TIPS offers ESL classes, Intermediate and Advanced levels during the academic year, from September to May.

There will be no pre-registration, but please come early on your first day and bring cash or cheques to pay. No credit cards. Walk-ins welcome anytime during the semester. Look for TIPS signs!

Evening English Class

Meeting Days: Mon(s) and Wed(s)
Time: 7:15 – 8:45 pm
Fall 2017 Term: Sep 11 – Dec 12
[register on Sep 6]
Spring 2018 Term: Jan 8 – May 21
Location: Common Grounds

Daytime English Class

Meeting Days: Tue(s) and Thu(s)
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 am
Fall 2017 Term: Sep 12 – Dec 12
[register on Sep 7]
Spring 2018 Term: Jan 9 – May 22
Advanced Class Location: Undercroft
Intermediate Class Location: Art Gallery (downstairs)

$30 Spring Semester
$30 Fall Semester

Includes access to all classes.
Books available for purchase in class.

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2017 – 18 TIPS Classes PDF

Other Available Classes

Exploring Faith

American Culture Classes

Class Delay and Cancellation Policy

We follow the Fairfax County Public School and Government cancellation policy. You can learn about delays and cancellations from local TV station channel 21, local radio stations, or check the Fairfax County Public School website. If you are unsure, please call the TIPS office at 703.273.1300 x530.

For Daytime Classes

If the Fairfax County Public Schools are delayed, we will probably have classes with those teachers and students that are able to attend.

If the Fairfax County Public Schools are cancelled, our classes will be cancelled as well.

For Evening Classes

If the Fairfax County Public Schools are cancelled, our classes will be cancelled as well.