Through all of our planning efforts, our goals are to strengthen our community connections, prioritize public health and wellbeing, promote equitable access to education, and commit to high quality instruction and student support.”
— UCSC Chancellor Cynthia Larive


April 14, 2021

UCSC professional education courses continue virtually for spring 2021

We're continuing our all-virtual, classroom experience with live instruction, plus online, self-paced courses through spring 2021. As we navigate the changing horizon for in-person classroom instruction, we'll be sure to let you know our plans for for the future.

Check back soon for updates about the summer and fall schedules.

You have your choice

Unfortunately we can't yet determine when we will include a return to onsite classes. Our plan is to open for onsite instruction as soon as we can safely accommodate you and meet state and county health guidance.

We will be in touch. If you are not sure you're on our mailing list and would like to receive updates, please sign up to receive the latest news.

Business Hours

Due to the current shelter in place order, the UCSC Silicon Valley campus has moved administrative operations to remote locations, but we are definitely still here if you need us.

Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. except holidays. See our Academic Calendar for more information.

If you need to pick up documents or gain access to the building to teach a remote class, please contact Debbie Medeiros, our Operations Manager, by telephone or by email to make an appointment.

International Student Information—Health Insurance

International students on the UCSC Silicon Valley Anthem Blue Cross plan are covered if they contract the coronavirus. It will be covered like any other illness.

Stay safe and take good care. And, keep learning!


FAQ relating to the coronavirus at Extension

Please visit our FAQ page on the coronavirus.

Remote Learning & Online Courses

Please visit our new for a Remote Learning Opportunities page for general information about our live-online courses and our self-paced online learning courses.

Informational Resources

Santa Clara County Public Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UC Santa Cruz Main Campus Response

Top Image: CDC illustration of virus, named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). CDC/ Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM