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Application Process

Application Period: March 19 to July 24, 2018


Step 1.  Apply Online

Non-SCU, Non-Degree seeking SCU and incoming fall 2018 transfer students, SCU alumni, and SCU graduate students must complete and submit the 2017 Summer Sessions Visiting Student Application. Please note: verification of enrollment/good standing, including a cumulative grade point average of "C" or better from the student's home institution, must be provided to Santa Clara University. Applicants are able to upload their transcript to the application.  The application fee of $80 is due upon submission of the application to new Summer students. Applications are processed in the order in which they are received. Applications take approximately 3-5 business days to be processed.

Application Submission Verification: Every student who submits an application will receive an email acknowledging successful submission of the application once the application fee (if applicable) has been processed. 

Receive eCampus Notification: After the Office of the Registrar has processed the application, first-time students will receive an email notification with SCU eCampus ID and password information. Returning students will receive an email notification providing information on how to obtain their SCU eCampus ID and reset their password.  eCampus ID and password notification are sent to the email address provided by the student on the online application.

Welcome Email: Summer Sessions will send a welcome email to all accepted students. This email will contain information on how to make pay their tuition deposit.

Please note that this is the only correspondence students will receive at their preferred email address.  All future email correspondence will be sent to the student's SCU Gmail account.

Step 2.  Pay Tuition Deposit (After Students Have Received The Welcome Email)

Beginning June 18, students are required to prepay their tuition before the University will register them for a summer course.

A deposit of $2,736 (the amount for a 4-unit course) must be paid before registering for classes. The $2,726 deposit will be credited toward tuition and used to decrease the amount billed.  Students can use eCampus to pay the deposit. To make your deposit:

  1. Log into eCampus
  2. Click on the "View Bill/Make Payment" link under the Bursar Office Menu
  3. Review billing statement and click "Make a Payment" to remit payment
  4. Click the "Pre-payment Box" and enter the required deposit amount ($2,736), then click "Continue"
  5. Enter your banking information and complete instructions to remit a successful payment

Any remaining balance will be billed and due on the 21st of the same month. Billing is done electronically; therefore, please be sure to review your SCU Gmail account for billing notifications.