Concurrent Enrollment
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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 Students who were dismissed from the University of California or who have withdrawn from a UC while on academic or disciplinary probation are not eligible for concurrent enrollment.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 858-534-3420 for more information.

Fees

For UC Undergraduates only, course fees are $271 per unit. For all other visiting students (e.g. US college/university student, high school, UCSD alumni) course fees are $339 per unit. Course fees are subject to change without notice.

Some Biology, Chemistry, and Physics 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. Forms can be picked up from the Student Services office, Bldg. C at the UCSD Extension Complex.
  4. Students must obtain the instructor's signature or department stamp on the enrollment form to enroll. Requirements vary by department:
    1. Department stamp AND instructor signature:
      Anthropology, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering (CSE), Electrical & Comp. Engineering (ECE) Undergraduate courses, Family & Preventative Medicine Undergraduate courses (FPMU), International Relations/Pacific Studies (IRPS), Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE), Mathematics, Nanoengineering, Physics, Psychology, SIO Graduate and upper division courses, Structural Engineering, Theatre Undergraduate courses, Visual Arts
    2. Department stamp ONLY:
      Bioengineering, Chemistry, Cognitive Science, Economics, History, International Studies, Political Science, Undergraduate Rady School of Management
    3. Any department not listed above must have instructor signature.
  5. Return the completed form to the Student Services office, Bldg. C at the UCSD Extension Complex, by the published deadlines. Students have two weeks to turn in the completed form. (Three weeks for classes requiring a department stamp.) Late fees will be enforced the following day. The enrollment period for the Concurrent Enrollment program is only open during the first three weeks of Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters. Exceptions will be approved and documented by management and/or Concurrent Coordinator. For summer quarter enrollments, please contact the UCSD Summer Session Office.
  6. Payment is due at the time of enrollment. Please have full payment for the course ready when the form is turned it. Accepted method of payments: major credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club), cash, check, or money order.
Non-immigrant International Students

Are you a non-immigrant international student who needs to be enrolled into full-time studies to satisfy a visa requirement or to further your educational goals? If you are a non-immigrant international student and you would like to enroll in a full-time study program of university credit-bearing classes, visit University and Professional Studies (UPS) or contact ipinfo@ucsd.edu for details.

The UPS program is for non-immigrant international students who wish to take a full-time load of university and university extension credit-bearing courses. If you are unsure of whether or not you need to be enrolled into a full-time program to maintain the requirements of your visa, please contact our Immigration Advisor, Olga Piro, at opiro@ucsd.edu.

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 Pay Stations located in parking lots or at the Gilman parking structure Transportation Office. Learn more about parking at UC San Diego.

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.