2018 SPIS Application

2018 SPIS will consider applications from all 2018 UC San Diego freshmen who are admitted to one of the following majors.
  • Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Bioinformatics majors in the CSE Department
  • Computer Engineering majors in the ECE Department
  • Math/CS majors the Mathematics Department
  • Data Science majors
In addition, we will consider applications from a small of number of other freshmen who would like to explore computer science and engineering.
  • All students are required to complete the 2018 SPIS application. Application will be open starting April 14th, 2018 and its deadline is May 14, 2018.
  • Only a limited number of students will  be admitted to 2018 SPIS. Students who will benefit most from the program will be given preference.
  • Students are expected to pay a total fee of $2,250 to cover the instructional, housing and dining expenses as well as books, supplies, and event expenses.

    This low fee has been possible due to generous contributions from the Qualcomm Institute and the CSE Department.

  • A number of scholarships (based on financial hardship) are available to partially cover the cost of the $2,250 fee.
  • Participants will live in UC, San Diego campus housing for the entire duration of the program.
  • The program runs for five weeks from August 5th through September 7th, 2018.
  • If you have any questions about the program, please send email to Professor Mohan Paturi at paturi@cs.ucsd.edu with a brief statement about your interest and academic background.

Mailing Address for Fee Payment and Correspondence

Summer Program for Incoming Students
Attn: Mohan Paturi
Computer Science and Engineering, UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive #0404
La Jolla, CA 92093-0404