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Application & Enrollment

Returning Summer only students must complete a new Summer Session online application each year.

Current UC San Diego Students

Enrollment is a 3 step process. You are assigned an enrollment appointment time on WebReg. UC San Diego students can enroll directly through WebReg beginning April 13, based on your appointment time. 

  1. Enroll in courses via WebReg
    • Session 1 and Special Session - April 13 to June 22 
    • Session 2 - April 13 to July 27
    • Canvas - how to access the interactive course websites set up by your instructors?

      • Visit canvas.ucsd.edu and log in with your Active Directory (AD) username and password
      • Instructors work with the Canvas team to establish and publish the course websites, with the goal of publishing a minimum of two days before instruction begins.
      • After you add the class on WebReg, please allow 24 to 48 hours for access to the course website
      • If you are waitlisted for the course, you may have access to the Canvas course website until the automatic waitlist process ends (see the Summer Session calendar for dates of Automatic waitlists)
      • Visit the Digital Learning page for tips on how to get started with Canvas
  2. Summer financial aid - No applications necessary.  Simply enroll in classes as early as you can, and the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office will determine your eligibility and offer you financial aid for summer. Questions? Contact the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office at 858-534-4480 or email finaid@ucsd.edu.
  3. Pay tuition and fees. If you do not pay for your courses by the fee deadlines, you may be cancelled from your courses. 
    • Session I and Special Session billing due date - June 22, 2020
    • Session II billing due date - July 27, 2020
    • Please refer to the Calendar for important deadlines.
    • Financial Aid students: you may not be dropped for nonpayment, which means if you forget to drop unwanted courses, you may receive a grade of "F" for non-attendance and be billed for the courses.

Incoming First Year and Transfer Students to UC San Diego


  1. Accept your offer of admissions before the deadline.  Be sure to complete all requirements on your checklist.
  2. Activate your Summer Session enrollment status (log in with student ID and password). 
  3. Complete the Academic Integrity Tutorial.
    • Questions about the tutorial?  Contact Academic Integrity Office by phone (858) 822-2163 or email aio@ucsd.edu.
  4. Set up your UC San Diego email and Duo Two-Step Login
    • Use the Account Lookup Tool with Educational Technology Services. 
    • Access to UC San Diego system requires verifying your identity using two-step login.  Two-step login takes only minutes to set up and is easy to use. Visit https://twostep.ucsd.edu to learn more and enroll your devices today.
    • Please contact ITS Service Desk at servicedesk@ucsd.edu if you have registration problems

  5. Enroll in courses via WebReg
    • Session 1 and Special Session - enrollment is open from April 20 to June 22 
    • Session 2 - enrollment is open from April 20 to July 27
      • Enrollment opens on April 20 at 8am for all students
    • Your official transcripts and test scores are pending review before being added to your student record. 
    • To enroll in courses with prerequisites, you may need to submit a preauthorization request within the Enrollment Authorization System (EASy).  
    • Canvas - how to access the interactive course websites set up by your instructors?

      • Visit canvas.ucsd.edu and log in with your Active Directory (AD) username and password
      • Instructors work with the Canvas team to establish and publish the course websites, with the goal of publishing a minimum of two days before instruction begins.
      • After you add the class on WebReg, please allow 24 to 48 hours for access to the course website
      • If you are waitlisted for the course, you may have access to the Canvas course website until the automatic waitlist process ends (see the Summer Session calendar for dates of Automatic waitlists)
      • Visit the Digital Learning page for tips on how to get started with Canvas
  6. Pay tuition and fees. 
    • Session I and Special Session billing due date - June 22, 2020
    • Session II billing due date - July 27, 2020
    • If you do not pay for your courses by the fee deadlines, you may be cancelled from your courses. Please refer to the Calendar for important deadlines.

Visiting UC Students

Please note: Transcripts from UC San Diego are automatically sent to your home UC campus at the end of the summer term.  All UC San Diego courses are for UC credit and calculated into your UC GPA.

