any general questions about Georgia Tech. Each session is followed by a one-hour walking tour.

  • Georgia Tech Admissions Information for Transfer Students
    Information sessions are held weekly on Fridays at 2 p.m. at the Student Success Center for students who have some college experience and who are interested in transferring to one of Georgia Tech’s undergraduate programs. These one-hour sessions are designed to cover the application process, admission requirements, and campus resources for transfer students.

  • Looking for a Conversation Partner?
    Meet GT students and alumni who want to practice their language skills or learn about other cultures.  Find a language partner!

  • GT App for iPhone Users
    For everything you need to know about Georgia Tech at your finger-tips, go to the app store and download GT Buzz. The app will connect you to the GT calendar, campus map, stinger and trolley schedules, the student newspaper, athletics, T-Square, Buzzport, Oscar, Campus Recreation Center, the Library, GT directory, campus police and much more. It’s free and easy to use.

  • Language Institute Newsletter
    Check out the Language Institute's latest newsletter.

    Registration Information

    New Student Registration

    New IEP student registration for Spring 2 will begin on Thursday, March 6. See the video below for more information.