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American Culture and Language Institute
Welcome to the American Culture and Language Institute (ACLI) on the Alexandria Campus.
The Alexandria Campus ACLI offers a large comprehensive Intensive English Program (IEP), with classes at both the Alexandria Campus and NOVA’s Arlington Center, near the Ballston Metro.
We also offer a full program of Core Skills ESL classes and some ESL Specialty Courses on campus and at Wakefield High School in Arlington. The Alexandria Campus ACLI can customize ESL courses for your workplace needs.
Helpful Videos for ACLI Students:
For information about courses or registration, please call 703.845.6329 or send an email to
For teaching opportunities, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To obtain a student visa or I-20, contact the Office of International Student Services at 703.323.3423.
Hours of Operations
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday & Thursday: 8:30AM - 7:00PM
Bisdorf Building Room AA 230
5000 Dawes Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22311
ESL Registration starts April 27.
To learn about NOVA’s ACLI, click below.
To learn about NOVA’s other ESL program, College ESL, click below.