Welcome to Drew University and the Community Education Audit (CEA) Program! We want you to be comfortable and successful while you’re fulfilling your requirements with us. We hope that this information will help ease your way into a new educational system.
Registration for spring term 2014 is CLOSED as of 2/13/14.
Registration for the fall term 2014 will open Monday, August 25th at 9:00am. Classes begin Sept. 2nd.
General Information – Updated 1/31/14
The ESL courses have been canceled for the spring term 2014 due to low enrollment. Please check back in the fall.
Please review the information on this web page with your host family. If you have any additional questions after reviewing this information with your host family, please feel free to give our office a call at (973) 408-3293.
Online registration for the Spring 2014 semester will open for all Au Pairs and CEA students on January 21, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Students may register up until February 7th, the Add/Drop date for the spring semester.
Note: You must receive permission of the instructor if you are enrolling during the week of Feb. 3-7th.
Classes for the Spring 2014 semester begin on January 27th. Click here for the academic calendar.
ALL au pairs (both new and returning) must complete an Au Pair Application for the spring term 2014. Within 4 business days of submitting the form, new students will receive a student ID, and a Drew email address. Returning students will receive an email with confirmation of their student ID number. Returning students should use their Drew email address. Once you receive your student ID#, you should visit the Business Office at Tilghman House to get your student ID card. You will need your ID card to access the library and obtain a parking permit from security.
Class registration for all Au Pairs and CEA students will be open at 9:00am on January 21, 2014. After registering you will receive instructions via your Drew email account on how to pay for your classes.
The Au Pair Application form will be available in July for the fall semester 2014. The form must be completed by all Au Pairs who did not take a class during spring term 2014.
Selecting a Course
Please talk over your course requests with your host family to make sure that they fit your work schedule, your interests, and your level of academic experience. Please be aware of the following academic guidelines:
- Course numbers 100 – 199: lower-level class
- Course numbers 200 − 299: intermediate-level class
- Course numbers 300 − 399: upper-level class
Any course listed with a PR under its notes means that there is a prerequisite; you must have some prior experience or course work in this subject before you can audit this class.
Auditors will register online and course requests are filled on a first come, first served basis. You will be notified immediately if your registration was accepted. Please introduce yourself to your professor the first day of class so they are aware that you are a community auditor.
Participants in “Conversational English-Intermediate” should not be enrolled in any other program offered through Drew University’s Community Education Audit (CEA) program.
Click Here for the Community Education Auditor home page. You will be able to see the courses available for CEA students.
Contact Hours For Your Classes
You will not receive credit for auditing a course, but you will gather contact hours. Each four credit undergraduate course at Drew University meets for a minimum of 36 hours. Any courses meeting for less than 36 contact hours are noted in the course descriptions in this catalog. All ESL participants will receive 36 contact hours upon the completion of their class. You must attend class on a regular basis, from beginning to end, in order to obtain your hours.
Upon completion of your class, and upon your request, we will supply you with a transcript that lists the courses you’ve taken and the number of hours you’ve completed. Please contact the registrar’s office at email@example.com or 973-408-3025. We’re also happy to sign any necessary forms that require an educational administrator’s signature.
You should make every effort to purchase the required books and do all the assigned reading. Many online bookstores like Amazon.com can provide you with text books at a discount. Type in your book’s ISBN number at the site’s search link and see what is available. Auditors are not required to take exams or write papers, but most professors do encourage au pairs to participate in discussion.
Inquires and Visits To Our Office
Our office is located in Brothers College, Room 108 on the Drew University campus. See it on our Campus Map .
College of Liberal Arts
Brothers College Room 109
36 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940
English Courses For Speakers Of Other Languages (ESL)
Updated 1/27/14: ESL course information for Spring 2014 is available.
Fall and Spring terms only.
Offered by the the College of Liberal Arts.
These non-credit courses are appropriate for au pairs and other community members who wish to strengthen their spoken and written English skills. Upon satisfactory attendance and completion of the ESL classes you will earn 36 contact hours towards your visa requirements. Participants in the in Intermediate Conversational English should not be enrolled in any other program offered through Drew University’s Community Education Audit (CEA) program.
