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English for Academic Purposes: English as a Second Language: Home

English for Academic Purposes at HCC


The EAP, or English for Academic Purposes Program, offers six levels of instruction designed to help non-native English speakers reach a level of proficiency that will prepare them for better employment or for academic opportunities.

For all campuses: Contact 

Marie-Francoise Hutchison


DLRC 105

Dale Mabry Campus EAP

   EAP Student Manager

Marie-Francoise Hutchison


DLRC 105

   Department Chair/Instructor

Cynthis Hewett


DSSC 219


Ybor City Campus EAP

Primary EAP Contact:
Susan C. Brown
YADM 106
813-253-7642 (EAP Reception Desk)


South Shore Campus EAP Email:


Academic Success Centers - EAP Resources

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