How to Apply: Mentored Language Program

When to Apply

Fall 2021 admissions:

  • Application review begins: April 5
  • Last day to apply: TBA

Apply as early as possible for priority admission. Some languages will close early. Students must follow both campus and internal registration deadlines; see the Five College academic calendar for more information. 

How to Apply

  1. Read the course information page for your language: ASLHindi/Urdu, Persian, Swahili, Turkish.
  2. Complete the application.
  3. Complete the orientation tutorial. Be sure to submit the response at the end. ASL students do not need to complete the tutorial. 
  4. Add to your email contacts list. If you do not receive a response within two business days, check your spam folder or contact us. 


Students with prior experience in the language should contact the Center at to schedule a placement interview.


Courses are open to students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs at any of the Five Colleges. First-semester undergraduate students are only eligible for the program under certain circumstances; contact the program for more information.

Continuing education students, community members, and Five College faculty/staff are not eligible to enroll in the program. 

Continuing Students

Continuing students do not need to submit a new application. Email with the language and level of course requested. Make course requests as early as possible to assure your place in the course. 


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