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Thomas J. Garza, Director 2505 University Ave, B8800, Austin, TX 78712-1051 • 512-232-4555

Welcome to PLUS!


PLUS held a 1-day workshop and webinar on performing a Self Study, the first step to program accreditation. The workshop and webinar was free for all PLUS member organizations. If you are a member organization and would like to view the video recording of the event, please contact us at

Self-Study Workshop/Webinar flyer

What is PLUS?

PLUS—Partners for Languages in the US—is an ambitious initiative designed to take language education in our nation to new levels of achievement, effectiveness, and efficiency.  PLUS promises to build a national coalition of established and aspiring colleges and universities united by a common dedication to the highest standards of quality and accountability.

Join our growing membership of institutions, supporting organizations (Sponsors) and individuals (Affiliates), including:

  • American Councils for International Education
  • Arizona State University
  • Indiana University, Center for Language Excellence
  • Michigan State University
  • Portland State University
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Hawaii
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Mississippi
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison

View our PLUS brochure.

UT-Austin recently issued a press release about PLUS.

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