Mission Statement

The central mission of UCR University Extension is to offer exceptional educational experiences and lifelong learning opportunities for all ages, backgrounds, and cultures. We adhere to the highest quality educational standards of the University of California. Courses are taught by real-world professionals and our programs integrate academic rigor with practical knowledge in unique ways. The use of diverse learning technologies and our flexible access formats help provide tailored solutions to individualized learner needs.


Our vision is to transform people's lives through the power of lifelong learning.​

Core Values

  • Exceptional Education
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Diversity
  • UC Gold Standard
  • Real-World Knowledge
  • Flexibility and Accessibility