  1. Talk with your home UC advisor about the courses you can take.
    • Starting in March, browse the Schedule of Classes on TritonLink for the Summer course offerings. Contact your academic advisor to confirm that your home UC campus will accept course credit from the course(s) you wish to enroll at UC San Diego.
  2. Apply - 
    • NEW to Summer?  Begin the process by requesting a student ID
      • Keep track of your student ID and password.  You will need it to make changes to classes, order transcripts and pay your bill on TritonLink.  
    • RETURNING from last summer?  Log in and complete the Summer Session online application
      • If you have forgotten your student ID, please call Summer Session (858) 534-5258.
      • if you have your student ID, but don't remember your password: use the Password Change tool.
    • You will be charged a $50 nonrefundable application fee with your tuition. If you change your mind and no longer wish to enroll with UC San Diego, you are still responsible for paying the $50 nonrefundable application fee. 
  3. Complete the Academic Integrity Tutorial.  
    • Questions about the tutorial?  Contact Academic Integrity Office by phone (858) 822-2163 or email aio@ucsd.edu
  4. Set up your UC San Diego email and Duo Two-Step Login
    • Use the Account Lookup Tool with Educational Technology Services. 
    • Access to UC San Diego system requires verifying your identity using two-step login.  Two-step login takes only minutes to set up and is easy to use. Visit https://twostep.ucsd.edu to learn more and enroll your devices today.
    • Please contact ITS Service Desk at servicedesk@ucsd.edu if you have registration problems

  5. Enroll in courses via WebReg
    • Session 1 and Special Session - enrollment is open from April 20 to June 22 
    • Session 2 - enrollment is open from April 20 to July 27
      • Enrollment opens on April 20 at 8am for all students
    • Are you enrolling in a class with prerequisites?  We don't have your academic record from your home campus. 
    • Canvas - how to access the interactive course websites set up by your instructors?

      • Visit canvas.ucsd.edu and log in with your Active Directory (AD) username and password
      • Instructors work with the Canvas team to establish and publish the course websites, with the goal of publishing a minimum of two days before instruction begins.
      • After you add the class on WebReg, please allow 24 to 48 hours for access to the course website
      • If you are waitlisted for the course, you may have access to the Canvas course website until the automatic waitlist process ends (see the Summer Session calendar for dates of Automatic waitlists)
      • Visit the Digital Learning page for tips on how to get started with Canvas
  6. Pay tuition and fees. 
    • Session I and Special Session billing due date - June 22, 2020
    • Session II billing due date - July 27, 2020
    • If you do not pay for your courses by the fee deadlines, you may be cancelled from your courses.  Please refer to the Calendar for important deadlines.

High School Students

 

High school students currently in grades 9 to 11 must have parental consent prior to applying to Summer Session. Students must maintain a minimum 3.3 GPA.  All courses taken are for UC credit and will be calculated into your UC GPA.

High school students currently in grade 12 are not considered in this category since you will have graduated from high school when Summer Session begins.

If you are an international high school student, please email Summer Session summer@ucsd.edu for eligibility.

Housing on campus is only offered to students age 17+.

Application and Enrollment steps: 

  1. Talk to your high school counselor or teacher about which courses to take.
    • Starting in March, browse the Schedule of Classes on TritonLink for the Summer course offerings. Inform your high school counselor/teacher that you intend to enroll in Summer Session at UC San Diego. You may wish to discuss what this means to your high school curriculum, future AP courses, and college/university application.
      • High school students are allowed to enroll in lower-division courses, which are courses numbered 1-95 (ex: ECON 1 or MATH 20C).  Please review all course prerequisites.
  2. Apply - 
    • NEW to Summer? Begin the process by requesting a student ID.
      • Keep track of your student ID and password.  You will need it to make changes to classes, order transcripts and pay your bill on TritonLink.  
    • RETURNING from last summer?  Log in and complete the Summer Session online application
      • If you have forgotten your student ID number, please call Summer Session (858) 534-5258.
      • if you have your student ID but don't remember your password: use the Password Change tool.
    • You will be charged a $100 nonrefundable application fee with your tuition. If you change your mind and no longer wish to enroll with UC San Diego, you are still responsible for paying the $100 nonrefundable application fee. 
  3. Complete the Academic Integrity Tutorial.  
    • Questions about the tutorial?  Contact Academic Integrity Office by phone (858) 822-2163 or email aio@ucsd.edu
  4. Set up your UC San Diego Email and DUO Two-Step Login
    • Use the Account Lookup Tool with Educational Technology Services. 
    • Access to UC San Diego system requires verifying your identity using two-step login.  Two-step login takes only minutes to set up and is easy to use. Visit https://twostep.ucsd.edu to learn more and enroll your devices today.
    • Please contact ITS Service Desk at servicedesk@ucsd.edu if you have registration problems

  5. Enroll in courses via WebReg
    • Session 1 and Special Session - enrollment is open from April 20 to June 22
    • Session 2 - enrollment is open from April 20 to July 27
      • Enrollment opens on April 20 at 8am for all students
    • Are you enrolling in a class with prerequisites?  We don't have your academic record from your home campus. 
    • Canvas - how to access the interactive course websites set up by your instructors?

