Independent Summer Program: University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley Summer Session (Online) (1-12 Credits)

This is an independent (non-exchange) learning experience. You may apply directly to the program, and there is no nomination process through the Centre for International Experience. Read more about the independent summer programs (Non-Exchange Opportunities > Summer Experiences).

Transfer Credits:
To qualify for and receive academic credits, you must follow your home faculty’s transfer credit procedures. It is your responsibility to consult with your Faculty Registrar’s office regarding transfer credits for independent summer programs. There may be fees to apply for a transfer credit assessment. Alternatively, you can choose to undertake this opportunity on a not-for-credit basis.

Faculty specific instructions:

Applied Science and Engineering or via email
Arts and Science

For all other Faculties, please consult your Registrar’s Office.

Tuition: Paid directly to the host university.

How to Apply:

1. Apply directly to the host institution and pay tuition to the host institution.
2. If you plan to apply for the transfer credit option, please ensure you follow your home faculty’s transfer credit procedures.
3. Wait for the host institution’s approval.

Academic Transcript from Host Institution: Once you have completed your summer program, ensure that an official transcript is sent directly from the host institution to your U of T faculty’s Transfer Credit Office, not to the Centre for International Experience.

  • Subjects Available at Host: Arts and Science
  • Program Type: Study
  • Accepting Applications: Yes
  • Timeline: Summer, Short-term
  • Country: United States
  • City: Berkeley
  • Institution: University
  • Language of Study: English
  • Level of Study: Undergrad
  • Credit: Varies
  • Open to Programs at UofT: Arts and Science (St. George), Arts and Science (UTM), Arts and Science (UTSC)
  • Tuition & Incidentals: No U of T tuition - tuition paid directly to host institution
  • Program Fees: Students pay program fees to host institution
  • Funding: No funding
  • Eligibility Requirements: Refer to the host institution for more information