Short-term Programs Staff

The Applied English Center (AEC) is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. You may call the office (785-864-4606) to contact Geri Lamer or an AEC instructor during these hours. During the evenings or weekends, if you need to speak with someone from the AEC, please contact Geri Lamer.


Senior Associate Director for Special Programs & Senior Language Specialist
785-864-1307 (w) | 785-842-7702 (h)
Lippincott Hall, Room 204
Administrative Assistant
785-864-6574
Lippincott Hall, Room 204
Program Manager
785-864-5316
Lippincott Hall, Room 204
Education Program Coordinator
785-864-1321 (w) | 785-764-2781 (m)
Lippincott Hall, Room 204
Education Program Specialist
785-864-1496
Lippincott Hall, Room 204

One of the first 12 intensive English programs in the United States
Each semester year, the AEC enrolls about 250 students representing more than 35 countries on six continents.
Start working on your degree now! You can take university classes for credit at the same time you are taking English classes.
Earn university credits now! You can use 9 AEC credits as elective credits toward your KU degree in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Business, and Architecture.
Fulfill a university requirement! Completion of your English proficiency requirements means you have finished your foreign language requirement at the University of Kanas.
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