Latest News and Updates

Summer Seminars – Open Enrollment!

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Enrollment for our Summer Seminars is now available! Head over to the schedule page and enroll in an Oaksterdam University Seminar course. CLASSES FILL QUICKLY!
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Washington D.C. Basic Classic Seminar

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O.U. is coming to D.C.!
On June 27-28, 2015, Oaksterdam University – the nation’s only recognized cannabis college – will bring to Washington, D.C., the city’s first certified career training program for candidates seeking to enter the legal cannabis industry.  The two-day event, to be held at the Capital Hilton located at 1001 16th Street NW, is sponsored by local cannabis entrepreneur Ben David Sheppard and his edibles company, House of Jane.  Save your seat and Enroll Today!
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Las Vegas Basic & Advanced Classic Seminars

minicoatLas Vegas Classic Seminar - June 12-15
Oaksterdam is coming back to Vegas! This time with out Basic & Advanced Classic Seminars. Learn to skills needed for the cannabis industry and how to start, operate, and maintain your own cannabusiness. Save your seat today!
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OU’s Very Own Fight Song!

Our Very Own Fight Song! Listen to it here
Thank you, Darthmouth College! The Dartmouth College Glee Club wrote a fight song for us! Special thanks to the members of the Dartmouth College Glee Club and their Director, Louis Burkot.
Lyrics: Taylor Quimby
Music: Louis Burkot
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Instructor of the Month: Debby Goldsberry

What do you teach at Oaksterdam University?
Patient Relations and Procurement and Allocation

How long have you been with OU?
I started as a substitute teacher in 2012, and became a regular shortly after that.
How you got involved in the industry? 
I got involved in the campaign to legalize cannabis right after I smoked my first joint, in 1996. I attended the Great Midwest Marijuana Harvest Festival right after that, and then a big smoke in on my campus, University of Illinois, which is an annual event called Hash Wednesday.

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Alumni Personal Story: William Sanchez

will sanchezWilliam Sanchez - Fall 2014 Classic & Horticulture Semesters

Why have you attended Oaksterdam?
I attended this school because I wanted to head in a serious direction with cannabis. I've always had a love for this plant. Before I came to the school I would always research, research, research information on anything and everything about it. I had a hard time figuring out what was accurate and what was not with the internet and other sources.
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Quality Training for the Cannabis Industry

America’s first cannabis college was founded in the year 2007 to provide students with the highest quality training for the cannabis industry.  Since opening its doors, thousands of students have learned how to grow medicinal quality cannabis and have gained important skills needed for success in the cannabis industry.   OU’s faculty is comprised of the most knowledgeable and recognized names in the industry. With anywhere from 40 – 80 active professors and instructors, our legal professors not only teach you about the law, they helped write the law.

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Category: Classic SeminarAdvanced Classic Seminar

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March 30, 2015

Advanced Classic Seminar
Monday 10:00am - 5:30pm
Tuesday 10:00am - 4:00pm
The Classic Seminar is suited best for students who need to complete the curriculum quickly or who cannot meet regularly during the week. The Basic Seminar takes place over a Saturday and Sunday, totaling over 13 hours of instruction. Upon completion of the Basic Classic Seminar, students are welcome to attend the Advanced Classic Seminar consisting of Cannabusiness related subjects.
Learn how to open a dispensary or delivery business. Learn about the different legal entities, legal rights, bud-tending, vending, and advanced Attendance of the Basic Seminar is required, however you are not required to pass the Basic 101 exam to be applicable.

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March 31, 2015

Advanced Classic Seminar
Monday 10:00am - 5:30pm
Tuesday 10:00am - 4:00pm
The Classic Seminar is suited best for students who need to complete the curriculum quickly or who cannot meet regularly during the week. The Basic Seminar takes place over a Saturday and Sunday, totaling over 13 hours of instruction. Upon completion of the Basic Classic Seminar, students are welcome to attend the Advanced Classic Seminar consisting of Cannabusiness related subjects.
Learn how to open a dispensary or delivery business. Learn about the different legal entities, legal rights, bud-tending, vending, and advanced Attendance of the Basic Seminar is required, however you are not required to pass the Basic 101 exam to be applicable.

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April 1, 2015

Classic Semester
Most comprehensive cannabis education available anywhere!
Now with Delivery Business and Topical Applications!
The Classic Semester is best suited for students who would like to be educated on all facets of the cannabis industry and prefer to meet regularly for 14 weeks as opposed to attending the Basic and Advanced two day seminars. If you are new to cannabis, the Classic Semester provides you with an overview into legal concerns, horticulture, ingestion methods, extractions, science, the cannabis industry, potential careers, business opportunities, best practices, and much more! Our comprehensive Classic Semester has increased from 13 weeks to 14 weeks and now includes Delivery Business and Topical Applications! Each week also includes a grow lab demonstration with accomplished horticulturists who can walk you week-by-week through growing your first garden or help you identify opportunities to improve your current system.
Wednesdays from 10:30am - 1:00pm

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Category: Horticulture SemesterHorticulture Semester

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April 2, 2015

Comprehensive Horticulture Semester
14 week - Comprehensive Horticulture Semester (includes Indoor and Outdoor Horticulture)
Classes begin 01/22/2015 Thursdays 10:30am - 1:00pm
Oaksterdam University presents the most comprehensive indoor and outdoor horticultural training in the Cannabis Industry. Whether you have experience with cannabis, or are new to it, this semester offers specialized classes that will maximize your productivity!
Classes consist of slide presentations and lectures by industry leaders. There will be ample opportunities to participate in Q & A sessions. Classes include additional lab time with OU lab techs and instructors, as well as do-it-yourself (DIY) opportunities that will help you develop your personal goals in both small and large scale settings.

