Concurrent Enrollment
UC San Diego Extension
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UCSD Extension Concurrent Enrollment

Eligibility

Enrollment is open to anyone who has completed high school. Students currently attending high school should consult their high school principal or counselor to obtain written approval, which must accompany their registration card. The approval must be signed by a school official on school letterhead. Students who were dismissed from the University of California or who have withdrawn from a UC while on academic or disciplinary probation are not eligible for concurrent enrollment. Please contact 858-534-0424 for more information.

Fees

Course fees are $271. per unit and are subject to change without notice. Some Biology and Chemistry courses may require a mandatory $75 lab fee in addition to the course fee. Courses utilizing Academic Computing Services (ACS) will be subject to a mandatory non-refundable $50 charge per course. There are no discounts for the concurrent program. UCSD Extension does not offer financial aid to concurrent students.

Enrollment Process and Payments
  1. Review the concurrent enrollment deadlines
  2. Students will select courses using the schedule of classes found on TritonLink
  3. Pick up or print out a concurrent add form and take it to the first class meeting. Students must obtain the instructor's signature or department stamp on the enrollment form to enroll. Students enrolling in Anthropology, Bioengineering, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science Engineering, Economics, Electrical & Comp. Engineering, History, IRPS, International Studies, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Making of the Modern World (MMW), Nanoengineering, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Rady Undergraduate, Structural Engineering, and Visual Arts must obtain both a signature and departmental stamp of approval.
  4. Return the form to the Student Services office, Bldg. C Extension Complex. Students have two weeks to turn in the enrollment form (three weeks for Biology, Chemistry, Economic, History, International Studies, IRPS, Physics, Political Science, Structural Engineering, and Undergrad Rady School). Late fees will be enforced the following day. Exceptions will be approved and documented by management and/or Concurrent Coordinator.
  5. Once the enrollment form has been processed-payment is required. Method of payments accepted are: major credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club), cash, check or money order.
  6. No UCSD employee discounts will apply for Concurrent enrollment. The enrollment period for the Concurrent Enrollment program is only open during the first three weeks of Fall, Winter, and Spring quarter. Add requests made after third week will be subjected to department approval. For Summer Sessions, please contact the UCSD Summer Session Office.
Admission to the University of California and non-matriculated students

Participating in a UC San Diego Extension educational program does not in itself provide preference in admission to the University of California degree programs. Students interested in applying to UC degree programs should refer to the UC Admissions website or the admissions office of the UC campus they wish to attend for details about the admissions process.

Course Restrictions

Individual study classes numbered 197, 198, 199, 298, 299 or seminars require special approval. Students must attain an instructor signature and departmental stamp approval on the Concurrent Enrollment registration card and department petition form.

Disability Support Services

UCSD Extension concurrent enrollment provides academic support services to students with qualifying and documented disabilities. Learn more about disability support services.

Drops/Withdrawals

Student may withdraw from concurrent courses in accordance with the deadlines. To change or withdraw from a course, students will need to submit the request in writing. Failure to file a drop request will result in an "F' for the course. Non-attendance in class or notifying the instructor does not constitute official course withdrawal.

ID Cards/Library Privileges

You may purchase a student affiliate ID card for $15. This will allow you library privileges when accompanied with a ID card receipt. Learn more on the UCSD's Libraries.

Parking

Students are responsible for purchasing a parking permit or using metered space, except on weekends when parking is free. Permits may be purchased at the Gilman parking structure. Evening permits can be purchased through the UCSD Extension Student Services office. Learn more about parking at UCSD.

Policies

Concurrent students earn full academic credit and participate in courses as regular UCSD students, subject to the same conditions, requirements, and standards. Unless enrolling on a non-credit basis, students may take courses either for a letter grade or Pass/No Pass grade (pass is a C- or better). Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading is intended for use for graduate level classes only.

Concurrent Students may take up to 18 units per quarter. Additional units may be obtained by petition.

Refunds

Refunds will be granted minus a $25.00 processing fee for each course if the refund request is submitted by the refund deadline. Tech and lab fees are non-refundable. Refund request must be submitted in writing either in person or email concurrent@ucsd.edu.

Transcripts

UCSD Extension maintains a transcript for each student, listing all completed course, grades and credit earned. Transcripts must be requested in writing and cost $15 per copy.

Transferabiltiy

Concurrent units are transferable to many academic institutions. Units transferred to UCSD will be accepted as unit credit toward graduation but will not be averaged into a student's UCSD grade-point average.