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Triton Registration Installment Plan (TRIP): FAQ

In the right place? If you need to know basic TRIP information, see Triton Registration Installment Plan (TRIP) for a description of the plan.

The questions and answers below can help you understand how TRIP works:

Q: How will I know if I'm approved?

A: You will receive an e-mail confirmation when you're approved and TRIP has been applied on your account.

Q: Can I apply if I have a hold on my account?

A: No, you must clear all payment holds before you apply for TRIP. To check for holds, click the Holds link under Tools in the left column.

Q: Can I sign up for TRIP if I am a financial aid recipient?

A: Yes. TRIP works well if you are expecting a late award, or if you don't receive enough aid to pay for all your fees.

Q: When are installments due?

A: See the list of billing due dates.

Q: How much will my installments be?

A: Follow these steps to calculate your installments:

  1. Combine all of your student registration fees, including your college activity fee and your health insurance fee, if applicable.
  2. Divide by 3.
  3. Add the $30 (California resident) or $45 (nonresident) application fee.

The total is the amount of your first installment. The amount remaining after your first payment will be billed in two equal installments during the quarter.

Q: How can I cancel TRIP?

A: If you'd like to cancel TRIP midquarter, go to TRIP online. If the TRIP fee was already applied to your account for the current quarter, you will not receive a refund.

More questions?

E-mail TRIP or call (858) 822-4727.

Triton Registration Installment Plan (TRIP)