      • Visit canvas.ucsd.edu and log in with your Active Directory (AD) username and password
      • Instructors work with the Canvas team to establish and publish the course websites, with the goal of publishing a minimum of two days before instruction begins.
      • After you add the class on WebReg, please allow 24 to 48 hours for access to the course website
      • If you are waitlisted for the course, you may have access to the Canvas course website until the automatic waitlist process ends (see the Summer Session calendar for dates of Automatic waitlists)
      • Visit the Digital Learning page for tips on how to get started with Canvas
  6. Pay tuition and fees. 
    • Session I and Special Session billing due date - June 22, 2020
    • Session II billing due date - July 27, 2020
    • If you do not pay for your courses by the fee deadlines, you may be cancelled from your courses. Please refer to the Calendar for important deadlines.
Watch our webinar for more details on applying to Summer Session. 

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.  UC San Diego Summer Session welcomes international students who meet specific English proficiency requirements.  Students must submit proof of meeting the university English proficiency requirements when requesting for I-20:

  • TOEFL minimum scores: 
    • internet-based: 83
    • Paper-based: 550
  • IELTS minimum score of 7 (Academic module)
  • AP Exam accepted scores:
    • English Language and Composition: 3, 4, 5
    • English Literature and Composition: 3, 4, 5
  • IB Exam accepted scores:
    • English (Lang. A) higher level: 5, 6, 7
    • English (Lang. A) standard level: 6 or higher

Application and Enrollment steps:

  1. Browse summer course offerings.
    • Starting in March, browse the Schedule of Classes on TritonLink for the Summer course offerings. Contact your academic advisor to confirm that your home institution will accept course credit from the course(s) you wish to enroll at UCSD.
  2. Apply - 
    • NEW to Summer?  Begin the process by requesting a student ID.
      • Keep track of your student ID and password.  You will need it to make changes to classes, order transcripts and pay your bill on TritonLink.  
    • RETURNING from last summer?  Log in and complete the Summer Session online application
      • If you have forgotten your student ID, please call Summer Session (858) 534-5258.
      • if you have your student ID, but don't remember your password: use the Password Change tool.
    • You will be charged a $100 nonrefundable application fee with your tuition. If you change your mind and no longer wish to enroll with UC San Diego, you are still responsible for paying the $100 nonrefundable application fee. 
  3. Complete the Academic Integrity Tutorial.  
    • Questions about the tutorial?  Contact Academic Integrity Office by phone (858) 822-2163 or email aio@ucsd.edu
  4. Set up your UC San Diego Email and DUO Two-Step Login
    • Use the Account Lookup Tool with Educational Technology Services. 
    • Access to UC San Diego system requires verifying your identity using two-step login.  Two-step login takes only minutes to set up and is easy to use. Visit https://twostep.ucsd.edu to learn more and enroll your devices today.
    • Please contact ITS Service Desk at servicedesk@ucsd.edu if you have registration problems

  5. Enroll in courses via WebReg
    • Session 1 and Special Session - enrollment is open from April 20 to June 22 
    • Session 2 - enrollment is open from April 20 to July 27
      • Enrollment opens on April 20 at 8am for all students
    • Are you enrolling in a class with prerequisites?  We don't have your academic record from your home campus. 
    • Canvas - how to access the interactive course websites set up by your instructors?

      • Visit canvas.ucsd.edu and log in with your Active Directory (AD) username and password
      • Instructors work with the Canvas team to establish and publish the course websites, with the goal of publishing a minimum of two days before instruction begins.
      • After you add the class on WebReg, please allow 24 to 48 hours for access to the course website
      • If you are waitlisted for the course, you may have access to the Canvas course website until the automatic waitlist process ends (see the Summer Session calendar for dates of Automatic waitlists)
      • Visit the Digital Learning page for tips on how to get started with Canvas
  6. Request visa document I-20
  7. Pay tuition and fees. 
    • Session I and Special Session billing due date - June 22, 2020
    • Session II billing due date - July 27, 2020
    • If you do not pay for your courses by the fee deadlines, you may be cancelled from your courses. Please refer to the Calendar for important deadlines.

*Please note that attending Summer Session does not entitle you to enroll at UC San Diego during other academic terms.

**If you are an international high school student, please email Summer Session summer@ucsd.edu for eligibility.  Housing on campus is only offered to students age 17+.

Watch our webinar for more details on applying to Summer Session. 