Tuition is $395 for all ESL classes for the spring term 2014. Tuition will increase to $495 beginning fall term 2014.
Tuition fees include the cost of a Drew University parking pass and access to all Drew facilities.
ESL Course Descriptions
SPRING 2014 – CANCELED 1/30/14 due to low enrollment
ESL 101 Conversational English-Intermediate – CRN 30983 – CANCELED
This course is designed for intermediate students of English as a Second Language. Its focus is to further develop and reinforce speaking skills in everyday situations through the application of idioms and informal language, and through discussion of topics in American culture, including contemporary social issues. Class activities will include an ongoing review of grammar, pronunciation, and intonation.
Instructor: Amy Dixon
Times: T/Th, 9:30-10:45 am
Dates: January 27 – May 5, 2014
Location: Brothers College, room 13A
ESL 102 English Conversation and Writing – Intermediate/ Advanced – CRN 30984-CANCELED
This course is designed for those students of English as a Second Language at a high-intermediate or advanced level of conversation, reading comprehension, and writing. Its focus is to further develop reading comprehension and oral skills, and essential concepts and techniques of writing in a variety of styles. Class activities will include assigned readings in various genres including fiction, poetry, editorials, and newspaper articles.
Instructor: Amy Dixon
Times: T/Th, 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Dates: January 27 – May 5, 2014
Location: Brothers College, room 13A
CEA/ESL Undergraduate and Summer Arts course listings
There will be no course offerings for CEA students during summer 2014. See you in the fall!
Payments and Refunds
Drew’s Business Office will process all CEA auditor and Au Pair payments and refunds. Once you have registered online for class(es), you will receive an email from Drew’s Business Office regarding your billing/payment. CEA undergraduate and Summer Arts per class fees are $295 (plus selected lab fees) respectively, per course. ESL class fees are $395 per course for the spring term 2014.
Electronic Payments: Once you receive your Student ID# you can make your payment by logging into Drew’s TreeHouse which will take you to afford.com/drew with your student account information already populated. Your TreeHouse login screen can be found at https://treehouse.drew.edu . Sign in with the user name and password you received from Drew and click on Students tab. In the Bills, Financial Aid…box click on Statement and Payment History. Under Payment Options, click on Make a One Time Payment which will take you directly to the entry page for payment at afford.com (make sure to select an academic term here) and then move through the prompts to enter your payment information.
If you would prefer, you can go directly to afford.com/drew, and in the second box you will see the blue button on the right that says Make a One-Time Payment. You then enter your student account information yourself (remember to be careful to type the correct information so that your payment is not delayed), and then move through the prompts to enter your payment information. Electronic payment methods include: Master Card, American Express, or Discover Card (2.99% convenience fee added, $1.00 minimum fee) or using your Checking or Savings Account (no convenience fee added).
Walk-in/Mail-in payments: Visit the Business Office on Drew’s campus in the Tilghman building (please refer to your campus map) or mail payment to: Drew University, PO Box 36118, Newark NJ 07188-6118. Please do not mail cash-cash payments must be brought directly to the Business Office in Tilghman.
If you have further questions regarding your payment, please call our Business Office at 973 408 3114 and speak to a CEA payment representative. Or, visit their website at https://www.drew.edu/fba/students-parents/payment-options .
Click Here for the Institutional Refund Policy.
Security will issue windshield placards that will be valid for one semester at a time. After receiving your Drew ID card, bring your Drew ID and vehicle registration to the Pepin Services Center to pick up your placard. Pepin is located across the driveway from Tilghman House.
Upon your request, Drew’s Registrar’s Office can send auditors and Au Pairs “Unofficial Transcripts” reflecting the courses they have audited at Drew along with the total number of “contact hours” you have earned by the end of the term. Each 4 credit undergrad class = 36 contact hours. Information on obtaining a transcript is available from the Registrar’s website.