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COVID-19: News and Campus Updates | Fall 2021 Plans

CIE Staff is working remotely. You can reach us at cie@unco.edu, 970-351-2396, through our virtual front desk via Zoom or schedule an appointment A CIE staff member is also available via the international emergency phone at 970-567-9572.  

Short-Term Study Programs

UNC deliver customized academic and cultural training programs with recognition from our partner institutions. Our intensive, short-term programs are balanced to maximize learning and allow time to explore American culture while participating in selected activities that meet individual needs. The result is a rewarding cultural and professional development experience.

Customized to meet goals

With open enrollment our customized programs are designed to meet the goals of participants and partner institutions. All programs offer academically excellent and cultural diverse activities resulting in a rewarding learning environment. We build on the diverse rang of UNC academic program offerings to develop short-term programs that meet the needs of our partners.  

Many of our programs include an intensive English language training component. We also work closely with international partners, governments, educational institutions and private businesses to develop customized programs tailored to the needs of our partners. 

Housing Accomodations

UNC offers group housing to international visitors that are working through the Center for International Education for short-term stays.

Learn more housing accomodations

Contact CIE

University Center 
2101 10th Ave
Room 1110
Campus Box 52
Greeley, CO 80631


Phone: +1-970-351-2396
Fax: +1-970-351-1947
International Emergencies: +1-970-567-9572


Office Hours

CIE  Staff are currently working remotely.

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Delivered Globally

We deliver customized programs in Greeley, Loveland, Denver, and overseas.

Offered Programs

Language and Culture Programs

UNC Language and Culture Programs include four hands-on workshops, elective and intensive English instruction with carefully selected cultural and recreational activities. 

Intensive English Programs

The Intensive English Program offers customized short-term English language programs designed to accommodate the unique needs of participants. 

University Pathway Program

While improving English language proficiency and experiencing American cultural, participants become acquainted with the potential of studying abroad in the U.S.

Academic Training Program

Visiting Student Program based on the agreement between UNC and the partnering institution. All courses are counted towards university credits at the student's home institution. 

Teacher Training Professional Development Program

Participants develop and expand understanding of current pedagogical theory, educational technologies and best practices in the field. We provide a wide array of instructional techniques that can be adapted to suit a wide range of classroom situations.

Professional Development for Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

Focus on equipping participants with a variety of instructional techniques for teaching core language skills at all levels of ability. Participants develop understanding of current trends in pedagogy in the Instructional Methodology portion of the program.


Program Components

All short-term programs have the following components:

  • Student-centered instruction by highly trained UNC faculty
  • Customized, content-based academic curriculum delivered by experts in the field
  • Exciting cultural and recreational activities around campus and across Colorado
  • Experienced TESL certified instructors
  • Integrated skills
  • Communicative learning
  • Flexible assessment options
  • A safe, supportive learning environment
  • Inclusive and culturally diverse campus community
  • Access to UNC facilities, library, recreation center, computer labs and free WiFi
  • Small class sizes
  • Exit surveys to monitor and ensure quality
  • Dedicated program staff to delivery high quality programming

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