Members of the consortium of University and College Intensive English Programs (UCIEP) are dedicated to providing high quality academic English language instruction and cultural orientation to international students studying at higher education institutions in the United States. Consortium member programs are located on a variety of college and university campuses throughout the United States. The guidelines below set professional standards for the management of UCIEP programs, for the preparation and conduct of those who administer and staff those programs, and for the activities undertaken by UCIEP programs in the context of higher education. See UCIEP Bylaws for additional program membership requirements.