The College Summer Institute is an academic program that combines coursework, academic support services, New Student Orientation, and community-building in one experience.  If you choose to participate in CSI, you will be billed for the entire fee, which includes your courses and all academic programs (including New Student Orientation).

For many students, the cost of CSI actually represents a savings.  The program fee is based on the number of units of coursework taken.  Below you will find an itemized breakdown of costs for the College Summer Institute.

CSI is a program that is eligible for Financial Aid to qualified students. You can find out more on the Financial Aid Web site  . [Students must apply for “UCLA Summer Sessions” award period on MyUCLA  ]

See “Fee Payments and Deadlines” for payment and refund deadlines.

While there is no deposit required to sign up for CSI, if you cancel after registering, you will be assessed a $150 processing fee.

Course Fees
(dependent on how many units are taken; University Studies 10A is an optional third course and is offered at no cost to CSI students)
$2,232 – $2,790
New Student Orientation $285
Campus Fees
(includes student fee referendums )
IEI Fees
(covers technology in the classroom, eg. maintenance of class websites and CCLE)
Document Fee
(All new students are assessed a $165 document fee in their first year; this covers lifetime access to copies of official transcript without a fee. As long as CSI students continue in Fall Quarter, this $50 applies to the total $165)
supplemental fees:
 iStart (required by the Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars)
(mandatory for international students only)
CSI Program fee

(supports social activities and tutoring for CSI courses)

Total $2844.69-$3,402.69

When you register, program, and campus fees will be assessed immediately. New Student Orientation will be billed on July 1.

Full payment for CSI is due July 23rd. If you are receiving financial aid, you must pay any balance that will not be covered by your financial aid disbursement at that time.