4 OUT OF 5 UCLA students will become a Summer Bruin at some point during their undergraduate career in order to graduate on-time or early, pursue a minor or other interests outside their major, save money, and many other reasons. During the summer months, current UCLA students have four different summer experiences to select from:
- Academic Courses
- Online Courses
- Summer Intensive Studies
- College/Professional Summer Institutes
Important Note: UCLA has decided to transition all Summer Session A courses to remote learning only. For more information, visit our Updates and Alerts page.
During the summer, many academic courses that make up UCLA's regular curriculum are offered in two sessions, Session A and Session C . With over 1,000 courses to choose from including GE, Writing II, and major or minor courses, you can have a successful and productive summer no matter where you are headed.
Please find below helpful links to get started with academic courses this summer:
UCLA Online Courses offer you the opportunity to earn credit anytime, anywhere. UCLA academic courses delivered online carry the same unit value and UCLA degree credit and transcripts do not indicate if a class was taken online or on campus.
Please find below helpful links to get started with online courses this summer:
Summer Institutes offer the breadth and depth of UCLA's academic rigor in an intensive, holistic format that allows you to share a unique learning experience.
2020 College Professional Summer Institutes:
- Big Data for Justice Summer Institute (Cancelled for Summer 2020)
- Business of Media, Entertainment, and Sports Summer Institute
- Film and Television Summer Institute (Select one of the following tracks)
- Jumpstart Summer Institute: Introduction to Architecture (Cancelled for Summer 2020)
- Owning Shakespeare Summer Institute
- Technology Leadership Summer Institute
Summer Intensive Studies (SIS)
Important Note: UCLA has decided to transition all SIS courses offered between June 22 and July 31 to remote learning only. For more information, visit our Updates and Alerts page.
Summer Intensive Studies provide a unique opportunity to complete a 10-week course in just three weeks or a three-quarter long series in just nine weeks!