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Staff Learning and Development

Learn about opportunities for learning and development at UC San Diego.

What We Do

The Staff Learning and Development team supports Campus staff through professional development resources, managerial and leadership development programs, team development tools, learning technology tools, and instructional design strategy and support. We prioritize design and delivery of programs aligned with our guiding principles of creating strategic, accessible, sustainable, and scalable solutions. Staff Learning and Development services and programs include:

Remote Work and Training Updates

Stay up to date with the most current campus plans, safety guidelines, testing and vaccination information, and more at COVID-19 Resources and Guides pages.

 If you have any questions about upcoming classes, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Learning Tools

UC Learning Center

Percipio Online Learning

Percipio incorporates multiple learning modalities via the UC Learning Center including:

  • Video courses
  • Assessments
  • Digital books
  • Certification test preps
  • Audiobooks

Gartner Training Resources for All Staff

All UC employees can access free online leadership, management and employee resources through UC’s subscription to Gartner. 

New Staff

We offer a comprehensive array of learning and development opportunities. To guide your exploration of these opportunities, start by using the list provided below and always feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. 

To get started, you may want to:

New Employees

New Supervisors and Managers
  • Explore Managerial Development and start with subway stop 2 which is designed to support new supervisors at UC San Diego.

Development Areas

Professional Development

Explore learning opportunities in numerous topic areas called program tracks. Each program track includes a curated set of resources for exploration, skill development, and advanced continued learning.

Career Development

Learn about the Career Connection program for UC San Diego employees interested in assistance with career planning, goal setting, job enhancement, and lateral or upward mobility.
Managerial Development

Access managerial and supervisory development resources organized by subway stops; each subway stop includes specific resource options available at the different stages of managerial development and reflects the diverse range of skills for each stage.

Organizational Development

Learn about our self-service toolkits for team building intended to help campus leaders identify internal needs and apply strategies with different resources such as activities, courses, and assessments.

Role-Based Training

UC San Diego staff interested in role-based learning can access skill building opportunities for their specific roles. 

Working at UC San Diego

Find an overview of compliance and/or required training, along with tips for completing the training.

Policies and Guidelines

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