English Language ProgramsExpand

Non-refundable Program Deposit Deadline: 1 month prior to the program start date. A deposit is required for the 10-Week Intensive ESL before the first quarter of study.

Tuition & Fees Payment Deadline: 7 days prior to the program start date

Late Fees (Non-refundable):

  • 10-Week Intensive ESL: $500

Refund Policy:

  • Cancellations must be requested in writing to ip@ce.uci.edu
  • Prior to the program start date: 100% of refundable fees
  • Prior to the end of the 5th day of classes for 10-Week Intensive ESL: 50% of refundable fees
  • No refunds after the 5th day of classes for 10-Week Intensive ESL
  • No refunds will be given if a student is dismissed

Deadlines

  • The application deadline is 1 month prior to the program start date

Processing Time

  • Once we receive a complete application, we will send you an I-20 and Welcome Guide within 1 week.

Postponement Policy

  • Postponement requests must be made in writing to ip@ce.uci.edu according to the following:
    • Within 16 calendar days of the program start date for the 10-Week Intensive ESL program
  • There is no additional charge for the first postponement only. Any additional postponements for any reason require a new $200 application fee.

Accelerated Certificate ProgramsExpand

Non-refundable Program Deposit Deadline: 1 month prior to the program start date

Tuition & Fees Payment Deadline: 7 days prior to the program start date

Late Fees (Non-refundable): 10% of tuition

Refund Policy:

  • Cancellations must be requested in writing to ip@ce.uci.edu
  • Prior to the program start date: 100% of refundable fees
  • Prior to the end of the 5th day of program: 50% of refundable fees
  • No refunds after the 5th day of program
  • No refunds will be given if a student is dismissed

Deadlines

  • The application deadline is 1 month prior to the program start date

Processing Time

  • Once we receive a complete application, we will send you an I-20 and Welcome Guide within 1 week.

Postponement Policy

  • Postponement requests must be made in writing to ip@ce.uci.edu according to the following:
    • Within 14 calendar days of the program start date for Certificate programs
  • There is no additional charge for the first postponement only. Any additional postponements for any reason require a new $200 application fee and deposit.

Success Through Academics and Research and Academic Study Abroad Programs (STAR/ASAP)Expand

Required Program Deposit Deadline: 15 days after the Acceptance Confirmation Letter is issued. Please visit your chosen program page's "What is the Application Process?" FAQ to view the deposit amount.

Tuition & Fees Payment Deadline: 1 month prior to the program start date

Refund Policy:

  • Cancellations must be requested in writing to star@ce.uci.edu or asap@ce.uci.edu
  • Prior to the program start date: 100% of refundable fees less the Program Deposit. The Program Deposit will be refunded only if the following two conditions are met:
  1. STAR/ASAP Programs is notified at least 14 calendar days before the Program Start Date that the student has been denied a Student Visa;

  2. STAR/ASAP Programs receives (1) the original written documentation from the U.S. embassy or consulate verifying that the Student Visa has been denied and (2) the original Letter of Acceptance (LOA) issued by UCI Division of Continuing Education. Note: Events, including visa freeze, travel ban, and embassy closure will not be accepted as the same as visa denial.

  • If ASAP / STAR cancels or postpones a program intake, students will be encouraged to attend the program at another available term. If the applicant is unable to attend the program at a later term, tuition and fees that have been paid will be refunded, less the non-refundable Application Fee, Deposit, and Document and Administrative Fee.
  • No refunds or tuition credit will be given under any other circumstances.

Enrollment Deferral:

  • Applicants may request a deferral to another Program Start Date by submitting a deferral request in writing to STAR / ASAP Programs at least 14 calendar days before the program start date. Notification under 14 calendar days will result in forfeiting the Program Deposit. Once approved, STAR / ASAP Programs will then issue a new Letter of Acceptance and Form I-20 for admission for a later start date. Deferral will be offered only once to each applicant, and deferral will only be offered for up to one year from the date of the original acceptance offer. Applicants who defer to a later program with higher tuition and fees will be required to pay the corresponding tuition and fees.

Deadlines

  • The application deadline is 1 month prior to the program start date. Applications received after the deadline will be considered on a space-available basis.
  • Cancellations, withdrawals, or late arrivals must be requested in writing to star@ce.uci.edu or asap@ce.uci.edu 14 calendar days prior to the Program Start Date.

Processing Time

  • Once we receive a complete application and program deposit, we will send you an I-20 and Welcome Guide within 2 weeks.

Experience University ResearchExpand

Non-refundable Housing Deposit and Application Fee Deadline: Due with application. An Application Fee is not required for local EUR applicants. A housing Deposit is not required for students who are not applying for housing.

Tuition & Fees Payment Deadline: 1 month prior to the program start date. Materials fees are non-refundable.

Late Fees (Non-refundable): No late fees.

Refund Policy:

  • Cancellations must be requested in writing to ApplyEUR@ce.uci.edu.
  • Prior to the program start date: 100% of refundable fees
  • Prior to the end of the 2nd day of classes: 50% of refundable fees
  • No refunds after the 2nd day of classes.
  • No refunds will be given if a student is dismissed.
  • No other refunds will be given.

InternshipsExpand

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Tuition & Fees Payment Deadline: 5 days prior to the start of the Resume Writing & Interview Workshop. The intern will participate in this workshop during the ACP quarter directly preceding the internship.

Late Fees (Non-refundable): 10% of tuition

Refund Policy:

  • Cancellations must be requested via email to dce-internships@uci.edu
  • Prior to the start of the Resume Writing & Interview Workshop: 100% of refundable fees
  • Prior to the start of the 3rd week of Resume Writing & Interview Workshop: 75% of refundable fees
  • Prior to the start of the Internship Practicum: 50% of refundable fees
  • No refunds after the Internship Practicum start date

Postponement Policy:

  • Postponement requests must be made in writing to dce-internships@uci.edu according to the following:
    • At least 7 days prior to the Internship Practicum start date
    • Exceptions will be made on a case-by-case basis for exceptional circumstances as approved by the Internship Program Office
    • Students may only postpone a maximum of 1 quarter

TEFL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Tuition & Fees Payment Deadline: 14 days prior to the program start date

Late Fees (Non-refundable): No late fees

Refund Policy:

  • Cancellations must be requested in writing to ip@ce.uci.edu
  • Prior to the program start date:  100% of refundable fees
  • Prior to the end of the 5th day of the program: 50% of refundable fees
  • No refunds after the 5th day of the program

UCI Division of Continuing Education reserves the right to cancel, reschedule or combine courses; to alter or discontinue curricula; and to change instructors. We make every effort to offer courses as scheduled. We are committed to notifying enrolled student at least two days prior to the start date of a course in the event a course will be canceled or postponed. Our primary method of communication for these notifications is by email. Please be sure to keep your email address up to date so you are promptly notified of any change related to your course.