FAQs

WHAT ARE THE STARTING DATES FOR THE UCR UNIVERSITY EXTENSION CANNABIS PROGRAMS?
All for-credit programs will commence on the following dates:
– List of Intend Start Dates –
WHAT IS THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE?

Students may register up to 7 days, after the start date. To register past that date, please contact us to see if we can accommodate your request.

ARE UCR UNIVERSITY EXTENSION'S CANNABIS PROGRAMS DESIGNED FOR STUDENTS TO WORK AT THEIR OWN PACE?

Yes, but with some structure. New course material is made available weekly for the duration of each program. Student study is primarily asynchronous (i.e. you may study at a time suitable for yourself). Students are required to pass online tests to progress through the program. You may “catch up” at your own speed, however you cannot progress through the course faster than the weekly release of new content.

HOW LONG DOES THE PROGRAM TAKE TO COMPLETE?

Each Specialized Study Program consists of three eight-week courses. The courses take approximately six months in total to complete.

WHAT TYPE OF QUALIFICATION IS ASSOCIATED WITH UCR UNIVERSITY EXTENSION’S FOR-CREDIT SPECIALIZED STUDY CANNABIS PROGRAMS?

Students who successfully complete each program will receive a certificate of completion award from University of California, Riverside University Extension.

ARE SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE FOR UCR UNIVERSITY EXTENSION'S CANNABIS PROGRAMS?

UCR University Extension Financial and Tuition Assistance Information: https://financialaid.ucr.edu/

WHO IS GREEN FLOWER MEDIA?

University of California, Riverside Extension has partnered with cannabis education platform Green Flower Media to produce credible cannabis educational content. Green Flower’s content curriculum features trusted information and perspectives from industry-leading cannabis professionals, delivered in a format designed using best-in-class learning practices.

AS A STUDENT, HOW MUCH TIME SHOULD I EXPECT TO COMMIT EACH WEEK?

Students should expect to dedicate 8-15 hours per week to adequately interact and complete coursework in the program.

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER I REGISTER?

You’ll be automatically enrolled in the introductory course module with fellow learners. There you can begin familiarizing yourself with the learning management system and begin interacting with classmates.

AS A STUDENT, HOW MUCH TIME SHOULD I EXPECT TO COMMIT EACH WEEK?

Students should expect to dedicate 5-8 hours per week to adequately interact and complete coursework in the programs.

FOR CURRENT STUDENTS IN COHORTS BEGINNING IN 2021, THAT NEED TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE WITH THEIR COURSES

Please contact: register@ucx.ucr.edu or (951) 827-4105 (M-Fri 8-5 pm PST)

AS A STUDENT, HOW MUCH TIME SHOULD I EXPECT TO COMMIT EACH WEEK?

Students should expect to dedicate 5-8 hours per week to adequately interact and complete coursework in the programs.