Application & Enrollment

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

Current UCSD Students

Enrollment is a 3 step process and begins April 2017 for UCSD students. You will be able to see your appointment time by signing in to WebReg during the week of April 10 - 14, 2017. Current UCSD students do not need to complete a Summer Session Application. UCSD students can enroll directly through WebReg beginning April 17, based on your appointment time which can be found on TritonLink.

  1. Enroll in courses via WebReg from April 17 to June 26 for Session I and from April 17 to July 31 for Session II.
  2. Pay for enrolled courses. You will be able to pay for Session I or Special Session courses starting May 2017.  You will be able to pay for Session II courses starting June 2017. If you do not pay for your courses by the fee deadlines, you will be dropped from your courses. 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.
  3. Double check your academic record to confirm that you are enrolled in the correct course(s).

Incoming Freshman and Transfer Students to UCSD

  1. Starting March, browse the Schedule of Classes on TritonLink for the Summer course offerings.
  2. Submit your Statement of Intent to Register before the Admissions deadline.
  3. Starting April 24, activate your Summer Session enrollment status.
  4. Request preauthorization from the department offering the course if you are taking a class with pre-requisites or an upper-division course.
  5. Enroll in courses via WebReg from April 24 to June 26 for Session I and from April 24 to July 31 for Session II.
  6. Pay for enrolled course. You will be able to pay for Session I or Special Session courses starting May 2017. You will be able to pay for Session II courses starting June 2017.  If you do not pay for your courses by the fee deadlines, you will be dropped from your courses.
  7. Double check your academic record to confirm that you are enrolled in the correct course(s).
  8. Access your UCSD email account by using the Account Lookup Tool with Educational Technology Services.

Some courses require placement exams (Math, Chemistry, Language) and other courses have prerequisites.  If you have Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) check the AP or IB charts for more information.

If you have taken courses at a California Community College refer to assist.org to ensure that you are not duplicating course credit.

International freshmen are invited to participate in Triton Edge, an all-inclusive, rigorous summer program that provides a pathway to advancing toward your UC San Diego degree.

Visiting UC Students

Enrollment for Summer Session begins April 24, 2017 for Visiting UC students.

  1. Starting 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. Starting April 24, obtain a UserID and password.  If you have ever applied to UCSD or if you have taken Summer Session classes at UCSD before, you may already have a UserID (PID). If you have forgotten your PID, please call the Student Affairs Manager (858) 534-8277.  When you create your UserID and Password, you will be sent an email with your UserID and will be asked to create a password. DO NOT LOSE THIS PASSWORD. You will need it to make changes to classes, order transcripts and pay your bill on-line.  If you lose your password, please visit this site.
  3. Starting April 24, apply via the Summer Session online application. The application will automatically prompt when you enter your UserID and Password (PID and PAC). You will be assessed a $50 nonrefundable application fee regardless of enrollment status.  If you change your mind and no longer wish to enroll with UCSD, you are still responsible for paying the $50 nonrefundable application fee. Students must complete a new application every year. 
  4. Request preauthorization from the department offering the course if you are taking a class with pre-requisites or an upper-division course.
  5. Enroll in courses via WebReg from April 24 to June 26 for Session I and from April 24 to July 31 for Session II.
  6. Pay for enrolled course. You will be able to pay for Session I or Special Session courses starting May 2017. You will be able to pay for Session II courses starting June 2017.  If you do not pay for your courses by the fee deadlines, you will be dropped from your courses.
  7. Double check your academic record to confirm that you are enrolled in the correct course(s).
  8. Access your UCSD email account by using the Account Lookup Tool with Educational Technology Services.

High School Students

Application packets for high school students can be submitted to our office for review as soon as all required packet information is complete. 

Enrollment for high school students begin on April 24, 2017.  Application packets should be submitted ahead of enrollment date to allowly time for review and processing.  

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

Please see our 2017 Recommended Courses for High School Students.  High school students are allowed to enroll in lower-division courses, which are courses numbered 1-95 (ex: ECON 1 or MATH 20C).  

High school students are enrolled into UC San Diego Summer Session by Summer Session staff. In order for your application to be considered complete, please include:

  1. Current transcript (minimum 3.3 cumulative GPA)
  2. High School Enrollment and Registration Form (PDF)
  3. Teacher/Counselor Recommendation Form (PDF) (required for students entering 10th and 11th grade in Fall 2017.  Students entering 12th grade in Fall 2017 do not need this form)

Please turn in the completed application packet to our office via email, mail, fax, or in person. Our contact information is listed here.

