All applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the time of check-in to the UCHA. Applications are currently being accepted from full-time UCLA students, Faculty of UCLA only (see below). Full-time UCLA students receive priority consideration.

Non-UCLA students (i.e. SMC, ucla extension, Calstate, etc.), are currently placed on a waitlist for the Winter 2019 quarter.

Please Do Not send more than one application per person. On receipt of an application, the admissions office will contact you within 2-4 weeks (for regular processing), or 5 bussiness days (for Express processing).

All applications must be manually signed and accompanied with proof of student status (i.e. Admission letter, current/valid school ID, I-20 copy etc.), a valid state ID/Driver's licence or passport copy and payment of the application fee. Applications, if emailed, should be attached as a scanned copy (i.e. as an original document/word attachment, PDF, etc.); do not send a photograph of the Application Form or Zip file.

An application is valid for only one academic year (Fall through Summer). Should you not receive admission for the quarter applied for, you may request (in writing/email), for your file to be forwarded for the next quarter's admission consideration (provided that quarter is within the academic cycle). If your request is for a quarter not within the years academic cycle, then an updated application will need to be sent in.

Regular Processing: 2-4 weeks
Express Processing: 5 Business days

Requirements - all persons applying must fulfill one of the following criteria:

  • Be a full-time UCLA undergraduate student (taking 12 quarterly or 12 semester units), Graduate student, PHD student or professional degree program (law, medicine etc.). Applicants/students on OPT (practical training) or those following preparatory language courses are not eligible to apply.
  • Graduate, PhD students or PhD holders, working on a temporary research project at UCLA (full-time salaried/career researchers are not eligible).
  • UCLA staff (faculty) member - teacher in direct relation to the academic education of UCLA students (50% FTE hours or more per week to teaching duties) in courses offered by the UCLA registrar (Other staff need not apply/not eligible).
  • Non-UCLA student - attending full time (12 semester units or 12 quarterly units), an accredited college or university (undergraduate, graduate, associate degree or qualified certificate program). Students following preparatory language courses or those students not meeting the minimum quarterly/semester unit requirement need not apply/not eligible.