Program in American Language Studies


Important Announcement from the Program in American Language Studies:

PALS has been very successful in helping so many students reach their goals! We want to thank all of the former students and instructors that have helped to make our program so successful. This is our final semester.  We will be closing the program by January 31, 2022.

If any alumni, former students, or instructors need any documents from us, please let us know by November 1, 2021




The Program in American Language Studies is open for the Fall 2021 semester from 8:30AM to 5:00PM Monday through Friday.

Darlene Smith, Program Coordinator:  973.353.5013,

Nanette Bouvier, PALS Director: 973.353.5368,


The Program in American Language Studies has been a part of Rutgers University–Newark for more than 30 years. In this time, we have taught more than 3,000 students from over 70 countries.             




PALS family group photo



Information about the closed  IELTS Testing Center ~ please go to this link.

Program in American Language Studies

175 University Avenue
Conklin Hall, Room 226
Newark , NJ 07102
United States

Tel: +1 (973) 353-5013
Fax: +1 (973) 353-1438

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