Application & Enrollment

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

Current UC San Diego Students

UC San Diego Students

Enrollment is a 3 step process. You will be able to see your appointment time on WebReg during the week of April 8 - 12, 2019. UC San Diego students can enroll directly through WebReg beginning April 15, based on your appointment time. 

  1. Enroll in courses via WebReg
    • Session 1 and Special Session - April 15 to June 24 
    • Session 2 - April 15 to July 29
  2. Apply for financial aid, if applicable. Go to your Tritonlink account, and under "Financial Tools", select that you are attending summer session.
  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 24, 2019
    • Session II billing due date - July 29, 2019
    • 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 Freshmen 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 PID 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. Enroll in courses via WebReg
    • Session 1 and Special Session - enrollment is open from April 22 to June 24 
    • Session 2 - enrollment is open from April 22 to July 29
    • Have to enroll in courses with prerequisites?  Submit an EASy request.
  5. Set up your UC San Diego email
  6. Pay tuition and fees. 
    • Session I and Special Session billing due date - June 24, 2019
    • Session II billing due date - July 29, 2019
    • 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.

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

Visiting UC Students

Enrollment for Summer Session begins April 22, 2019 for 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 here.
      • Keep track of your userID 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 userID/PID, please call Summer Session (858) 534-5258.
      • if you have your userID/PID, 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. Enroll in courses via WebReg
    • Session 1 and Special Session - enrollment is open from April 22 to June 24 
    • Session 2 - enrollment is open from April 22 to July 29
    • How to enroll in courses with prerequisites?  Submit an EASy request.
  5. Set up your UC San Diego email
  6. Pay tuition and fees. 
    • Session I and Special Session billing due date - June 24, 2019
    • Session II billing due date - July 29, 2019
    • 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

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 here.
      • Keep track of your userID 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 userID/PID, please call Summer Session (858) 534-5258.
      • if you have your userID/PID, 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. Enroll in courses via WebReg
    • Session 1 and Special Session - enrollment is open from April 22 to June 24 
    • Session 2 - enrollment is open from April 22 to July 29
    • How to enroll in courses with prerequisites?  Submit an EASy request.
  5. Set up your UC San Diego email
  6. Pay tuition and fees. 
    • Session I and Special Session billing due date - June 24, 2019
    • Session II billing due date - July 29, 2019
    • 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.

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

International Students

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 here.
      • Keep track of your userID 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 userID/PID, please call Summer Session (858) 534-5258.
      • if you have your userID/PID, 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. Enroll in courses via WebReg
    • Session 1 and Special Session - enrollment is open from April 22 to June 24 
    • Session 2 - enrollment is open from April 22 to July 29
    • How to enroll in courses with prerequisites?  Submit an EASy request.
  5. Request I-20
  6. Pay tuition and fees. 
    • Session I and Special Session billing due date - June 25, 2019
    • Session II billing due date - July 29, 2019
    • 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+.

Other College or University Students and the General Public

General Public

Enrollment for Summer Session begins April 22, 2019 for visiting students.

  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 here.
      • Keep track of your userID 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 userID/PID, please call Summer Session (858) 534-5258.
      • if you have your userID/PID, 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. Enroll in courses via WebReg.
    • Session 1 and Special Session - enrollment is open from April 22 to June 24
    • Session 2 - enrollment is open from April 22 to July 29
    • How to enroll in courses with prerequisites?  Submit an EASy request.
  5. Set up your UC San Diego email.
  6. Pay tuition and fees. 
    • Session I and Special Session billing due date - June 24, 2019
    • Session II billing due date - July 29, 2019
    • 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

Enrollment for Summer Session begins April 22, 2019 for UC San Diego alumni.

  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
      • If you have forgotten your userID/PID, please call Summer Session (858) 534-5258.
      • if you have your userID/PID, 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
  5. Enroll in courses via WebReg
    • Session 1 and Special Session - enrollment is open from April 22 to June 24 
    • Session 2 - enrollment is open from April 22 to July 29
    • How to enroll in courses with prerequisites?  Submit an EASy request.
  6. Pay tuition and fees. 
    • Session I and Special Session billing due date - June 24, 2019
    • Session II billing due date - July 29, 2019
    • 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.