We are transitioning to an online application! Say goodbye to paper applications and welcome our new student and partner-friendly online application platform.
Here's a quick guide to get you started:
Ready to embark on your academic journey? Click the link below to begin your application.
Student Application - https://apply-des.ucsd.edu
For step-by-step instructions, refer to the student application manual.
For Agents and Partners:
Are you an agent or partner who needs to submit an application on behalf of a client? Click the link below to access the Agent Portal.
Agent Portal - https://apply-des.ucsd.edu/portal/agent
- First-time users: Please reach out to email@example.com to receive your login credentials.
- For new agents: our Business Development team will guide you through the onboarding process. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know you are interested in becoming an agent partner.
For Other Third Parties (Parents, Guardians, Family, and Friends.):
Helping a student with their application? Here's how you can get started:
- First-Time Users: Create an account by visiting our Third-Party Account Creation link. After creating an account, you'll be directed to the application portal automatically.
- Returning Users: If you already have an account, proceed to start a new application or return to an existing one by visiting UC San Diego Division of Extended Studies International Programs.
For detailed application instructions, check out the third-party application manual.
Our paper-based applications will be accepted until April 30, 2024, to accommodate pending applications and agent onboarding. Starting May 1, 2024, we'll exclusively accept online applications.
Ready to take the next step? Start your application and unlock a world of opportunities!
You may still use one paper-based application to enroll in many programs. Please check the admission requirements for each program you wish to apply to and include all required supporting documents. Unsure of which application to use? Email us at email@example.com.
Use this form if you are applying only for English as a Second Language (ESL) programs and any professional certificate program.
Use this form to take university classes during the academic year through UPS. You may also use this form if your studies include an ESL program before or after UPS.
Use this form to apply to the live online Conversation and Conversation and Fluency programs.