EC Los Angeles
401 Wilshire Blvd Suite 200,
+1 310 310 3868
+1 (424) 428-8808
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Airport Transfer Number :+1 310 339 6300
What is MyEC?
MyEC is a personalised study tool and powerful learning companion throughout your EC journey. It also offers information about your EC centre, accommodation and information about living in your chosen destination.
When can I access MyEC?
You will have access to MyEC as soon as you receive your booking confirmation. Start by logging in here: https://signin.ecenglish.com/student
I want an EC airport transfer, can I arrive at any time?
If you have booked accommodation with EC you must arrive at the airport between 08:00 and 20:00. Late/early arrivals may be asked to book alternative accommodation.
What information do I need to give to book an airport transfer?
Please provide your flight number, arrival time, terminal and airport of origin – minimum 2 weeks in advance.
Who will I meet at the airport?
For international arrivals, please follow the signs for Immigration, after you leave the plane. When exiting Immigration, the signs will guide you towards Baggage Reclaim. From here, continue to the Arrivals lounge where you will find an EC Transportation representative, near the exit, holding an EC Los Angeles sign. For domestic arrivals, follow the signs for Baggage Reclaim and you will find an EC Transportation representative holding an EC Los Angeles sign right after you pick up your luggage(s).
What should I do if I cannot find the EC representative?
If after 10 minutes you cannot see the EC Transportation driver just call +1 424 428 8808 (from the information desk or a mobile phone).Useful phrase to use: Hi, My name is (Maria Angeli). I am from (Italy). My student number is (123456). I cannot find my EC representative. I am at the information desk. Students also can go to the information desk in their terminal and request them to announce that they are looking for an EC representative there.
What should I do if I haven’t booked an EC transfer?
Please follow signage or ask for assistance in the airport to find the designated area for Uber, Lyft or taxi pickups at the airport.
What should I expect at my EC accommodation?
You will receive a warm, personal welcome, whether you have booked home stay or residence. All our hosts are fully briefed on how to make you feel comfortable and prepared for your first day of lessons. In our residences, an EC representative will be available at the weekend to help and answer any questions.
First Sunday Activities
What should I do on the Sunday before school starts?
You will have the option of participating in activities arranged by EC. This is an opportunity to meet other new EC students, relax and be introduced to your new city together. With an EC staff member on hand, you can also ask any questions you may have. We will notify you of the Sunday activity schedule around 2 weeks before you start school.
How can I find my way to school?
You can find this information on your EC Accommodation Profile, or feel free to ask your host family or residence.
What if I haven’t booked EC accommodation?
We recommend you to plan your journey in advance using google maps and local bus routes.
What time should I arrive?
On first Monday orientation starts at 10:00 am. Other days follow the time table schedule.
What should I bring with me?
It’s important to bring the following with you on your first day:
What can I expect on my first day?
While some changes have been made to the first day orientation to accommodate social distancing requirements, we can assure you that all students will still be met with a warm welcome from the school.
What will my timetable be?
We will be providing the timetable at orientation on your first day of school.
What happens on public holidays?
Schools do not open on public holidays, so if Monday is a public holiday, your first day at the school will be on Tuesday. Public holidays are listed below.
2023 Public Holidays on a weekday:
04 Sep, 09 Oct, 10 Nov, 23 Nov, 24 Nov, 25 Dec
2024 Public holidays on a weekday
1 Jan, 15 Jan, 19 Feb, 1 Apr, 27 May, 19 Jun, 4 Jul, 2 Sept, 14 Oct, 11 Nov, 27 Nov, 28 Nov, 25 Dec
What do I do if public transportation is temporarily unavailable?
In case of bad weather, public transport strikes etc, please check the EC Los Angeles Facebook page for any important updates or call the emergency number.
While you are in California
If you have any problems, please do not hesitate to call our emergency phone number: +1 424 428 8808
What will my timetable be?
We will be providing the timetable during and after the Virtual Induction the Friday before the classes start.
This is a sample timetable, times may change and are not guaranteed. All class times also include a minimum of a 10 min break, taken at staggered times in the lessons. Please speak with your booking agent for more details about school specific times.
|09:30 - 11:00||Core (Block 1)|
|11:00 - 11:15||Break|
|11:15 - 12:45||Core (Block 2)|
|12:45 - 13:30||Break|
|13:30 - 15:00||Special Focus lessons|
|After School||Language activities & school events/free time/study time|