UC Employee Tuition Discount Program

Are you a UC employee? The Employee Tuition Discount Pilot Program provides a 33% discount on the cost of UC Online courses to full and part time UC faculty and staff members, their spouses, domestic partners, and eligible dependent children.  Each UC Online course is designed and developed by UC faculty with the goal of providing quality education that the world has come to expect from our University.

Please note that this pilot is a separate program from the current employee-only tuition discount program for staff admitted to the university provided for in Regent's polilcy 7502 and the discounts cannot be combined.



You must be a current employee (full time or part time). Dependents must be tax dependent as defined under federal tax law. Course registrant cannot be a current, matriculated UC student. Participation by represented employees will be contingent upon the agreement with their exclusive representative. Please check with your representative to ensure your eligibility prior to beginning the registration process.

Enrollment Instructions

Go to our course page to review the available online courses.

Download the Employee Tuition Discount Form.

Complete this form, then sign, scan and save it.

You will need to provide an Adobe .pdf of your employment verification form, which you can request from UCPath by emailing: ucpath@universityofcalifornia.edu

Email both the verification form and the Employee Tuition Discount Form to enroll@uconline.edu 

Submission of completed forms needs to be made 2 business days prior to the stated close of course registration, found on each course’s webpage.

UC Online will verify the employee’s eligibility.Please have documentation ready should UC Online request verification of the dependent’s tax deductible status.

Once verified, UC Online will contact the employee (copy to dependent if applicable) with detailed instructions on how to register and activate the employee discount for the selected course(s). 

Employees must register and pay for each course whether for themselves or for their dependents.

Once complete, the registrant will be notified of their successful registration. Closer to the beginning of the course, they will be provided information from their instructor with regard to the course and receive instructions on how to log in to the online learning management system.

For questions, please email us at enroll@uconline.edu