D-4) Continuing Education

Review date: 
February 08, 2018
Responsible office: 
Office of Sponsored Research


  • Programs aimed at improving the professional competence of individuals.
  • These programs include classes, lecture series, conferences, workshops, seminars, short courses, and correspondence courses, whether for credit or non-credit, offered by UCSF to individuals other than students formally registered in the University's degree, certificate, or residency programs.
  • The revenues generated by registration fees, educational grants, etc. must cover total costs of operations, including staff salaries and program expenses.

Exempt from this policy are:

  • Regular summer session programs
  • Cultural events and public lectures sponsored and administered by a department or organized research unit for which no credit is given or fees charged
  • Meetings of learned societies hosted by instructional units
  • Training programs for University staff