Transfer - New Student Checklist

Fall Quarter 2018

The transition to UCLA will be smoother if you make thoughtful and timely decisions. This checklist will guide you through the process.

Step 1: Accept admission, apply for honors and housing [April-May]

Step 2: Plan for New Student Orientation, supply needed information [June-July]

Action Item Deadline
Report changes in your academic record or mailing address as needed, before the end of your last pre-UCLA class
Request your I-20 to obtain your student visa [international students only, F-1 and J-1 visas] after you accept your offer of admission
Complete your Pre-Orientation Planner Survey [required to sign up for Orientation] before June 4, 2018
Sign up for New Student Orientation - signups begin: June 4, 2018
Apply for your BruinCard two weeks before you attend Orientation
Send us official transcripts through Spring 2018 July 1, 2018
Apply for parking July 20, 2018

Step 3. Attend New Student Orientation, enroll in classes [July-September]

Action Item Timeline
Enroll in your fall quarter classes at Orientation
Get your first UCLA Degree Audit at Orientation

Step 4. Prepare for classes [September-November]

Action Item Deadline
Send us official transcripts for Summer 2018 course work [if taken] September 1, 2018
Take the English as a Second Language Placement Exam [if required]
September, 2018
Exam dates to be determined
Pay tuition and other fees September 20, 2018
Enroll in or waive UC Student Health Insurance Plan [UC SHIP] September 20, 2018
Welcome Week September 20 - 27, 2018
Fall quarter classes begin September 27, 2018
Complete the online Mandatory Health Requirement October 1, 2018
Submit your immunization history through the Ashe Secure Portal November 1, 2018

Other important things to know before you enroll . . .