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Transfer Edge

Build a foundation for success before fall quarter begins!

Session I: June 25 - August 4, 2017

Session II: August 6 - September 14, 2017

Full Summer: June 25 - September 14, 2017

Build a foundation for success before fall quarter begins!

Session I: June 25 - August 4, 2017

Session II: August 6 - September 14, 2017

Full Summer: June 25 - September 14, 2017

Enroll

Enroll early (starting Spring 2017) to increase your chances of reserving a spot in your preferred classes, and to give yourself ample time to prepare for your arrival at UCI. Shortly after you enroll, we will send you a confirmation e-mail with information about how to start your UCI career during Summer Session.

Steps Details
#1: SIR Submit your Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) by June 1.
You must be an admitted UCI student planning to attend UCI.
#2: Academics Visit the Academics page to choose your desired courses for Transfer Edge.
#3: Placement Exams If you are planning on taking any math, chemistry, physics, writing or foreign language courses during Transfer Edge, then you should make sure to take the required placement exams as soon as possible. By taking your placement exams soon, you will know what courses (in the above subject areas) to take during Transfer Edge. For more information about placement exams, please visit the UCI Academic Testing Office website. You will also receive follow-up information regarding your placement exams.
#4: Financial Aid (optional) If you would like to be considered for summer financial aid, you must complete both of the following steps by their respective deadlines.The information below is from the 2015-2016 school year. Please check back in Spring 2017 for updates.
  • Submit your 2015-2016 FAFSA by June 30, 2016, though it is recommended that you complete your FAFSA by May 31, 2016 to ensure your record can be successfully submitted.
  • Complete the online Summer Financial Aid Estimator by logging into My Aid by June 16, 2017 to be considered for grant funding.

After May 31, 2016 loans may be available based upon your personal financial situation. In order to be eligible to apply for summer aid, you must enroll in a minimum of six (6) units.

Please note that the 2015-2016 FAFSA that is required for summer aid is last year’s form and is different than the 2016-2017 FAFSA that you may have already completed for fall financial aid. Visit the UCI Financial Aid and Scholarships website for more information about applying for summer financial aid.

If you’ve already filed a 2015-2016 FAFSA, you must make sure UCI is listed, school code = 001314.

The State of California requires that you be told the following: Federal student loans are available to most students regardless of income and provide a range of repayment options including income-based repayment plans and loan forgiveness benefits, which other education loans are not required to provide.
#5: Enroll Transfer Edge: Submit your completed Transfer Edge enrollment form to the UCI Summer Session office. Enrollment opens in Spring.
  • Transfer Edge Enrollment Form for Session I due by June 9
  • Transfer Edge Enrollment Form for Full Summer due by June 9
  • Transfer Edge Enrollment Form for Session II due by July 21
Transfer Edge International: Complete the Transfer Edge International Enrollment Form (available Spring 2017). Deadline is June 16th. If you will need an F-1 student visa to study at UC Irvine, your I-20 documentation or F-1 visa transfer will be processed by the UCI International Center. The start date of your I-20 can be changed to August 6 once your Transfer Edge International enrollment form and payment are received and processed by our office. Follow the instructions given in your UCI Admissions correspondence. It is the student’s responsibility to complete the necessary steps to obtain a visa with UC Irvine.

If you plan to be on campus during the week, you may drop the form off in person (Building #231 on the UCI campus map). Our office is open 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday.

You may also mail your Transfer Edge enrollment form to:
UCI Summer Session
Transfer Edge
PO Box 6050
Irvine, CA 92616
#6: Confirmation
Look for a confirmation email from the UCI Summer Session office. This email will confirm your enrollment in the program. You should expect to receive this email within 7-10 business days from the time we receive your registration.
#7: Housing
(optional)
If you want to live on-campus during Transfer Edge be sure to indicate that you are interested in on-campus housing in your enrollment information. Instructions to enroll will be included within our program confirmation (sent by email).
#8:
Health Insurance (optional)
VOLUNTARY ENROLLMENT IN STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN (UC SHIP)
Enrollment in Transfer Edge does not include medical or other types of insurance. Students may enroll in the Voluntary Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP) depending on your Summer Session program dates:
Session I: June 25 – August 4, 2017
Full Summer: June 25 – September 14, 2017
Session II: August 6 – September 14, 2017
Learn more on the UC SHIP website

Please note that all registered UCI students are automatically enrolled, beginning their first Fall quarter (Fall 2017), in the University of California Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP) in fall, winter, spring and summer terms. The UC SHIP fee will be included in your Fall 2017 registration fees, but is not included in your preceding Summer 2017 registration fees.

Enrolled Transfer Edge students will receive additional information regarding enrollment in the Summer Session Voluntary UC SHIP within our program confirmation (sent by e-mail). If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office by phone at (949) 824-7649 or by e-mail at summer-transfer@uci.edu

We look forward to having you on campus in the summer and are certain that you will find it rewarding!

Transfer Edge is for all new students who will be entering UCI as transfers in Fall 2017. There are two pathways; see which of them is best for you.
Program Dates
Session I: June 25 - August 4, 2017
Full Summer: June 25 - September 14, 2017
Session II: August 6 - September 14, 2017
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