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Orders for Certificates of Completion: Deadline is today!

Requesting a Certificate:

Fill out all the information on the Completion Certificate Request Form (

Click on Submit.

You will receive an email confirmation.

Print that email, and bring it with your payment to the table in the lobby outside Hearst Gym 112.

Payment is accepted by
Thursday, August 4.
Hours: 11:00 AM ‐ 5:00 PM only.




SELS 2016 Square Dance


Looks as though everyone had a great time.  Thanks to the band, our caller Jordan, and all who danced!

Free Tour to SFMOMA!

Join us to visit the recently reopened San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)! The first 60 students to sign up will receive the opportunity to tour the museum for free.

Come sign up at 112 W Hearst Gym from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM.


Directions to the SFMOMA (click to enlarge):

Directions to SFMOMA-1

Ordering Certificates of Completion

You can now order Certificates of Completion for the courses you are about to complete during this summer.

******** Requesting a Certificate:

1. Visit
2. Please fill out the information completely. Click “submit” only once.
3. You will receive an email confirmation with this information. Print that email.
4. Bring it with your payment to the table outside 112W Hearst Gym.
It will be $5 per copy of your Certificate. Cash only. Exact change please.

Online requests will be accepted until 5:00 PM on Thursday, August 4.
Payment will be accepted on Thursday, July 29 – Thursday, August 4. Hours: 11:00 AM ‐ 5:00 PM only.

******** Picking Up Your Certificate:

You may pick up your certificates on Wednesday, August 10, and Thursday, August 11. Hours: 11:00 AM ‐ 5:00 PM only.

Important: You must be a student in the Summer English Language Studies program to request a certificate. Your course and instructors’ names will not be on your certificate. These will be on your official transcript.


Giants Baseball Tickets Available for Purchase or Pickup

We have only a few tickets left for sale for Thursday’s baseball game at AT&T Park.  Come to 112W Hearst Gym ASAP to get your ticket and join our group to root for the Giants, experience “America’s favorite pastime,” and take pictures of some beautiful views of San Francisco!

If you bought a baseball ticket over the past week, the tickets are now available for pickup.

Please come to the front desk of our office, 112W Hearst Gym, between 8:30AM and 5:00PM.


Milan vs. Liverpool International Champion Cup – July 30

The Berkeley International House has a limited number of tickets available for non-residents for the Milan vs. Liverpool International Champion Cup! First come, first served — selling out fast!


To our students and their families:

Our thoughts go out to those who have lost family or friends in France, Turkey, and southern Thailand.  Please let us know if we can help you in these turbulent times.

Bastille Day around the Bay


Special Friday Office Hours for Summer ESL Course Drop/Adds

Friday is the deadline to drop a course and get a refund.  And it is the deadline to add most ESL courses, as most instructors will not take late adds after this week.

You will need a signature to add ESL courses.

The office in 112W Hearst Gym will be open between 10:30am and 2:30 pm on Friday 08 July to help process your requests.



Welcome to Summer ELS 2016!

We would like to warmly welcome the students of Summer English Language Studies 2016.  Looking forward to a summer of great classes, exciting traveling, and new friends.

Come visit us at 112 Hearst Memorial Gym.


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