Language

Jamestown Community College's English language immersion program provides students with an opportunity to study English grammar and improve their vocabulary, pronunciation, listening skills, speaking, reading, and writing. Offered since 2008, we designed our non-credit program for undergraduate and graduate students, exchange students, and working professionals to develop and improve their English language skills.

Summer 2016 program dates

July 25-August 12, 2016

Students are expected to arrive on campus on July 24.

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Register
  1. Complete our online application
  2. Print and complete the required forms:
    Health form (PDF)
    Photo release form (PDF)
    Copy of passport
  3. Scan and e-mail or mail your required forms to 
    Jamestown Community College
    International Office
    Jennifer Apthorpe
    525 Falconer Street, Jamestown, NY 14701 USA
    jenniferapthorpe@mail.sunyjcc.edu  

The application deadline for this year's program is Friday, June 17, 2016.

Program cost

Program cost

3-week program: $2950 (cost includes deposit)
3-week program without housing: $1850 (cost includes deposit)

*Program costs are subject to change

$150 non-refundable deposit and balance of program costs are payable to SUNY JCC. The balance of the program costs are due to JCC no later than Friday, July 15, 2016.

Program benefits include course and fees, workbooks, health insurance, certificate of completion, accommodations in a residence hall with linen, pillow, blanket, towel, and kitchen, all meals, welcome gifts, transportation for scheduled trips, most excursions, graduation banquet, and transportation to and from the Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) for specified dates and times. Please plan your incoming and outgoing flights accordingly.

The program cost does not include airfare, personal expenses, and the cost of travel between the airport and JCC if you are not taking the reserved bus at the designated times from or to the airport on July 24 and August 13.

Payment

Pay your deposit once you receive your acceptance letter into the program using our online payment system. The balance of your program cost is due no later than Friday, July 15, 2016.

Arrival and departure transportation

Arrivals

  • For flights arriving on the morning of July 24, the bus will depart from Buffalo airport at 12 p.m.
  • For all flights arriving between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m., the bus will depart from Buffalo airport at 4:15 p.m. 
  • For all late arriving flights on July 24, the bus will depart from Buffalo Airport at 10:30 p.m.

Departures

The bus will depart from JCC on August 13 at 6:30 am and 12 p.m.  It takes approximately one and a half hours to travel to the Buffalo Niagara Airport from JCC.

Spend your summer at JCC

Residence suite living

You will stay in a campus residence hall featuring suite style living. Each suite includes either four or five single bedrooms, a common living area, dining room, and kitchen, as well as two bathrooms. Each suite comes furnished with beds, mattresses, pillows, bedsheets, pillowcases, towels, hand towels, washcloths, bureaus, study desks, chairs, floor lamps, closets, and a full kitchen to share. The residence hall also has laundry machines for your convenience. Meal service on campus is included.

Weekend trips

Pittsburgh: We will take a trip to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In Pittsburgh, you will have the opportunity to experience American city life and visit museums and interesting local attractions.

Niagara Falls: We will go on a Saturday day trip to Niagara Falls State Park in the United States to experience the natural beauty of North America.

Advantages
  • Learn and practice English language skills with individuals from various cultures
  • Instruction provided by certified ESL instructors
  • Students receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course
  • Cultural orientation
  • Beautiful State University of New York campus in a safe community in western New York
  • Small class size
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • No TOEFL required
  • Excursions to Niagara Falls and other exciting destinations

Contact International Outreach

Jennifer Apthorpe, coordinator

716.338.1291
international@mail.sunyjcc.edu