Summer Discovery RMP/SRA Residence Description

Updated: 3/31/22

The fees for the residential option of the UCSB Research Mentorship Program and Summer Research Academies are collected separately. Summer Discovery will collect the Housing and Meal fees as described below, and UCSB will collect the Tuition and Program fees.

The Housing and Meal fee include: Housing, comprehensive welcome orientation and ice-breakers, 3 meals daily while on campus (2 on weekends), use of athletic and recreation facilities, activities and trips, transportation for included activities, blanket and pillow.

Please note: the Housing and Meal fees, and Tuition and Program fees are collected separately and may not have the same payment schedule.

Cost Breakdown: 

RMP Residential
  • $75 Application Fee (non-refundable fees collected by UCSB)
  • $250 Enrollment Deposit (non-refundable fees collected by UCSB; applied to the Tuition and Program Fees)

  • $4,700 Tuition and Program Fees (fees collected by UCSB)

  • $1,500 Residential Enrollment Deposit (fees collected by Summer Discovery; applied to the Housing and Meals Fees)

  • $6,299 Housing and Meal Fees (fees collected by Summer Discovery)

  • $95 Student ID/technology fee (fees collected by Summer Discovery)

SRA Residential
  • $75 Application Fee (non-refundable fees collected by UCSB)
  • $200 Enrollment Deposit (non-refundable fees collected by UCSB; applied to the Tuition and Program Fees)
  • $2,300 Tuition and Program Fees (fees collected by UCSB)
  • $1,500 Residential Enrollment Deposit (fees collected by Summer Discovery; applied to the Housing and Meals Fees)
  • $5,099 Housing and Meal Fees (fees collected by Summer Discovery)
  • $95 Student ID/technology fee (fees collected by Summer Discovery)

Residential Enrollment Deposit

To be fully enrolled in your residential summer program, you must enroll with Summer Discovery. Residential enrollment consists of digitally signing the residential terms and conditions and a deposit that goes against the Housing and Meal fees. Shortly after enrolling with UCSB, an email will be sent by Summer Discovery with instructions on how to complete the residential enrollment. The enrollment must be completed by April 1. After April 1, enrollment must be completed 10 days after the email from Summer Discovery has been sent. 

The balance of the Housing and Meal Fees is due by April 20th, 2022.

Read more about the Summer Discovery payment information by clicking here.

Summer Discovery Cancellation

The balance of the tuition, optional fees, and airline fees (if applicable) are due by April 1, or upon enrollment if enrolling after April 1. Full payment must be received by April 1 to guarantee enrollment status. All cancellations must be submitted in writing to SUMMER DISCOVERY.  

  • Cancellation for any reason prior to March 1, 2022 will result in a full refund minus the application fee and any optional tuition travel protection insurance.
  • $500 cancellation fee after March 1 until April 1 plus any optional tuition travel protection insurance, and the cost of any non-refundable airline ticket issued by Musiker Travel.
  • $1,500 cancellation fee after April 1 until May 1 plus any optional tuition travel protection insurance, and the cost of any non-refundable airline ticket issued by Musiker Travel.
  • $2,500 cancellation fee after May 1 until June 1 plus any optional tuition travel protection insurance, and the cost of any non-refundable airline ticket issued by Musiker Travel. 
  • There are no refunds for cancellation after June 1. 

COVID-19 Policy

For the most up to date information on Summer Discovery's COVID-19 policy, please refer to the COVID-19 Updates page by clicking here.

Please note: the Summer Discovery policies may differ from that of UCSB. 

Insurance

Preserve your educational and travel investment – and your peace of mind – with optional tuition and travel protection plans. Review the Tuition/Travel Protection plans offer by Summer Discovery by clicking here.

Please Note: this insurance covers the Housing and Meal fees and cannot be applied to the Tuition and Program fees collected by UCSB.

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