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Summer Session

Summer Session is a great way to continue your college education or take courses of special interest to you.

UC San Diego Summer Session logoFacts about Summer Session:

  • Summer Session is divided into 3 sessions:
    • Summer Session I is a 5-week session that begins the third week after the end of Spring Quarter.
    • Summer Session II is a 5-week session that begins the week after the end of Summer Session I.
    • Special Summer Session is used for terms other than 5 weeks, e.g., 2, 3, 6, or 10 weeks long.
    • Note: The School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy Summer Quarter is separate from the Summer Session Office. Contact those schools directly for more information.
  • Attending Summer Session does not entitle you to enroll during the regular academic term.
  • Auditing classes is discouraged and occurs only with an instructor's permission.
  • If you are a visiting student, verify that UCSD credits are transferable to your college or university.

If you plan to attend Summer Session:

UC San Diego Sun God Summer Session illustration / cartoonEligibility and enrollment



Grades and exams

  • See About Grades.
  • View your Academic History to access your grades.
  • UC San Diego students' grades will be posted to their academic records.
  • For an official transcript, see How to Request a Transcript or call (858) 534-3153. For students of other UC campuses, the UC San Diego Registrar's Office will automatically send a transcript to your home address.
  • Final exams are required.