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English Language Center

English Language Center Vision, Values & Mission


The ELC will be a collaborative program committed to high-quality English language instruction, community engagement, and global citizenry.



In all that we do, we strive for academic and professional excellence, integrity, mutual respect, and inclusiveness.



The mission of the English Language Center (ELC) is to support the goals of the University of Denver by preparing English Language Learners with the necessary communicative and cultural competencies to be successful members of DU and other US institutions of Higher Education.