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How it Works

UC Online offers exceptional, flexible and innovative online learning through its Cross-Campus Enrollment System (CCES).

Real UC Classes, Outstanding Faculty

UC Online enables UC students to take the same high-quality courses offered on campus but in an online format. From science to the humanities, learn from world-class faculty across the UC system. Take a look at an example of a cross-campus course.

Graduate on Time, Take Classes that Fit Your Schedule

Online courses give you the flexibility to take classes when you want, where you want. Looking for additional course offerings to satisfy general degree requirements? Trying to find the right course that fits with your schedule? Check out our growing list of online course offerings.

An Extraordinary Learning Experience

Online courses offered through the CCES use dynamic innovative learning technologies to engage students and provide an extraordinary learning experience. When you take cross-campus courses, you won’t just benefit from their flexibility — you’ll also be part of engaging, interactive classes that make online learning fun and rewarding.


Cross–Campus Enrollment Is Easy

1. Verify Eligibility and Review Enrollment Process

Start by verifying your eligibility to enroll and reviewing the enrollment process.

2. Find Courses and Enroll

Search online course offerings to find the right course for you. When you have chosen your course, review requirements and enroll.

3. Confirm Enrollment

Review the email from UC Online, which will confirm whether or not you are eligible to take the course.

4. Prepare for and Join Your Class

Review our class prep checklist to get ready for your first class. Then log in to your course website and have fun learning!