UCR ExtensionUCR Extension

New & Future Students

Meeting the educational needs of the community

UCR Extension focuses on meeting the educational needs of the community. Whether for career advancement, career change, teacher training, or general interest, Extension courses are always open to everyone. A college degree is not required to attend UCR Extension.

Ready to get started? You can search for a class in our online catalog or review over 90 certificate and credential programs

Or you can request a free printed catalog.

How to EnrollHow to Enroll

We make it easy for you to get started at UCR Extension, with four ways to enroll in a class:

  • Online: browse our online catalog. We accept MasterCard, VISA and Discover. You will receive e-mail confirmation of your online enrollment.
  • By phone: call (951) 827-4105 or toll-free (800) 442-4990 to register. We accept MasterCard, VISA and Discover.
  • By mail: complete the enrollment form. Don't forget your check or VISA/MasterCard/Discover authorization. Use a separate sheet for each person enrolling.
  • In person: come to the UCR Extension Center, 1200 University Avenue. Check our locations page for registration hours and directions.

Online StudyOnline Study

Commuting not an option? No problem! Join the hundreds of people who have taken classes and earned certificates through our online classes. All it requires is a computer with an internet connection, a modern Web browser, speakers or headphones (and a microphone for live webcast courses), and an e-mail address. Learn more about this exciting learning option.

Over 50? Look into OsherOver 50

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute offers more than 30 courses each quarter, held during the day, Monday-Friday, in arts, science, history, computing and many other areas. Members enjoy noncredit courses with no tests, grades or entrance requirement. Learn more about the Osher program.

One-Day Courses

UCR Extension offers several one-day courses through out the year. Visit our course page to see what classes are coming up.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Contact Information

UC Riverside Extension Center
1200 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507-4596

UCR Extension Center

Tel: Work(951) 827-4105 or Toll-Free(800) 442-4990 toll-free
Fax: Fax(951) 827-7273