Academic Courses: International Students


ACADEMIC COURSES:

US VISITING STUDENTS

Campus Safety

UCLA works relentlessly to offer an environment where individuals of all ages can live, learn, and work safely. The UCLA Police Department's priority is the safety of the UCLA community. UCPD offers a variety of crime-prevention and education services, as well as evening escort (310-794-WALK) and van services (310-825-9800) that operate throughout campus and local living areas. Participants in UCLA Summer Sessions, UCLA and visiting students alike, can report safety concerns or any suspicious activities/behavior directly to UCPD at 310-825-1491 at any time. For emergencies, always call 911.

A list of safety tips while on campus is available here.

Bruincard

The BruinCard is your passport to life at UCLA. It is the primary student identification, library, and gym card. The BruinCard also serves other purposes both on and off campus and the convenience of all the included features makes it a must-have necessity.

Starting June 1, you can pick up your BruinCard at the BruinCard Center in 123 Kerckhoff Hall. The BruinCard Center is open weekdays from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. For more information, visit www.bruincard.ucla.edu.

Housing

The university offers furnished residence halls and residential suites within easy walking distance of classrooms, libraries, and recreational facilities for summer students who are 15 years of age or older by the first day of summer (i.e., June 25, 2018).

Most students find living on campus to be a convenient and enjoyable option during Summer Sessions. Housing is available for periods of 6, 8, 9, 10, and 12 weeks.

To find out what it would be like living on campus, take the virtual tour of the residential halls and watch the housing videos.

For students who prefer the independence of living off-campus, UCLA also offers furnished University Apartments near campus. To be eligible for University Apartments, you must be 18 or older.

For more information on summer housing opportunities, please visit UCLA Housing Services.

Parking

Summer Sessions parking permits will be available beginning May 1 on a first-come, first-served basis.

Students have the option to purchase a summer term permit. A term permit for summer is generally more cost effective and convenient than paying for parking on a daily basis.

Daily permits are also sold on a space-available basis at any of the Parking and Information booths located throughout the UCLA campus. Motorcycles, mopeds and motor scooters do not require parking permits, but may park only in designated areas.

Please review the Transportation and Parking Services webpage for additional information on parking options.

Medical Responsibility and Insurance

UCLA provides insurance to eligible matriculated UCLA students only. Therefore, it is your sole responsibility to maintain sufficient health, accident, disability, and hospitalization insurance while traveling to and from UCLA, and through your participation in UCLA Summer Sessions.

Regardless of your insurance status, you may be able to access services at the UCLA Arthur Ashe Student Health & Wellness Center at fee-for-service rates as long as you are enrolled and have made a full payment of your summer fees.

SEXUAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND RESPONSE

UCLA is committed to creating and maintaining a community where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in an atmosphere free of sexual harassment and sexual violence. UCLA does not discriminate on the basis of sex or gender, and sexual harassment and sexual violence are prohibited under law and University policy.

Please review the information below regarding how to report incidents of sexual violence or sexual harassment and where to access confidential resources for those who have experienced such harassment or violence or have been accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

Reporting Options

  • All Summer Sessions participants can report incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence to the Title IX office. Please remember that under the UC Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment, employees are obligated to report sexual harassment and sexual violence to the Title IX Coordinator. The Title IX coordinator, Mohammed Cato, is responsible for implementing and enforcing the University’s policies and procedures relating to sexual harassment and sexual violence. The Title IX office is located on the second floor of Murphy Hall. Reports can be made in person, via email at titleix@conet.ucla.edu, online at http://www.sexualharassment.ucla.edu, or by phone at (310) 206-3417.
  • Individuals also have the right to report to law enforcement, and can do so at any time regardless of whether they have filed a report with the University. Visit UCPD at 601 Westwood Plaza or contact them at (310) 825-1491.

