Educational Discounts

The Educational discounts included below are overseen by WorkLife at UC Davis Health. These special rates are available to all employees, students, and retirees. 



Southern New Hampshire University

About: Southern New Hampshire University is a nonprofit, accredited university with a mission to make high-quality education more accessible and affordable for everyone.  Founded in 1932, and online since 1995, we’ve helped countless students reach their goals with over 200 flexible, career-focused degree programs in business, nursing and healthcare, criminal justice, STEM, liberal arts, social sciences, and more.

Offer:  All UC Davis employees receive 10% off SNHU’s course-based programs.


Staff Tuition for Education Program (STEP)

About: The UC Davis Health Staff Tuition for Education Program (STEP) is an educational reimbursement program available to non-academic UC Davis Health career employees in support of career advancement training. The primary focus of STEP is to encourage eligible employees in their efforts to pursue accredited matriculated degree programs (e.g. associates, bachelors, masters, Ph.D., etc.) as well as certain accredited vocational and other specialized studies that prepare candidates for skilled positions that are significantly utilized at UC Davis Health. Eligible vocational programs typically require one to two years of study to complete.
Offer: Go to the Learning and Development page for guidelines, eligibility information, and forms.

UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education

Offer: 20% fee discount (with a savings of up to $200) that applies to most course offerings.  This discount is only offered on a space-available basis and applies to most CPE courses.  
Contact: (800) 752-0881

UC Employee-Student Reduced Fee Program

Offer: Two-thirds reduction of the UC registration and education fees (up to nine units or three regular session courses per quarter, whichever is greater). This reduced fee program does not apply to UC Extension courses and most UC Davis professional schools (e.g., School of Veterinary Medicine, Graduate School of Management, School of Nursing, etc.).
Conditions: Non-probationary UC career employees who meet the admissions requirements of the University of California are eligible for this program. To apply eligible employees must complete the Reduced Fee Authorization Form, have their employment status certified by UC Davis Health Training and Development and submit to the Registrar’s Office by the 10th day of instruction.

UC Davis Staff Scholarship  If you are a UC Davis employee (75% FTE or higher), you are eligible to apply for a significant scholarship (between $4,500-$18,000 per academic year and renewable for one year!  – up to $36,000 total) that will help you achieve your dream of obtaining an MBA from our globally ranked program. For additional information, please visit the link to the left.
UC Davis Health MBA Scholarship The Graduate School of Management has partnered with UC Davis Health to identify and cultivate the next generation of healthcare leaders at UC Davis. We welcome applications from both clinical and administrative professionals to our Sacramento and Bay Area Part-Time MBA programs. Selected candidates will receive up to $36,000 total over three years. For additional information, please visit the link to the left.
UC Davis Staff Immediate Family Scholarship

NEW!  Employees and immediate family members (spouse, legal domestic partner, biological or adopted child, stepchild) of a 75% FTE or higher career employee are eligible for this scholarship.  

Full-Time MBA and MSBA applicants will be considered on a limited space available basis. Part-Time programs and MPAc are accepting applications through July. For additional information, please contact our admissions staff at

If you are interested, please reach out to our team so we can additionally provide a $125 application fee waiver.