Qualified students attending grades 8th – 11th in Spring 2020 in 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.
Earn college credit while advancing your skills in an area of study
Programs with a mandatory residential plan provide an opportunity to experience college residential life. Programs designated as optional housing allow students to choose their summer housing preference through the registration form.
Participants are housed in our UCLA residential community, the Hill, designed to support the academic success and personal growth of our students with state-of-the-art study spaces and amenities. Olympic Hall on the Hill is conveniently located within easy walking distance of classrooms, libraries, sports facilities, and world-renowned art and cultural happenings. The residential plan features two meals a day in our award-winning UCLA dining halls, ranked #1 Best College Food in America by Niche.
Please visit the Campus Services and Housing page for more information.
Nonresidential programs allow students to join our UCLA community without any additional residential expenses. For programs meeting on campus, participants may access a vast array of UCLA facilities and resources outside of program activities. Among these include numerous cafes and dining areas, botanical and sculpture gardens, open lawn, and outdoor sitting areas to study, connect, and recharge.
Explore our world-renowned Center for the Art of Performance as well as the Fowler and Hammer museums to see fascinating art exhibits, forums, lectures and screenings. UCLA offers endless of ways to expand your creative horizons. For details and additional information including supervision, see Parent/Guardian FAQ.
2022 Precollege Summer Institutes
Acting and Performance Summer Institute
Applications of Nanoscience Summer Institute
Art Summer Institute
July 18, 2022 – July 29, 2022
Camera Acting Summer Institute
July 10, 2022 – July 23, 2022
Computer Science Summer Institute – Intermediate Track
Computer Science Summer Institute – Introductory Track
Critical Thinking Summer Institute
Design Innovation Summer Institute – Costume Design
Design Media Arts Summer Institute
Economics Summer Institute
Engineering Design Summer Institute
July 17, 2022 – August 6, 2022
Film and Television Summer Institute – Cinematography
Film and Television Summer Institute – Digital Filmmaking
July 24, 2022 – August 6, 2022
Film and Television Summer Institute – Media Parks: The Cinematic and Televisual History of Theme Parks
Film and Television Summer Institute – Writing for TV: Big Ideas for the Small Screen
July 11, 2022 – July 30, 2022
Game Lab Summer Institute
July 24, 2022 – August 6, 2022
Hip Hop / Street Dance Summer Institute
Immersive International Studies Summer Institute
July 18, 2022 – July 22, 2022
International Development Summer Institute
Introduction to Investments Summer Institute
Mock Trial Summer Institute
Model United Nations Summer Institute
Musical Theater Summer Institute
Nanoscale Microscopy Lab Summer Institute
Nanoscience Lab Summer Institute
August 1, 2022 – August 5, 2022
Political Science Summer Institute
Python for Economics and Finance Summer Institute
Sci | Art Lab + Studio Summer Institute
July 11, 2022 – July 22, 2022