Confidential Resources for Harmed Individuals

  • UCLA community members, including Summer Sessions participants, who have suffered sexual violence but may not feel ready to report can turn to the confidential Campus Assault Resources & Education (CARE) Program. CARE is a free, completely confidential resource dedicated to working with survivors of sexual harassment and sexual violence. CARE advocates can provide confidential support to individuals who have been harmed, make connections to medical care and other resources, explain reporting options and provide accompaniment through the reporting and conduct process. CARE Advocates may also be able to facilitate housing needs, academic adjustments and other accommodations. The CARE Program is located on the first floor of Wooden Center West, and online at www.careprogram.ucla.edu. CARE advocates can be reached at advocate@careprogram.ucla.edu or (310) 206-2465.
  • Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) may provide confidential counseling and treatment and a CAPS counselor is available by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at (310) 825-0768. CAPS is located at the Counseling Center on the 2nd floor of Wooden Center West.
  • Anyone who suffers sexual violence can receive confidential services from the Rape Treatment Center (RTC) at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center. The RTC provides comprehensive, free treatment for sexual assault victims, including 24-hour emergency medical care and forensic services, counseling and psychotherapy, advocacy and accompaniment services. Clients visiting the RTC can get a free ride from UCPD or get cab fare reimbursed. The RTC is at 1250 Sixteenth Street, Santa Monica, 90404 or (424) 259-6000.

Resources for Accused Individuals

  • Summer Sessions participants who have been accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment by the Title IX Office can contact the UCLA Summer Sessions at lengle@summer.ucla.edu or (310) 825-1875. Summer Sessions can coordinate with appropriate campus units that can help accused individuals understand their rights, campus and community resources that may be beneficial, as well as the investigation and adjudication process. Summer Sessions is located at 1331 Murphy Hall.  
  • Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) may provide confidential counseling and treatment and a CAPS counselor is available by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at (310) 825-0768. CAPS is located at the Counseling Center on the 2nd floor of Wooden Center West.

Important Dates

JANUARY 8: UCLA Schedule of Classes Available

FEBRUARY 1: Housing Application Available for Academic Courses

FEBRUARY 13: Summer Opportunities Fair

FEBRUARY 15: Academic Course Registration Opens for Visiting Students

MAY 18: Non-UC Student Academic Course Payment Deadline (Enrollment before May 19)

JUNE 22: Non-UC Student Academic Course Payment Deadline (Enrolled May 18 – June 22)

JUNE 25 - AUGUST 24: Session A (9-Week) Academic Courses

JUNE 25 - AUGUST 31: Session A (10-Week) Academic Courses

JUNE 25 - AUGUST 3: Session A (6-Week) Academic Courses

JUNE 25 - AUGUST 17: Session A (8-Week) Academic Courses

JUNE 29: Academic Course Payment Deadline - Session A Impacted Courses (Enrolled June 23 – June 30)

JUNE 29: Impacted Course Refund and Drop Deadline (Session A)

JUNE 29: Academic Course Session A - Last Day to Add on MyUCLA Without Instructor Consent

JULY 4: Independence Day

JULY 6: Academic Course Session A - Deadline to Add Courses Without a Late Add Fee

JULY 6: Nonimpacted Course Refund Deadline (Session A)

JULY 6: Academic Course Payment Deadline - Session A Non-Impacted Courses (Enrolled June 22 – July 6)

JULY 13: Academic Course Session A - Last Day to Add on MyUCLA With a PTE Number

JULY 20: Academic Course 6-Week Session A Grading Basis Change Deadline

JULY 27: Academic Course 8-Week Session A Grading Basis Change Deadline

AUGUST 3: Academic Course 9-Week and 10-Week Session A Grading Basis Change Deadline

AUGUST 3: Academic Course Session C Payment Deadline (Enrolled June 22 – August 3)

AUGUST 6 - SEPTEMBER 14: Session C Academic Courses

AUGUST 10: Academic Course Payment Deadline - Session C Impacted Courses (Enrolled August 3 – August 10)

AUGUST 10: Impacted Course Refund and Drop Deadline (Session C)

AUGUST 17: Nonimpacted Course Refund Deadline (Session C)

AUGUST 17: Academic Course Session C - Deadline to Add Courses Without a Late Add Fee

AUGUST 17: Academic Course Payment Deadline - Session C Nonimpacted Courses (Enrolled August 4 – August 18)

AUGUST 24: Academic Course Session C - Last Day to Add on MyUCLA With a PTE Number

AUGUST 31: Academic Course Session C Grading Basis Change Deadline

SEPTEMBER 3: Labor Day