The International English Center

The International English Center at the University of Colorado Boulder, part of the Division of Continuing Education, offers students a unique opportunity to learn English. Their intensive English as Second Language (ESL) programs are combined with orientation to university customs, academic preparation, and an introduction to life in the United States. Call (+1) 303-492-5547, email ieccu@colorado.edu, or visit http://iec.colorado.edu/how-to-apply for enrollment information.

Students with a B1/B2 Tourist Visa or Visa Waiver

Students visiting the U.S. on a B1/B2 tourist visa or visa waiver have the opportunity to enhance their stay by taking a course at CU-Boulder for their enjoyment.


To enroll in a course while on a B1/B2 tourist visa, or the visa waiver, you must complete the following forms:

Return to Continuing Education by fax or post.

University of Colorado Boulder
Division of Continuing Education
1505 University Avenue, 178 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0178

Fax: 303-492-5335

Note: We do not recommend that you email your application, as sensitive data may not be secure.


Tourists on B1/B2 visas, or on the visa waiver program, are eligible to enroll as long as:

  • Enrollment in University of Colorado Boulder coursework is for solely recreational purposes.
  • Course work is limited to one credit-bearing course per semester or less than 18 clock hours of noncredit enrollment per week. Fulltime enrollment is not allowed.
  • The course will not be used for credit toward a degree, diploma or certificate.
  • The coursework is incidental to the tourist’s visa to the U.S.and not the main purpose of the visit.

Eligibility to enroll does not imply acceptance to the University of Colorado Boulder.

Contact ceregistration@colorado.edu or call 303-492-5148 with any questions.

Now that you’ve selected your favorite Continuing Education courses, email or print the information, including class number, to more easily search MyCUInfo and enroll. Still have questions? Contact an advisor.


Monday – Friday
8:00am to 5:00pm


We are located at the corner of University Avenue and 15th Street in a white brick building.


1505 University Avenue
University of Colorado Boulder
178 UCB
Boulder, Colorado