Fall Hours • COVID-19 Update

The Silicon Valley Campus is open 4–9:30 p.m. on Monday–Friday and 8 a.m.–5 p.m. on Saturday.

All campus visitors must be vaccinated, wear a mask, & submit a COVID symptom check. Visit our COVID page for updates.

International Frequently Asked Question

How do I qualify for OPT with UCSC Extension?

To qualify for OPT with our programs, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Have finished or be on track to finish a professional certificate program
  • Be completing a minimum of 3 consecutive quarters of full time study (12 units per quarter, except in the final quarter)
  • Be on valid F-1 status at the time of applying for OPT. 

You can learn more about OPT requirements by visiting our Internships & OPT Page.