Nanoscience Lab Summer Institute

The Nanoscience Lab Summer Institute has been cancelled for summer 2021.




Please find below a list of all fees that may apply to you to enroll in the Nanoscience Lab Summer Institute.

2020 Summer Institute Fees

  • Registration Fee: $150.00*
    *This registration fee is assessed one-time per each summer term for any precollege Summer Institute. If you are admitted and will be enrolled at UCLA in Fall 2020, other University fees of $128.80 will be assessed in lieu of the registration fee.
  • Program Fee: $1,390*
    * If you are admitted and will be enrolled at a UC campus in Fall 2020, your program fee will be $1,228.
  • Mandatory Residential Plan Fee: $510, includes housing and two meals per day
  • IEI FEE: $61.00
  • Document Fee*: $50.00
    *If you are participating in UCLA Summer Sessions for the first time or an incoming UCLA undergraduate student, this document fee will be assessed. The one-time document fee covers life-time academic and verification transcripts that do not require special delivery services.


  • Visiting Students (Non-UC): $2,161
  • Fall 2020 UCLA Students: $1,977.80
  • Fall 2020 Other UC Students: $1,999

Please note that a $150.00 nonrefundable deposit will be required in order to reserve your space in the program. This deposit is not an additional fee and will apply toward your summer balance.

Other University fees for UCLA undergraduate students include the following:
  • Ackerman Student Union Fee: $13.20
  • Ackerman/Kerckhoff Seismic Fee: $22.80
  • PLEDGE Fee: $18.84
  • SPARC Fee: $22.80
  • Wooden Center Fee: $7.20
  • Undergraduate Students Association Fee: $45.86

Registration is not complete until the deposit is paid in full. Those who are not prepared to pay can submit their registration form and retrieve registration at another time to make the deposit.

This deposit is not refundable under any circumstances even if you withdraw from the program before it begins. If you withdraw, this deposit will appear as processing fee charge on your BruinBill account.

Payment Deadline

Full summer fees are due no later than 5PM, June 5*. Failure to pay by the payment deadline may result in your space in the program being forfeited.

NOTE: Your bill reflects your enrollment activities. If you make any changes to your enrollments, be sure to monitor your BruinBill to verify any changes in your balance.

Your enrollment in the program is not officially confirmed until you submit full payment of the program fees and all other administrative fees.

*If you register AFTER June 5, you will be prompted to make full payment of all fees excluding any applicable document fee  and IEI fees at the time of online registration. For the document and IEI fee payment, you can follow the same steps listed in PAYMENT METHODS above 1-2 business days after making payment of the full program fees.

Waitlisted Students

If you are waitlisted for a program or waiting for instructor consent, you will not be prompted to make payment until your application is accepted. You will be notified by e-mail with payment instructions.

Payment Methods

Credit Card or Electronic Check (E-Check)

Accepted forms of payment are VISA, MasterCard, Discover, AMEX, or e-check.

  • Log onto MyUCLA (UCLA Logon ID required)
  • At the MAIN MENU under the FINANCES AND JOBS drop-down menu, click on the BRUINBILL link
  • 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 each 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.

Cash, Check, or Money Order

Visit Payment Solutions and Compliance, 1125 Murphy Hall, UCLA to pay in person.

Note: Certain charges may apply to returned checks and credit card charge backs.

Foreign Currency Payment

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

  • Log onto MyUCLA (UCLA Logon ID required)
  • At the MAIN MENU under the FINANCES AND JOBS drop-down menu, click on the BRUINBILL link
  • Once on the BruinBill page, select MAKE A PAYMENT at the top and select PAY WITH FOREIGN CURRENCY

Financial Aid

Summer Scholars Support

Qualified students attending grades 8th – 11th in Spring 2020 in the state of California are eligible for Summer Scholars Support, a need and merit based scholarship offered by the UCLA Summer Sessions Office. A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available to support enrollment in an eligible Precollege Summer Institute.

For more information, visit the Summer Scholars Support page.

Other than Summer Scholars Support, no other financial aid through UCLA Summer Sessions is available to visiting high school students. Please check with your home institution regarding financial aid options.

Program Withdrawal and Refund Policy

Refund Policy

A valid payment of a non-refundable deposit is required to complete registration. This deposit is not refundable under any circumstances.

Program fees and other applicable fees, excluding the non-refundable deposit, are refundable if the program is officially dropped prior to 5PM, JUNE 15 (PDT). In the event of withdrawal prior to the refund deadline, the total refund amount will reflect the non-refundable deposit, appearing as Processing Fee on the BruinBill account.

If the program is dropped after 5PM, June 15 (PDT), all fees are non-refundable and you will be financially liable regardless of attendance. To officially cancel your enrollment, you must access your existing registration online.

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.

Participant Agreement

For a full overview of all terms and conditions for UCLA Summer Institutes, please review the Participant Agreement.









Program Dates

JULY 19 - JULY 24, 2020

JULY 26 - JULY 31, 2020

Important Dates

JULY 19-24: Nanoscience Lab (A)

JULY 26-31: Nanoscience Lab (B)

FEBRUARY 15 - APRIL 1: Summer Scholars Support for California High School Students Application Period

FEBRUARY 15: Registration Opens

MAY 1: Payment due in full

JUNE 15: Refund Deadline - Refund Deadline for Summer Institutes

UCLA Summer Sessions 2021 will be remote. Learn More.