Au Pair English Language Program

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The Rider University ELI Au Pair Language Program offers practical courses at reduced rates designed specifically to improve language skills relevant to your time here in the states.  

Each course is designed to meet 21-hours of your educational requirements.  All courses during Summer I and Summer II are offered remotely as part of Rider ‘s coordination and response for student well-being and success through COVID-19

Upon successful completion of the course, au pairs will receive a letter from the ELI confirming the course and hours that count towards the education requirements. 

Program Highlights

  • Small classes for personal attention
  • Instructors with advanced degrees and years of teaching experience
  • Innovative classroom technology
  • Online Orientation to guide you in setting up your courses online and answer any questions you may have.  
  • 21-non-credit hours per course towards education requirements 
  • Au pair courses are offered at reduced rates 

Getting Started

  1. Fill out the Au Pair ELI Application
  2. Return your completed application to [email protected]
  3. When your application is processed, you will receive a Bronc ID and username.
  4. Please fill out the Google Form to choose the courses you wish to attend.
  5. Once you are registered, you will receive an invoice with instructions for an Online Orientation.
  6. The Orientation will assist you in getting set up for your online course experience and answer any questions you may have.
  7. Meet your instructors and other classmates online! 

Application and Course Selection

ELI Session Dates for Summer 2020-2021

Term Online Orientation Session Dates Year
Summer A May 14 May 18 - July 1 2020
Summer B July 2 July 6 - August 14 2020

Contact Us!

There is limited phone access with the current safety restrictions, but we will answer your   emails and can easily schedule a Zoom meeting with you if you want to speak with a friendly face! For more information, please go to or email us at [email protected].

*Au pair courses are restricted for au pairs only and designed to fulfill education requirements as part of the program obligations.