2019 New Training Class
Parking at UCMerced Building
All parking directly in front of the building and across from the building is reserved for visitors and non-building staff. The parking spaces in the front of the building which are marked “visitor,” can be used for all guests to the building, including Master Gardeners.
Although, not marked “visitor”, anything that is along the perimeter of the building is permissible for guests.
The back parking lot is for employees only.
Attached is a map of the parking lot.
Class starts on Thursday, January 3, 2019
Training will begin Thursday, January 3, 2019 at the UC Center, 550 E Shaw Avenue, Fresno, in the Inyo/Kern room, and will and continue for 16 consecutive weeks. Class is in session from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The training concludes on Thursday, April 18, 2018. Upon passing a final exam (broken into 2 segments) with a score of 70% or above, you will become a certified First Year Master Gardener. A celebratory lunch will be held the last day of class.
On the first day of class you will receive your textbook, a class schedule, class rooster and other pertinent information. You will also receive a temporary name badge. Plan to bring your textbook each week and be prepared to take notes.
You will be clustered with a team of trainees and assigned to certified UC Master Gardener mentors, who will be contacting you to welcome you into the program and answer any questions.
Documents need for new class
Welcome to the training class!
If you accept this volunteer position complete and sign:
UC Master Gardener Acceptance Confirmation
Code of Conduct/Responsibilities and Rights
Proof of Driver License and Automotive Liability insurance forms
These forms and payment to the UC Regents are due on Friday, December 1, 2018.
Training class for new Master Gardeners from Fresno & Madera
Class scheduled dates (tentative)
January 3, 2019
April 18 Graduation