Visiting Scholar Courses

Each semester, the IEP offers visiting scholars at NC State a 10-week conversation skills class and a 10-week writing skills class for a small fee.

Spring 2020

CourseStart DateEnd DateDayTimeCost
Conversation Skills*January 29April 8Wednesdays12:00 - 1:00 PM$30

*There is no class on Wednesday, March 11.

Summer 2020

CourseStart DateEnd DateDayTimeCost
Conversation Skills*May 11July 20Mondays12:00 - 1:00 PM$35
Academic Writing SkillsMay 12July 14Tuesdays12:00 - 1:00 PM$80

Note: Due to NC State moving to online classes in response to the coronavirus, the summer session of the Visiting Scholar courses will be offered in an online format.

*There is no class on Monday, May 25.


  • Payable by credit card or interdepartmental transfer only.
  • Cancellations before the course start date will be charged a $10 cancellation fee.
  • Cancellations on or after the course start date will receive no refund of the course fee.
  • The IEP reserves the right to cancel any courses in the event of low enrollment. If a course is cancelled, you will be notified and will receive a full refund.
  • During adverse weather events and other emergency conditions when the University‚Äôs schedule is altered, course participants will be notified by their instructor or the IEP of any change to the course schedule. All efforts will be made to reschedule the class session.
Group photo of visiting scholar conversation class.

Register for Visiting Scholar Courses

These courses are only open to current NC State visiting scholars.