The Open Campus Program, administered by UCSC Extension, allows you to enroll in courses offered on the UC Santa Cruz campus without being formally admitted to a degree program.
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May I take a break in between my studies?
May I travel while my OPT is pending?
What if my program does not offer enough units to be full time this quarter?
What if I cannot study full time due to a medical condition?
When can I apply for a social security number?
How do I qualify for OPT with UCSC Extension?
May I enroll in classes outside of my program?
Do my internship units count towards my certificate?
Does UCSC Extension offer housing?
Am I allowed to do CPT or paid internships during my studies as an F-1 student?
How long will it take to process my international student application to UCSC Extension?
May I travel outside the U.S. while my change of status to F-1 is pending?
How long does it take to receive an F-1 visa? How long does it take to receive a change of status to F-1?
Does my program of interest qualify for OPT and what is the estimated cost and duration of the program?
How do I apply, what documents are needed, and when is the deadline?
Can I pay easily from outside the U.S.?