ESL Office Hours: for Fall starting August 8th, 2022

NOTE:  Office will be closed for the Holidays from Friday, December 23, 2022, through Monday, January 2, 2023.

Email questions to esl@marin.edu
In-person in AC 109 on the Kentfield campus - mask required:


In-person or by phone: 

Lupe and/or Melvin:

(415) 485-9642




10:00 am - 6:30 pm




10:00 am - 6:30 pm




10:00 am - 6:30 pm




10:00 am - 6:30 pm




Office Closed


For information - AC 111

9 am to 2 pm.




10:00 am - 2:00 pm



This Welcome Message is in Spanish (Lupe) and in English (Emma)!


Before you can register for classes, you must verify that you have been vaccinated against Covid-19. You must fill out a vaccine verification form which you do through the MyCOM Portal. If you have forgotten how to access the MyCOM portal, please contact the office staff who can help you.


Verificación de vacunación: Antes de que puedas inscribirte en los cursos deberás comprobar que te hayas vacunado contra Covid-19. Deberás llenar el formulario de verificación de vacunación que se hace por medio del portal MyCOM. Si se te ha olvidado cómo acceder al portal MyCOM, por favor contacta al personal de la oficina para que te puedan ayudar.

Summer and Fall 2022 ESL Flier (pdf) 

Continuing Students:

Please ask your teacher for guidance and assistance.

Upcoming Placement Tests/Orientation Dates  

NOTE: Vaccination verification must be submitted before you can sign up. Students who have not signed up will not be admitted.

  • Wednesday, December 14  (Closed. Please sign up for an orientation in January.)  

  • Tuesday, January 10

  • Wednesday, January 11 

  • Saturday, January 14   

  • Tuesday, January 17   

  • Saturday, January 28 

  • NOTE: Classes begin on Saturday, January 21

To sign up for these placement tests, contact the ESL office.

See information below for new and returning students below.

Information for returning students who have not registered for classes at College of Marin for one or more semesters:

Step by step Instructions  (pdf)    (Updated Nov 7, 2022)    

Instrucciones paso a paso (pdf)   (Updated Nov 7, 2022)   

Information for new students  (Updated Nov 7, 2022)

New Student Step by Step Instructions (pdf)    

Instrucciones paso a paso para estudiantes nuevos (pdf) 

Self-Guided Placement Tool   

(You need your Student ID #M00---)

ESL Sequence of Classes Chart (pdf)

Spring 2023 ESL Class Schedules by Level (updated Nov 7)

(All classes are offered for noncredit and are free.)

Level 10  (pdf) 

Level 20 (pdf)  

Level 25 (pdf)  

Level 30 (pdf)  

Level 35  (pdf)  

Level 40 (pdf)  

Level 50 and above  (pdf) (also available for credit)

If you are interested in taking English as a Second Language Classes at College of Marin for Credit ($$), please see a counselor first. For more information, please go here:  https://ss.marin.edu/counseling

Fall 2022 Semester 

  • Monday, August 22 - Saturday, December 17, 2022

  • (First Saturday class is on August 27th.)


  • Labor Day: Mon, Sept 5;

  • Veterans Day: Fri, Nov 11;

  • Thanksgiving: Thurs - Sat, Nov 24-26

Note: Levels 50 and above classes final exams:

  • December 12 - December 15, 2022

Parking Permit Instructions English   (pdf) 

Parking Permit Instructions Spanish  (pdf)  

Spring 2023 Semester

  • Saturday, January 21, 2023 to Saturday, May 20, 2023


  • President's Day Friday, February 17 to Monday, February 20

  • Spring Break: Monday ,March 20 to Saturday, March 26

Note: Levels 50 and above classes final exams:

  • May 22 to May 26

Website updated Dec 5, 2022