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

Registering ahead using the link below is the easiest way to get started. You may also come early on your first day and bring cash, a check, or a credit card to pay. Walk-ins are 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 Term: Sep 9 – Dec 9
Spring Term: Jan 11 – May 12
Location: Online

Morning English Class

Meeting Days: Tue(s) and Thu(s)
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 am
Fall Term: Sep 10 – Dec 10
Spring Term: Jan 12 – May 13
Location: Online

$45 Spring Semester
$45 Fall Semester

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

New Student Registration
Returning Student Registration

Other Available Classes


& Culture Class

Class Delay and Cancellation Policy

When there is bad weather, we use the Fairfax County Public Schools cancellation policy as a guide. (You can find out about any delays and cancellations from the Fairfax County Public School website.)

Daytime classes: If Fairfax County Public Schools are delayed or cancelled, there be be no daytime classes.

Evening classes: Check your email and the TIPS Facebook page to find out if evening classes are cancelled.

The home page of the Truro website will also post notices when the entire campus is closed.