English Language Consultants

English Language Consultants

We are happy to announce new English Language Consulting (ELC) services as part of the Center for Student Achievement at the University of St. Thomas.  English Language Consultants provide support to international and multilingual students in reading, writing and speaking English.  

What can the English Language Consultants help with?

  • Develop your thesis and organize your ideas for a paper
  • Practice reading academic books and articles
  • Review English grammar and sentence structure
  • Understand U.S. academic English and writing style
  • Understand your assignments
  • Connect to additional resources at the University of St Thomas.


  • Mondays, 3 – 5 p.m.
  • Tuesdays, 8-9 a.m.
  • Wednesdays, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Thursdays, 8-9 a.m. and 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Fridays, 2 – 4 p.m.

Appointments are 30 to 60 minutes long. All appointments are face-to-face on the St. Paul campus in Murray-Herrick Campus Center, Room 107.

Make an appointment

We use the same scheduling platform as the Center for Writing (CFW). If you already have an account with the CFW, visit the login page to make an appointment. After you enter your email address and password on the login page, select "English Language Consulting Fall 2017” from the “CHOOSE A SCHEDULE” dropdown. Then, select “LOG IN.”

If you don't have an account, first visit the registration page to create an account. Then, you can follow the instructions above to make an appointment.

Walk-in appointments are available but are limited to our availability during the hours listed above.

Meet the consultants

Meet the English Language Consultants!

Rose is an undergraduate student majoring in Geography, French, and Spanish at St. Thomas. She enjoys working with international students because she understands the challenges of learning a new language.

Alyssa is a student in the Graduate English Program at St. Thomas. She focuses on creating an encouraging space for students to develop their English writing, reading, and speaking skills.

Suzanne has been supporting ESL students at St. Thomas and Augsburg University for over 20 years. At St. Thomas, she has been actively engaged in the Center for Writing. She teaches international students on our campus through IDSC 180 and 181, as well as core courses in the English Department on immigrant literature. Many semesters you can also find her at Hamline University where she teaches students who are studying to become ESL instructors.