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Transfer Edge

Build a foundation for success before fall quarter begins!

Session II: August 1 - September 9, 2020

Build a foundation for success before fall quarter begins!

Session II: August 1 - September 9, 2020

Enrollment for 2020 is now closed.

To enroll in general summer session coursework, click here.

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) Financial Aid is available for students enrolling in summer courses for 2020. Please visit our Financial Aid page for more information.


Steps Details
#5: Enroll Transfer Edge: Submit your completed Transfer Edge enrollment form to the UCI Summer Session office:
    Transfer Edge Enrollment Online Application for Session II due by July 15, 2020 for all students.
International Students: International Students do not need an F-1 visa to participate in Transfer Edge as we are offering our program online and remotely. If you will need an F-1 student visa to study at UC Irvine when you arrive to campus, your I-20 documentation or F-1 visa transfer will be processed by the UCI International Center. Contact their office to confirm additional steps, if any, to transfer your I-20 to UC Irvine. Follow the instructions given in your UCI Admissions correspondence. It is your responsibility to complete the necessary steps to obtain your visa with UC Irvine.

After Enrolling

Steps Details
#6: Confirmation & Welcome E-mail
After successfully enrolling in Transfer Edge, you will receive a confirmation e-mail from our office. Within 7-10 days of receiving your confirmation e-mail, you should expect to receive an additional Welcome E-mail containing a comprehensive list of next steps to complete before Transfer Edge begins.
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) to receive coverage during Transfer Edge:
Session II: August 1 – September 10, 2020
Learn more on the UC SHIP website

Enrolled Transfer Edge students will receive additional information regarding enrollment in the Summer Session Voluntary UC SHIP within your Welcome 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

Please note that all registered UCI students are automatically enrolled, beginning their first fall quarter (fall 2020), 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 2020 registration fees, but is not included in your preceding summer 2019 fees.