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Professional Development Discounts and Funds

Learn about the variety of educational discounts, and sources of funding, for professional development.

Educational Discounts

You may be eligible for three types of educational discounts available to UC San Diego staff (and maybe a spouse/registered domestic partner). Follow these links for details and eligibility for each program:

Then visit How to Apply for Educational Benefits for tips on how to get approval for the one you want to take advantage of.

Sources of Funding for Professional Development

You (or your department) may be eligible for three sources of funds for professional development of UC San Diego staff. Follow these links for details and eligibility for each program:

  1. Staff Equal Opportunity Enrichment Program (SEOEP)
  2. UC San Diego Staff Association, and some of it's Affiliate Groups, offer scholarships to their members
  3. Your department may have training funds - check with your supervisor or HR person
Note: this page has a friendly link that's easy to remember: http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/training-fa
Notice: The information on this page summarizes provisions of university policies and/or collective bargaining agreements. Refer to the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and local implementing procedures or applicable collective bargaining agreement for full text of referenced information.