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Why Take Academic Courses?

During the summer, UCLA welcomes high school students , as well as college students and working professionals. We invite you to study in a welcoming environment that appreciates diversity and global perspectives.

Students must be at least 15 years of age by the first day of summer to enroll in academic courses. High school students who are 14 years of age or older may participate in our Precollege Summer Institutes.

High school students enrolled in academic courses may apply for housing through UCLA Housing Services.

Over 600+ unique academic courses, are offered during the summer in four sessions, Session A, B, C, and D .

2021 Session Schedule for Academic Courses
Session A 3 weeks June 21, 2021 July 9, 2021
Session A 6 weeks June 21, 2021 July 30, 2021
Session A 8 weeks June 21, 2021 August 13, 2021
Session A 9 weeks June 21, 2021 August 20, 2021
Session A 10 weeks June 21, 2021 August 27, 2021
Session B 3 weeks July 12, 2021 July 30, 2021
Session C 3 weeks August 2, 2021 August 20, 2021
Session C 6 weeks August 2, 2021 September 10, 2021
Session D 3 weeks August 23, 2021 September 10, 2021

Whether you are trying to get into that impacted course you couldn't during the academic year, exploring your career options, completing those last few courses to graduate, or even taking your first college course as a high school student, UCLA Summer Sessions is here to help you with the next step in your academic career.

Join the tens of thousands of students who have reported that UCLA Summer Sessions is an invigorating and unforgettable experience academically, culturally, and socially. You will have an experience that will challenge and inspire you.


Get Started with Academic Courses

If you are ready to plan your summer at UCLA, click on the link that best describes your student type. Each page contains information on registration, enrollment, fees, payment, refund, academic policies such as grades, and more, applicable to the designated student population.

Academic Courses: UCLA Students

Academic Courses: UC Students

Academic Courses: US Students

Academic Courses: International Students

Academic Courses: U.S. High School Students

Academic Courses: International High School Students

If you already have all the information you need and you're ready to enroll in academic courses, registration for 2020 is now open.




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