Academic Courses: International Students


ACADEMIC COURSES:

INTERNATIONAL

STUDENTS

During the summer, tuition is charged based on the number of units you enroll in. Below is a summary of fees that apply to all visiting international students.

All fees are subject to change without prior notice.


SUMMARY OF FEES

Registration Fee $400 (non-refundable)
Int'l Student Service Fee $400
Course Fee (per unit) $360
IEI Fee $61 (students without a bachelor's degree)
Document Fee

Document fee covers a lifetime supply of official transcripts mailed by USPS first class mail. Summer-only visiting students will be assessed a one-time document fee during their first summer term; returning summer-only students will not be subject to the document fee. For more information, please click here.

$50
Health Insurance $384
iStart@UCLA $59
ESTIMATED TOTAL $4,234 (based on 8-unit enrollment)

All registered international students are required to complete the iStart pre-arrival online orientation. This orientation is designed to help answer any questions you might have about your summer at UCLA. All modules and the corresponding quizzes must be completed by:

Friday, June 20 for Session A

Friday, August 1 for Session C

Living expenses are not included in the estimated total. If you wish to apply for UCLA housing, please visit UCLA Housing Services.

NOTE: A non-refundable late fee of $50 will be assessed for each course added after Friday of second week of the session. No late fees are assessed if a student is re-adding a class that was dropped, switching sections of the same class, or adding any 99, 195-199, 596-599 courses.

 

Payment Deadline

Payment Deadlines

Please make sure your balance is paid in full according to the payment deadlines below to avoid enrollment cancellations, holds on student records, and collection actions.

Note: All deadlines are in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). Please take the time zone into consideration when making arrangements to process your payment.


PAYMENT DEADLINES FOR SESSION A

Date of Enrollment Payment Deadline
Before June 5 (5PM): June 5 (5PM)
June 5 (5PM) - June 19 (5PM): June 19 (5PM)
After June 19 (5PM): Due immediately

PAYMENT DEADLINES FOR SESSION C

Date of Enrollment Payment Deadline
Before June 5 (5PM): June 5 (5PM)
June 5 (5PM) - June 19 (5PM): June 19 (5PM)
June 19 (5PM) - July 31 (5PM): July 31 (5PM)
After July 31 (5PM): Due immediately

NOTE: All fees associated with University services, such as UCLA store, library, ASHE center charges, are due by the 20th of the month following the posting date of the charge. If the 20th falls on a weekend or holiday, the due date is the last business day prior to the 20th. Payment must be made by 5PM online or by 4PM if made in-person.

 

Payment Instructions

Credit Card or Electronic Check (E-Check)

Please use the instructions below to submit payment using a VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or AMEX credit card or to pay with an electronic check (e-check).

  1. Sign-in to MyUCLA (Logon and password required)
  2. On the main menu, select "Finances and Jobs," then "BruinBill"
  3. Continue to BruinBill
  4. Once on the BruinBill page, select "Make a Payment" at the top

All credit card payments are subject to a 2.75% non-refundable service charge per transaction. This charge is assessed by Higher One, Inc. and may not be refunded under any circumstances. No service fees are applied to e-check payments.

Foreign Currency Payment

To submit payment using foreign currency, use the instructions below.

  1. Sign-in to MyUCLA (Logon and password required)
  2. On the main menu, select "Finances and Jobs," then "BruinBill"
  3. Continue to BruinBill
  4. Once on the BruinBill page, select "Make a Payment" at the top and select "Pay With Foreign Currency"

Travelex payments allow you to lock into an exchange rate with your bank. If your currency is not listed, you may request that your bank make the transfer in US dollars.

Cash, Check, or Money Order

If you wish to pay by check or money order, make payable to "UC Regents" and include both your University Identification (UID) number and the term you wish to pay (i.e., Summer 2020) on the memo line.

You may pay in person with check, money order, or cash at the Payment Solutions and Compliance (1125 Murphy Hall, UCLA).

You may also pay by mail with a check or money order to the following address:

UCLA Payment Solutions and Compliance Office

Box 957089, 1125 Murphy Hall
405 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7089

 

Refunds

Refund Policy

2020 Refund Deadlines

  Impacted Courses All Other Courses
Session A 5PM, June 26 5PM, July 3
Session C 5PM, August 7 5PM, August 14

The non-refundable deposit of $400 is not refundable under any circumstances, even if all courses are dropped before instruction has begun. In the event of withdrawal, the total refund amount will reflect this non-refundable deposit, appearing as Processing Fee on the BruinBill account.

Excluding the non-refundable deposit, in the event you drop a course, the following fees, if applicable, are refundable only if the course is dropped before the course's respective refund deadline (specified above):

  • Course fee
  • Instructional Enhancement Initiative (IEI) fee (if all courses dropped)
  • Material use fees
  • Registration fee (if all courses dropped)
  • Document fee (if all courses dropped)

These fees are 100% non-refundable if dropped after the refund deadline and students will be financially liable for any courses you are enrolled in past the refund deadline.


Important Information

Summer offerings are subject to change, without prior notice, by action of the academic department offering the course/program. Changes include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Meeting time and location changes
  • Instructor substitutions
  • Course cancellation

Reasonable endeavor will be made to notify students of such changes and suggest alternatives when applicable.

In the event of cancellation, the University is not responsible for any consequential loss or expenses incurred as a result; only the course fee, as well as campus, registration, material and/or IEI fees if applicable will be subject to refund.


Refund Disbursement

If entitled to a refund from the UCLA Summer Sessions Office, you will receive your refund one of three ways within 1-3 weeks:

  • BruinDirect: BruinDirect is a free and automatic way for students to receive refunds directly to a U.S. checking or savings account. You may sign-up on BruinBill.
  • Credit Card: Payments made with a credit card will be returned back to the credit card that made the original payment.
  • Check Refund: If payment made using a method other than credit card and if not signed-up for BruinDirect, refund will be issued as a paper check and mailed to the mailing address on file.

SESSION A
6-week: June 22 - July 31
8-week: June 22 - August 14
10-week: June 22 - August 28

SESSION C
August 3 - September 11


Important Dates

FEBRUARY 15: Registration Opens

MAY 1: Registration Deadline for Int'l Students (Session A)

MAY 3: I-20 Request Deadline (Session A)

JUNE 1: Registration Deadline for Int'l Students (Session C)

JUNE 3: I-20 Request Deadline (Session C)

JUNE 5: Full Payment Due (Enrollment before May 17)

JUNE 19: iStart Orientation Deadline (Session A)

JUNE 19: Full Payment Due (Enrolled May 18 – June 22)

JUNE 26: Impacted Course Refund and Drop Deadline (Session A)

JULY 3: Nonimpacted Course Refund Deadline (Session A)

JULY 17: Grading Basis Change Deadline (Session A, 6wk)

JULY 31: iStart Orientation Deadline (Session C)

JULY 31: Full Payment Due (Session C, Enrolled June 21 – August 2)

AUGUST 7: Impacted Course Refund and Drop Deadline (Session C)

AUGUST 14: Nonimpacted Course Refund Deadline (Session C)

AUGUST 28: Grading Basis Change Deadline (Session C)

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