Students graduating high school in Spring 2017 should follow the instructions for visiting students and enroll yourself via the online application (available April 2017).

Once students are accepted into the program, the Summer Session Office creates the academic record and enrolls the student into the class listed on the application form.

If any changes are to be made to course selections after the application is submitted, please contact the Student Affairs Manager via email at summer@ucsd.edu and explain the changes. All changes must be submitted in writing. High school students are not allowed to make changes to their own courses via WebReg.

Once a student is enrolled in selected courses, the Summer Session Office will email an enrollment confirmation, as well as the student PID and PAC to the email address listed on the application.

Payment
Pay for Session I or Special Session courses starting May 2017 and for Session II courses starting June 2017. Students will be cancelled from enrolled courses if payment is not processed by the fee deadline (review the Summer Session calendar for important dates and deadlines)

Access your UCSD email account by using the Account Lookup Tool with Educational Technology Services.

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.  Application instructions for Summer 2017 will be available early 2017.

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 the application.

Access your UCSD email account by using the Account Lookup Tool with Educational Technology Services.

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

Other College or University Students and the General Public

Enrollment for Summer Session begins April 24, 2017 for visiting students.

  1. Starting 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 the course credit from the course(s) you wish to enroll at UCSD.
  2. Starting April 24, obtain a UserID and password.  If you have ever applied to UCSD or if you have taken Summer Session classes at UCSD before, you already have a PID. If you have forgotten your PID, please call the Student Affairs Manager (858) 534-8277. When you create your UserID and Password, you will be sent an email with your UserID and will be asked to create a password. DO NOT LOSE THIS PASSWORD. You will need it to make changes to classes, order transcripts and pay your bill on-line.  If you lose your password, please visit this site.
  3. Starting April 24, apply via the Summer Session online application.  The application will automatically prompt you to enter your UserID and Password (PID and PAC). You will be assessed a $100 nonrefundable application fee regardless of enrollment status. If you change your mind and no longer wish to enroll with UCSD, you are still responsible for paying the $100 nonrefundable application fee. Students must complete a new application every year. 
  4. Request preauthorization from the department offering the course if you are taking a class with pre-requisites or an upper-division course.
  5. Enroll in courses via WebReg from April 24 to June 26 for Session I and from April 24 to July 31 for Session II.
  6. Pay for enrolled course. You will be able to pay for Session I or Special Session courses starting May 2017. You will be able to pay for Session II courses starting June 2017. If you do not pay for your courses by the fee deadlines, you will be dropped from your courses. If you forget to drop unwanted course(s), you will receive a grade of "F" for non-attendance and be billed for the course(s).
  7. Double check your academic record to confirm that you are enrolled in the correct course(s).
  8. Access your UCSD email account by using the Account Lookup Tool with Educational Technology Services.


UC San Diego Alumni

Enrollment for Summer Session begins April 24, 2017 for UC San Diego alumni.

  1. Starting March, browse the Schedule of Classes on TritonLink for the Summer course offerings.  
  2. Starting April 24, log in to the Summer Session online application with your UserID and Password (PID and PAC).  If you have forgotten your PID, please call the Student Affairs Manager (858) 534-8277.  If you lose your password, please visit this site.  You will be assessed a $100 nonrefundable application fee regardless of enrollment status. If you change your mind and no longer wish to enroll with UCSD, you are still responsible for paying the $100 nonrefundable application fee. Students must complete a new application every year. 
  3. Request preauthorization if you are taking a class with prerequisites, and you completed the prerequisites outside of UC San Diego.
  4. Enroll in courses via WebReg from April 24 to June 26 for Session I and from April 24 to July 31 for Session II.
  5. Pay for enrolled course. You will be able to pay for Session I or Special Session courses starting May 2017. You will be able to pay for Session II courses starting June 2017. If you do not pay for your courses by the fee deadlines, you will be dropped from your courses. If you forget to drop unwanted course(s), you will receive a grade of "F" for non-attendance and be billed for the course(s).
  6. Double check your academic record to confirm that you are enrolled in the correct course(s).
  7. Access your UCSD email account by using the Account Lookup Tool with Educational Technology Services.