WHO IS AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT?
UCLA Summer Sessions invites students from around the world to study in a welcoming environment that appreciates diversity and global perspectives.
You are considered an international student for summer registration purposes if you answer NO to ALL of the questions below:
- Are you a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, i.e., a Green Card holder?
- Are you an international student currently studying in the US and returning to the same school after the summer?
If you currently hold an F-1 visa and I-20 at another U.S. school AND plan to continue your studies at that school, you won't need to obtain an additional F-1 visa to attend UCLA Summer Sessions. There are no unit requirements and you won't be required to complete the I-20 request form or upload any documents.
- Do you intend to enroll only in online courses ?
If you answered yes to any of the questions, please go to the U.S. STUDENT page.
1. ACADEMIC COURSES: During the summer, many academic courses that make up UCLA's renowned standard curriculum are offered in two convenient sessions, Session A and Session C . You'll find a broad range of courses in all disciplines and levels including English as a Second Language , and other courses that are uniquely designed for international students ,
With over 1000 courses to choose from, your summer will be educational and unforgettable.
Academic course registration begins MARCH 12. UCLA ONLINE COURSES offer you the opportunity the ultimate flexibility: earn UCLA credit anytime, anywhere. UCLA Online Courses carry the same unit value, degree credit and transcript validation as regular academic courses. You don't need to pay registration fees and you won't need a visa to be a part of UCLA Summer Sessions Online Courses.
Online course registration begins MARCH 13. SUMMER INSTITUTES Summer Institutes offer the breadth and depth of UCLA's academic rigor in an intensive, holistic format that allows you to share a unique learning experience. Go to the Institute website for a list of options and specific visa instructions for Summer Institutes.
Summer Institute registration begins FEBRUARY 1
REQUIREMENTS & RESOURCES
International students attending UCLA Summer Sessions are required to enroll full-time ( 8 unit minimum) and obtain an F-1 student visa for participation.
The links below are for students enrolling in Summer Academic Courses. NOTE: Summer Institute requirements and fee information can be found on the Summer Institute page.