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Accepting New Applicants! Fall 2019

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Tuition-free English, Career Training, GED, Citizenship, and Skills classes for DC residents

Register at the Harvard Street Campus on any of the following dates:


July Application Events

  • Thursday, July 11th 9:00am-1:00pm
  • Thursday, July 18th 9:00am-1:00pm
  • Thursday, July 25th 9:00am-1:00pm


August Application Events

  • Tuesday, August 13th 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Wednesday, August 14th 1:00pm-8:00pm
  • Thursday, August 15th 9:00am-1:00pm


During events, applicants will:

  • Bring official government ID, plus documents as proof of DC address
  • Take an English placement test (and additional skills testing and advising for career academies)
  • Complete a lottery application for Fall 2019 enrollment


Fall Semester – Lottery

Registration for Fall 2019 occurs August 13th-15th with early application days provided throughout the summer. See guide above.

The location for Fall application events is the Harvard Street Campus at 1100 Harvard Street NW, Washington, DC 20009.

Classes begin August 26th.


Spring Semester – First Come First Served

During Spring registration dates, we will serve a limited number of students. Applicants will receive an entry ticket when they arrive. Each day the doors will close at the scheduled closing time. Applicants with entry tickets will be served on a first come first serve basis.


Note: You must come on the correct dates and times, and bring all necessary documents to enroll. Learn more about registration requirements here

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