UC Merced Extension is committed to offering access to quality academic, professional and personal enrichment opportunities in a variety of delivery methods to meet the needs of continuing students, professionals and modern learners. Extension seeks to inspire an interest in and commitment to life-long learning by providing innovative and practical education experiences to help people improve their lives and reach their full potential. UC Merced Extension strives to make research and discovery real and applicable in the daily lives of people in the community and region.
When will Extension courses be available?
Extension already offers access to regular UC Merced courses during fall and spring semesters through concurrent enrollment. More information on concurrent enrollment may be found online.
The general public may enroll in courses directly through Summer Session.
New Extension educational opportunities will be available for enrollment as early as summer 2016.
What is Extension?
Extension will offer access to regular academic courses (fall and spring semesters), non-credit, professional development courses and personal enrichment courses to the general public.