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Eligibility

Entering, Transferring and Continuing UCSD Students

Summer Session is open to all incoming, current, and continuing UCSD students. If you are a continuing student and dismissed, or on academic probation, please check with your college prior to enrolling in any Summer Session courses.

Please visit the Application and Enrollment page for more information on how to enroll.

Visiting UC Students

Visiting UC Students are students who are enrolled at a University of California school other than UC San Diego.

If you fall into the above category, you may apply to take classes at UCSD during Summer Session. Please visit the Application and Enrollment link for more information on how to apply.

Please note that attending Summer Session does not entitle you to enroll at UCSD during other academic term(s).

Students dismissed from any college should check with their academic advisor at their home school to ensure their work at UCSD will be accepted towards their degree program.

International Students

Are you an undergraduate student currently studying in a university or college outside the United States?

If so, you may be considered an international student.  All international students apply to UCSD Summer Session through UCSD Extension.  Please click here for more information on the UCSD Extension website.

Are you an international undergraduate student currently enrolled in a university or college in the United States?

if so, please contact the Student Affairs Manager (858) 534-8277 or renee@ucsd.edu for eligibility.

***Please note that attending Summer Session does not entitle you to enroll at UCSD during other academic term(s).

High School Students

High School Students use the following chart to determine eligibility to attend Summer Session.

GRADE COMPLETED (Spring 2015) GRADE ENTERING (Fall 2015) REQUIREMENTS
12 College Accepted without transcript or recommendation. Enroll via the Summer Session online Application
11 12 Current transcript (minimum 3.3. GPA). Enroll via the paper High School Enrollment and Registration Form
10 11 Current transcript (minimum 3.3 GPA) & Teacher/Counselor Recommendation. Enroll via the paper High School Enrollment and Registration Form
9 10 Current transcript (minimum 3.3 GPA) & Teacher/Counselor Recommendation. Enroll via the paper High School Enrollment and Registration Form

Students falling into any of the above categories may apply to take classes at UCSD during Summer Session. Students will be accepted based on their ability to meet the qualifications stated above.

Please note that attending Summer Session does not entitle you to enroll at UCSD during other academic term(s). Attending Summer Session does not guarantee admission to the University.

Students should check with their academic advisor at their home school to ensure their work at UCSD will be accepted towards their degree program or future college studies.

Please see our Recommended Courses for High School Students.

High school students who do not meet these requirements or may not be quite ready for college courses, take a look at some of the other pre-college programs offered at UCSD.

Visiting Students

Visiting Students are all people not currently enrolled at UCSD or another UC school who have either graduated from high school or are 18 years or older and have the maturity and aptitude for college-level work. UCSD Alumni are considered visiting students.

In addition, students that are in progress or have completed an undergraduate or graduate degree at a campus outside of the University of California system are considered visiting students.

Students dismissed from any college should check with their academic advisor at their home school to ensure their work at UCSD will be accepted towards their degree program.

If you fall into any of the above categories, you may apply to take classes at UCSD during Summer Session. Please visit the Application and Enrollment link for more information on how to apply.

Please note that attending Summer Session does not entitle you to enroll at UCSD during other academic term(s).