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American Language Program

Your Gateway to Cal State East Bay

The American Language Program (ALP) strives to offer the highest quality academic and cultural programs and activities for a diverse international population and to serve as a resource for Cal State East Bay. For over three decades, our international staff and instructors have offered the resources and support to students from over 50 countries to achieve their personal, academic, and career goals.

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REGISTER NOW! Summer Short-Term Program: Still Accepting Applications until June 15!

Join Us for Our Short-Term Programs to Improve Your Skills, Experience American Culture, and Enjoy Summer in the San Francisco Bay Area!

Find Out More about Our Summer Short-Term Programs

English Summer Camp for High School Students
Business English for Professionals
Intensive IELTS Preparation 

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  • ''The ALP experience has prepared me for university study and dramatically changed my view of the world.''- Aymen Moncef Sidhoum from Algeria

Still Accepting Applications for Fall 1 2019! 

Application Deadline: July 15, 2019

• Intensive English Program: Aug 19 ~ Oct 9
• Pre-Business Analytics Program: Aug 19 ~ Oct 9

• International Business Diploma Program: Aug 19 ~ Oct 11
• Paralegal Studies Program: Aug 19 ~ Oct 11

• Visiting Student Program: Aug 19 ~ Dec 15

Contact us for deadline if you're a transfer-in student currently studying in the U.S. 

New Student Orientation

For Intensive English Program: 

  • WHEN: August 19, 2019, Mandatory 2-day orientation begins at 9:30 AM (check-in 9:00 AM~)
  • WHERE: Student & Faculty Support building Room 121 (SF - Hayward Campus Map)

For Pre-Business Analytics, International Business, Visiting Student Programs: 

  • WHEN: August 19, 2019, Mandatory 1-day orientation begins at 9:00 AM (check-in 8:30 AM~)
  • WHERE: Art & Education building Room 393 (AE - Hayward Campus Map)
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Upcoming Term Dates

  • Intensive English Program:
    8/19/2019 - 10/9/2019
  • Pre-Business Analytics Program:
    8/19/2019 - 10/9/2019
  • International Business Diploma Program:
    8/19/2019 - 10/11/2019
  • Paralegal Studies Program:
    8/19/2019 - 10/11/2019
  • Visiting Student Program:
    8/19/2019 - 12/15/2019
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Contact Us

American Language Program (ALP)
  • California State University, East Bay
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
  • SF-102
  • Hayward, CA 94542
  • Office Hours: Mon - Fri, 8 am - 5 pm
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