Students in PIESL
Programs in English as a Second Language

UNL’s Programs in English as a Second Language (PIESL) are designed to help students develop the English proficiency and academic habits necessary for academic success in UNL degree programs.

PIESL includes:
  • IEP. The Intensive English Program, a non-credit program for students seeking admission to UNL.
  • CEAP Bridge. The Credit English for Academic Purposes Bridge Program, a for-credit program for conditionally admitted UNL students.
  • ESL. The English as a Second Language Program, for-credit English courses designed for fully admitted UNL students who need or want some additional assistance developing their English proficiency.


514 East Nebraska Hall
901 N. 17th St.
Lincoln, NE 68588-0507
(just off 17th Street and just before X Street)

Nebraska Hall entrance