Access DC

Access DC, organized by the EFL program, is a way to practice your English while having fun and exploring the city of Washington. Each semester begins with a bus tour to visit some of the famous monuments in Washington, DC such as the White House, the Washington Monument, and the Jefferson Memorial.

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Field trips and activities include:

  • DC professional sports teams (DC United, Washington Nationals, Washington Wizards, etc.) 
  • performances at the Kennedy Center,
  • Six Flags amusement park,
  • a cruise on the Potomac River,
  • concerts and more! 

In addition, students and faculty enjoy an International Potluck lunch at which everyone brings food typical of their native countries. 

Weekend trips may include a visit to Baltimore, a trip to the Amish country in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, visits to Mount Vernon (the home of George Washington), or a day at the Wolf Trap, America’s National Park of the Performing Arts.