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How can I finance my education?
How do I find my classroom for an in-person course?
How do I get a private loan for continuing education?
How do I sign on to Handshake?
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Am I allowed to do CPT or paid internships during my studies as an F-1 student?
Can I pay easily from outside the U.S.?
Does my program of interest qualify for OPT and what is the estimated cost and duration of the program?
Does UCSC Extension offer housing?
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How do I request a transcript?
When will I receive my transcript?
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What Fees Are Non-Refundable?
What happens if my course is cancelled?
What is the refund policy?
When can I drop a course?
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Can I audit?
Can I be put on a waitlist if the class I want is full?
Can I drop and transfer to another section of the same course?
Can I go to the first course without enrolling?
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Can I change my grade option after the course begins?
Can I get my grade early?
Can I receive an Incomplete (I) grade?
Can I receive continuing education units for my course?
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How do I log in to my course / Canvas / Online Classroom?
Live-Online v. Online — What's the difference?
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How do I get a student account username and password?
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Can I get a digital badge for my professional studies?
Can I receive a certificate after completing one course?
How do I know if my course is going to meet remotely?
How long do I have to complete a certificate?
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Can I get a refund if I’m not sick but don’t want to risk a classroom setting?
Does the Anthem health insurance (for international students) cover the coronavirus?
Do I have to wear a mask in class?
Do I need a doctor’s note to miss class, if I’m not feeling well?
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