American Language Institute

         at San Francisco State University

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Admissions closed for fall 2014. Completed fall 2014 applications must be received no later than July 11, 2014.

How to Register & Pay:
New Students & Continuing Students

How to Set up an SF State Password

  1. Go to SF State Password.
  2. Enter your SF State ID. You can find the number in your acceptance letter from the ALI
  3. Enter your birthday when prompted, and choose LOGIN.
  4. Answer the password questions to create your password.

How to Register

(You must register BEFORE you pay.)

  1. Go to SF State Gateway.
  2. Enter your SF State ID and Password.
    (Set up your SF State Password. )
  3. Choose "Schedule/ Classes" on the left side bar menu under the Student heading
  4. The term is FALL 2014. Choose “CEL.” Then Click “Gator Registration.”
  5. The schedule number for your FALL class is #22684.
  6. If you do not pay within 5 days of registration, you will be dropped. If this happens, please register again.

How to Pay

(Choose one of the following options.)

The last day to register and pay for fall 2014 is September 4.
Tuition: $3,995
Deposit (paid): -$200
Total to be Paid: $3,795

Option 1: Pay Online with a Credit Card:

  1. You can pay with VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER and AMERICAN EXPRESS cards. A (non-refundable) 2.75% fee will be added for using a credit card.
  2. Go to SF State Gateway.
  3. Enter your SF State ID number and password.
  4. Click on "Financial/Jobs" under the Student heading.
  5. Click on "Fall 2014 Student Center"
  6. In the center of the next page in the "Finances" section, click on "Make a Payment."
  7. In the "Your Account" section, click on "Click here to make a payment" Enter your SFSU ID number and password.

* For students paying with an International Credit Card, please input 'CA' as the state and '99999' as the ZIP code.

Option 2: Pay in Person at the SF State campus:

  1. Go to the Bursar’s office (Please see map). Have your SF State ID Number ready. Cashier’s checks, money orders, personal checks and cash are accepted. NO CREDIT CARDS.
  2. Make all checks and money orders out to SF State - CEL/ALI.

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