English as a Second Language

 

ESL SUMMER & FALL 2024 CLASSES

Priority registration begins May 6th

ESL services are now available in person.  Our Offices in Escondido, San Marcos, and Fallbrook are open and staff are ready to assist you Monday – Friday in person, over the phone or by Zoom.
San Marcos Office Hours (H-116):  Mon – Thurs 8:00 am – 8:00 pm, Friday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
ESL Tutoring Center Hours (H-118):  Mon – Thurs 8:00 am – 1:30 pm and 2:00 – 5:00 pm, Friday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm (Fridays remote)
San Marcos Computer Lab Hours (H-121): Mon – Fri  8:30 am – 5:00 pm (Fridays remote)
Escondido Office Hours (ESC-610):  Mon – Thurs  8:00 am – 7:00 pm, Friday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (Fridays remote)
Fallbrook ESL Center Office Hours:  Mon – Thurs  4:00 – 8:00 pm
 
*Masks are now RECOMMENDED but not required inside our buildings. Please only come to campus if you are healthy. 

Staff Information / Información Del Personal

If you have questions about ESL classes, applying to be a Palomar student, and registration, please contact:   
San Marcos Office
ROSALBA
(Mornings)
Hours of Service:
Mon & Wed
8:00 am – 5:00 pm 
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 2280 or 2272
rbolwin@palomar.edu

“Please email to schedule a Zoom appointment.”
ALEX
(Mornings) 
Hours of Service:
Tues & Thurs
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 2272
amedina@palomar.edu
CONNIE
(Evenings)
Hours of Service:
Mon – Thurs
5:00 – 8:00 pm
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 2272
cgonzalezdegallegos@palomar.edu

“Please email to schedule a Zoom appointment.”
ROSALIA
(Evenings)
Hours of Service:
Varies
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 2272
rrodriguez1@palomar.edu
If you have questions about ESL classes, applying to be a Palomar student, and registration, please contact:   
Escondido Office
CLAUDIAHours of Service:
Mon – Thurs
9:30 am – 7:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
–(Fridays remote)
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 3683 or 8114
chernandez2@palomar.edu

For appointments, click here

STEFFANY
(Mornings) 
Hours of Service:
Monday
8:00 – 10:00 am
Tues & Thurs
8:00 – 11:00 am
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 8114
spino@palomar.edu
BETY
(Evenings) 
Hours of Service:
Mon – Thurs
4:00 – 7:00 pm
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 8114

ilambert@palomar.edu
If you have questions about ESL classes, applying to be a Palomar student, and registration, please contact:   
Fallbrook Office
VANESSA
(Evenings)
Hours of Service:
Mon & Tues
12:00 – 8:00 pm
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 7808
mrefugio@palomar.edu
If you have questions about ZOOM, CANVAS, MyPalomar, or general questions about technology (computers) please contact: 
ESL Computer Lab Tech.

YOLANDA
Hours of Service:
Mon – Fri
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
–(Fridays remote)
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 2830
yfernandez@palomar.edu

For appointments, click here

If you need help with your homework, classwork, or practicing English, please visit:  www.palomar.edu/esltutoring/ or visit us on the San Marcos campus in H-118. We offer in-person and online tutoring appointments.
ESL Tutoring Center

San Marcos Campus
Located in H-118
Hours of Service:
Mon – Thurs
8:00 am – 1:30 pm & 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Closed 1:30 – 2:00 pm
Friday – Closed
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 4482
www.palomar.edu/esltutoring/
ESL Tutoring Coordinator
 

MELISSA

Hours of Service:
Mon – Thurs
7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
–(Fridays remote)
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 3786
mgriggs@palomar.edu

No available appointments

If you have questions about credit classes, financial aid (FAFSA), or programs and classes other than ESL please contact:
ESL Student Advisor
 

MARCELA

Hours of Service:
Mon – Thurs
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
–(Fridays remote)
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 3947
mgomez@palomar.edu

For appointments, click here

If you have questions about INEA, credit classes, financial aid (FAFSA), or programs and classes other than ESL please contact: 
INEA & Noncredit Matriculation Coord.
 
CARMELINO
Hours of Service:
Mon – Thurs
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 2262
ccruz@palomar.edu

For appointments, click here

For ESL Department information, please contact:
Academic Department Asst.

ANGELES
Hours of Service:
Mon – Thurs
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am – 4:00 pm
–(Fridays remote)
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 2261
arodriguez1@palomar.edu

For appointments, click here

 

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For more information please contact the International Office at:  (760) 744-1150, ext. 2167
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ESL Students at Palomar College
“Palomar Makes It Possible”

Welcome to the English as a Second Language department here at Palomar College. Start here; go anywhere.

With us, you can learn or improve your conversation skills, pronunciation, and academic reading and writing. You can learn English from the beginning or improve the skills you already have. The ESL Department also offers Career Track ESL courses that allow you to gain the specific English skills you need for careers such as Dental Assisting, Office Systems, Cosmetology, and Automotive Engineering. We offer credit and non-credit courses.

You can find ESL courses at the following campuses: San Marcos, Escondido, Fallbrook, and Ramona.

We also offer citizenship courses and courses in the Instituto Nacional para la Educación de los Adultos program.

Last updated on July 5, 2023