Eligibility for South Florida State College ESOL classes:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Not enrolled in high school
  • Must apply in-person at SFSC Adult Education Department and bring a valid government-issued photo ID

Admission requirements of ESOL students to South Florida State College

Use the following to help determine eligibility:

  1. Naturalized U.S. Citizen (U.S. citizen certificate, U.S. passport, or voter registration card)
  2. Resident alien/Permanent Resident (Green card)
  3. Visas with letters A, E, G, or L stamped separately on it (government officials)
  4. H-1B (work permit)
  5. H-4 (spouse or child of an H-1B)
  6. Passport with the letter I (media), K (fiancée/child of U.S. Citizen), or N (parent/child accorded special immigrant status)
  7. NATO passport stamped with O-3 (family member of NATO officials) or R (religious worker)
  8. Political Asylum

Ineligible Visas

The following are ineligible visas and may not enroll in the ESOL courses. Applicants must verify they are not in the United States on one of the Visa’s listed below.

  1. Student Visas (F-1/F-2, M-1/M-2 or J-1/J-2)
  2. Tourist Visa (B-1/B-2)
  3. Visa Waiver

If using a valid foreign government issued passport, a copy of the passport and visa must be attached with the ESOL application of admissions.                                                            

For more information, contact:

Carol Pinzon

Coordinator, Adult Education