Term

Description

Academic Department

UCSC Extension Academic Departments:

  • Biosciences
  • Business and Management
  • Education
  • Engineering and Technology

CEU

Non-credit, non-transferrable, continuing education units

Credit

Academic credit equal to ten hours of instruction

Dean of UCSC Extension

The principal officer at UCSC Extension

Instructor

Teachers under contract with UCSC Extension to teach a course

Instructor Contract

Formal course-by-course agreement entered into by instructors

IT

Information Technology

Main Campus

University of California Santa Cruz, UCSC

Online Team

Online Course Help Desk

Program Chair

Academic program chair; contract employees

Program Director

Head of academic programs, overseeing discipline-specific academic areas

Program Manager (PM)

UCSC Extension staff assigned to scheduling academic programs

UCSC Silicon Valley Extension

The adult/continuing education arm of UC Santa Cruz