Academic Courses: International Students


ACADEMIC COURSES:

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

 

PRE-DEPARTURE CHECKLIST

Use the check-list below to keep track of your progress as you prepare for your Summer Session at UCLA.

  February - March
  • Register for UCLA Summer Sessions at summer.ucla.edu
      Note: Please allow 24 - 48 hours to receive a confirmation e-mail with your UCLA University Identification Number)
  March   Mid-March
  • I-20 Requests sent via e-mail
    • The following documents are required to complete your I-20 Request:
      • Copy of Passport Biographical Page
      • Confidential Financial Statement
      • Proof of Sufficient Funds
      • Proof of English Proficiency
  April:
  • Apply for on-campus housing at housing.ucla.edu, if desired
  • Complete the I-20 Request by:
    • May 1 for Session A
    • June 1 for Session C
  April - May:
  • Schedule an appointment and apply for the F-1 Visa at your local U.S. Embassy/Consulate
    • Note: In most cases, you will need to wait until you have received the I-20 Form in the mail to make an appointment at the U.S. Embassy/Consulate
  • Register with SEVIS and make your payment at fmjfee.com at least 3 days before your visa interview
  • Attend your Visa Interview. Make sure to have all of your documents on the day of your appointment:
    • I-20 Form
    • SEVIS Payment Receipt
    • Valid Passport
    • Financial Documents
  • Make Travel Arrangements:
    • Purchase a plane ticket
    • Make arrangements for transportation to and from the airport
    • If you are arriving early, contact UCLA Housing about early move-in availability or reserve a hotel in the area
  May - September
  • Pay all fees before Friday, May 19th via BruinBill on MyUCLA
    • Note: Failure to pay all tuition fees may result in your courses being dropped for non-payment
  • Sign-up for the mandatory Visa Check-In
    • Thursday, June 29 and Friday, June 30 for Session A
    • Thursday, August 10 and Friday, August 11 for Session C
    • Note: Information regarding the Visa Check-In will be sent via email in May for Session A and July for Session C
  • Complete iSTART@UCLA pre-arrival orientation by:
    • Friday, June 23 for Session A
    • Friday, August 4 for Session C
  • If living on campus, check-in with the UCLA Housing on the Sunday before your courses begin
    • June 25 Session A courses begin
    • August 6 Session C courses begin
    Enjoy UCLA Summer Sessions!

Important Dates

JANUARY 9: UCLA Schedule of Classes Available

FEBRUARY 15: Academic Course Registration Opens for Visiting Students

FEBRUARY 22-22: Summer Opportunities Fair

MAY 1: I-20 Request Submission Deadline for Session A

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

JUNE 1: I-20 Request Submission Deadline for Session C

JUNE 23: iStart Orientation Deadline (Session A) - International Students ONLY

JUNE 23: Non-UC Student Academic Course Payment Deadline (Enrolled May 19 – June 23)

JUNE 26 - AUGUST 18: Session A (8-Week) Academic Courses

JUNE 26 - AUGUST 25: Session A (9-Week) Academic Courses

JUNE 26 - SEPTEMBER 1: Session A (10-Week) Academic Courses

JUNE 26 - AUGUST 4: Session A (6-Week) Academic Courses

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

JUNE 30: Academic Course Session A Impacted Course Refund and Drop Deadline

JUNE 30: Academic Course Session A - Last Day to Add on MyUCLA Without Instructor Consent

JULY 4: Independence Day

JULY 7: Academic Course Session A - Deadline to Add Courses Without a Late Add Fee

JULY 7: Academic Course Session A - Nonimpacted Course Refund Deadline

JULY 7: Academic Course Payment Deadline - Session A Non-Impacted Courses (Enrolled June 23 – July 7)

JULY 14: Academic Course Session A - Last Day to Add on MyUCLA With a PTE Number

JULY 21: Academic Course 6-Week Session A Grading Basis Change Deadline

JULY 28: Academic Course 8-Week Session A Grading Basis Change Deadline

AUGUST 4: Academic Course Session C Payment Deadline (Enrolled June 23 – August 4)

AUGUST 4: iStart Orientation Deadline (Session C) - International Students ONLY

AUGUST 4: Academic Course 9-Week and 10-Week Session A Grading Basis Change Deadline

AUGUST 7 - SEPTEMBER 15: Session C Academic Courses

AUGUST 11: Academic Course Payment Deadline - Session C Impacted Courses (Enrolled August 4 – August 11)

AUGUST 11: Academic Course Session C Impacted Course Refund and Drop Deadline

AUGUST 18: Academic Course Session C Nonimpacted Course Refund Deadline

AUGUST 18: Academic Course Session C - Deadline to Add Courses Without a Late Add Fee

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

AUGUST 25: Academic Course Session C - Last Day to Add on MyUCLA With a PTE Number

SEPTEMBER 1: Academic Course Session C Grading Basis Change Deadline

SEPTEMBER 4: Labor Day