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General Information

Students must be 18 years of age by the first day of the semester to apply and have graduated from high school (or the equivalent of 12th grade in the US) by the application deadline. Applicants who will turn 18 during their first semester may request an exception to the age requirement by emailing the ELC Office ( to request the forms for an exception.

To apply to the ELC, first complete the online application (click "Apply Now" below).

After you have completed the online portion of the application, you will need to mail several documents to us in order to complete the application process.

If you have any questions about the application process, or if for any reason you are unable to complete the online application, please email us and we will assist you.

Getting Started

In order to apply to study at the ELC, you must first get a NET ID.

A Net ID is a user name that you will use to access web resources. Please create a Net ID before proceeding. After obtaining your Net ID, please return to this page.

Create a Net ID

Important Note: A Social Security Number is not required to create a Net ID.If you do not have one, you may leave that field on the form blank.

If for whatever reason you are unable to create a Net ID, please email us for assistance.

If you have a Net ID, click here to continue.