Other College or University Students and the General Public

 

  1. Talk with your academic advisor at your home university's about courses.
    • Starting in March, browse the Schedule of Classes on TritonLink for the Summer course offerings. Contact your academic advisor to confirm that your home institution will accept course credit from the course(s) you wish to enroll at UCSD.
  2. Apply! - 
    • NEW to Summer?  Begin the process by requesting a student ID.
      • Keep track of your student ID and password.  You will need it to make changes to classes, order transcripts and pay your bill on TritonLink.  
    • RETURNING from last summer?  Log in and complete the Summer Session online application
      • If you have forgotten your student ID, please call Summer Session (858) 534-5258.
      • if you have your student ID but don't remember your password: use the Password Change tool.
    • You will be charged a $100 nonrefundable application fee with your tuition. If you change your mind and no longer wish to enroll with UC San Diego, you are still responsible for paying the $100 nonrefundable application fee. 
  3. Complete the Academic Integrity Tutorial.  
    • Questions about the tutorial?  Contact Academic Integrity Office by phone (858) 822-2163 or email aio@ucsd.edu
  4. Set up your UC San Diego Email and DUO Two-Step Login
    • Use the Account Lookup Tool with Educational Technology Services. 
    • Access to UC San Diego system requires verifying your identity using two-step login.  Two-step login takes only minutes to set up and is easy to use. Visit https://twostep.ucsd.edu to learn more and enroll your devices today.
    • Please contact ITS Service Desk at servicedesk@ucsd.edu if you have registration problems

  5. Enroll in courses via WebReg.
    • Session 1 and Special Session - enrollment is open from April 20 to June 22
    • Session 2 - enrollment is open from April 20 to July 27
      • Enrollment opens on April 20 at 8am for all students
    • Are you enrolling in a class with prerequisites?  We don't have your academic record from your home campus. 
    • Canvas - how to access the interactive course websites set up by your instructors?

      • Visit canvas.ucsd.edu and log in with your Active Directory (AD) username and password
      • Instructors work with the Canvas team to establish and publish the course websites, with the goal of publishing a minimum of two days before instruction begins.
      • After you add the class on WebReg, please allow 24 to 48 hours for access to the course website
      • If you are waitlisted for the course, you may have access to the Canvas course website until the automatic waitlist process ends (see the Summer Session calendar for dates of Automatic waitlists)
      • Visit the Digital Learning page for tips on how to get started with Canvas
  6. Pay tuition and fees. 
    • Session I and Special Session billing due date - June 22, 2020
    • Session II billing due date - July 27, 2020
    • If you do not pay for your courses by the fee deadlines, you may be cancelled from your courses. Please refer to the Calendar for important deadlines.

Alumni of UC San Diego

 

  1. Browse Course Offerings.
    • Starting in March, browse the Schedule of Classes on TritonLink for the Summer course offerings. Contact your academic advisor to confirm that your home institution will accept course credit from the course(s) you wish to enroll at UCSD.
  2. Apply
    • Complete the Summer Session online application (log in with student ID and password).
      • If you have forgotten your student ID, please call Summer Session (858) 534-5258.
      • if you have your student ID but don't remember your password: use the Password Change tool.
      • You will be charged a $100 nonrefundable application fee with your tuition. If you change your mind and no longer wish to enroll with UC San Diego, you are still responsible for paying the $100 nonrefundable application fee. 
  3. Complete the Academic Integrity Tutorial.  
    • Questions about the tutorial?  Contact Academic Integrity Office by phone (858) 822-2163 or email aio@ucsd.edu
  4. Set up your UC San Diego Email and DUO Two-Step Login
    • Use the Account Lookup Tool with Educational Technology Services. 
    • Access to UC San Diego system requires verifying your identity using two-step login.  Two-step login takes only minutes to set up and is easy to use. Visit https://twostep.ucsd.edu to learn more and enroll your devices today.
    • Please contact ITS Service Desk at servicedesk@ucsd.edu if you have registration problems

  5. Enroll in courses via WebReg
    • Session 1 and Special Session - enrollment is open from April 20 to June 22 
    • Session 2 - enrollment is open from April 20 to July 27
      • Enrollment opens on April 20 at 8am for all students
    • Are you enrolling in a class with prerequisites?  
    • Canvas - how to access the interactive course websites set up by your instructors?

      • Visit canvas.ucsd.edu and log in with your Active Directory (AD) username and password
      • Instructors work with the Canvas team to establish and publish the course websites, with the goal of publishing a minimum of two days before instruction begins.
      • After you add the class on WebReg, please allow 24 to 48 hours for access to the course website
      • If you are waitlisted for the course, you may have access to the Canvas course website until the automatic waitlist process ends (see the Summer Session calendar for dates of Automatic waitlists)
      • Visit the Digital Learning page for tips on how to get started with Canvas
  6. Pay tuition and fees. 
    • Session I and Special Session billing due date - June 22, 2020
    • Session II billing due date - July 27, 2020
    • If you do not pay for your courses by the fee deadlines, you may be cancelled from your courses. Please refer to the Calendar for important deadlines.