English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) - Non-Credit

GateWay Community College is offering non-credit English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes focusing on listening, reading, writing and speaking. The adult English language classes will help with English language skills and require no prior English instruction. Classes begin in August, January, and May 2020. Students should enroll before the class start date.

To enroll in ESOL Classes:

Complete an Application online: https://admissions.maricopa.edu/

Take the CELSA placement test. Placement testing is required to help find the appropriate class for you. Testing is free. Please call 602-286-8165 to schedule an appointment. Please be sure to bring a photo id, your student id number, and wear a mask. Due to COVID-19, we are limiting the number of people coming to the Testing Center. However, your family member or friend may wait in one of the waiting areas inside the IE building but just outside of the Testing Center.

Choose the class for your level and schedule.

Enroll in the class online through your Student Center.

Pay $85 class fee in your Student Center.

Go to class online in Canvas!

Need help with how to get started? The following resource will help you "make it happen:" ESOL and ESL Enrollment Steps.

Questions? Please email us at esl@gatewaycc.edu.

Call (602) 286-8063 for more information.


Class Offerings

ESOL Basic 1
ESOL Basic 2
ESOL Beginning
ESOL Intermediate 1
ESOL Intermediate 2
ESOL Advanced
ESOL American Culture: Citizenship Studies 

Enter ESOL in Keywords and select a term in the online schedule of classes to find your desired class. 


Childcare Services

Visit the Children's Learning Center for details on childcare options. 


English as a Second Language (ESL Credit Classes)

GateWay also offers ESL classes for credit at higher levels. Learn more here

Custom ESL Classes

The ESOL program at GateWay Community College is now able to provide custom ESL classes for community partners. Please contact our ESL information line about custom English language education.