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April 8, 2015

Classic Semester
Most comprehensive cannabis education available anywhere!
Now with Delivery Business and Topical Applications!
The Classic Semester is best suited for students who would like to be educated on all facets of the cannabis industry and prefer to meet regularly for 14 weeks as opposed to attending the Basic and Advanced two day seminars. If you are new to cannabis, the Classic Semester provides you with an overview into legal concerns, horticulture, ingestion methods, extractions, science, the cannabis industry, potential careers, business opportunities, best practices, and much more! Our comprehensive Classic Semester has increased from 13 weeks to 14 weeks and now includes Delivery Business and Topical Applications! Each week also includes a grow lab demonstration with accomplished horticulturists who can walk you week-by-week through growing your first garden or help you identify opportunities to improve your current system.
Wednesdays from 10:30am - 1:00pm

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April 9, 2015

Comprehensive Horticulture Semester
14 week - Comprehensive Horticulture Semester (includes Indoor and Outdoor Horticulture)
Classes begin 01/22/2015 Thursdays 10:30am - 1:00pm
Oaksterdam University presents the most comprehensive indoor and outdoor horticultural training in the Cannabis Industry. Whether you have experience with cannabis, or are new to it, this semester offers specialized classes that will maximize your productivity!
Classes consist of slide presentations and lectures by industry leaders. There will be ample opportunities to participate in Q & A sessions. Classes include additional lab time with OU lab techs and instructors, as well as do-it-yourself (DIY) opportunities that will help you develop your personal goals in both small and large scale settings.

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Category: Classic SemesterClassic Semester

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April 15, 2015

Classic Semester
Most comprehensive cannabis education available anywhere!
Now with Delivery Business and Topical Applications!
The Classic Semester is best suited for students who would like to be educated on all facets of the cannabis industry and prefer to meet regularly for 14 weeks as opposed to attending the Basic and Advanced two day seminars. If you are new to cannabis, the Classic Semester provides you with an overview into legal concerns, horticulture, ingestion methods, extractions, science, the cannabis industry, potential careers, business opportunities, best practices, and much more! Our comprehensive Classic Semester has increased from 13 weeks to 14 weeks and now includes Delivery Business and Topical Applications! Each week also includes a grow lab demonstration with accomplished horticulturists who can walk you week-by-week through growing your first garden or help you identify opportunities to improve your current system.
Wednesdays from 10:30am - 1:00pm

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April 16, 2015

Comprehensive Horticulture Semester
14 week - Comprehensive Horticulture Semester (includes Indoor and Outdoor Horticulture)
Classes begin 01/22/2015 Thursdays 10:30am - 1:00pm
Oaksterdam University presents the most comprehensive indoor and outdoor horticultural training in the Cannabis Industry. Whether you have experience with cannabis, or are new to it, this semester offers specialized classes that will maximize your productivity!
Classes consist of slide presentations and lectures by industry leaders. There will be ample opportunities to participate in Q & A sessions. Classes include additional lab time with OU lab techs and instructors, as well as do-it-yourself (DIY) opportunities that will help you develop your personal goals in both small and large scale settings.

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April 17, 2015N/A

Location:
COW PALACE
2600 Geneva Avenue Daly City, CA 94104

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April 18, 2015N/A

Location:
COW PALACE
2600 Geneva Avenue Daly City, CA 94104

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April 19, 2015N/A

Location:
COW PALACE
2600 Geneva Avenue Daly City, CA 94104

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Category: Classic SemesterClassic Semester

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April 22, 2015

Classic Semester
Most comprehensive cannabis education available anywhere!
Now with Delivery Business and Topical Applications!
The Classic Semester is best suited for students who would like to be educated on all facets of the cannabis industry and prefer to meet regularly for 14 weeks as opposed to attending the Basic and Advanced two day seminars. If you are new to cannabis, the Classic Semester provides you with an overview into legal concerns, horticulture, ingestion methods, extractions, science, the cannabis industry, potential careers, business opportunities, best practices, and much more! Our comprehensive Classic Semester has increased from 13 weeks to 14 weeks and now includes Delivery Business and Topical Applications! Each week also includes a grow lab demonstration with accomplished horticulturists who can walk you week-by-week through growing your first garden or help you identify opportunities to improve your current system.
Wednesdays from 10:30am - 1:00pm

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Category: Horticulture SemesterHorticulture Semester

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April 23, 2015

Comprehensive Horticulture Semester
14 week - Comprehensive Horticulture Semester (includes Indoor and Outdoor Horticulture)
Classes begin 01/22/2015 Thursdays 10:30am - 1:00pm
Oaksterdam University presents the most comprehensive indoor and outdoor horticultural training in the Cannabis Industry. Whether you have experience with cannabis, or are new to it, this semester offers specialized classes that will maximize your productivity!
Classes consist of slide presentations and lectures by industry leaders. There will be ample opportunities to participate in Q & A sessions. Classes include additional lab time with OU lab techs and instructors, as well as do-it-yourself (DIY) opportunities that will help you develop your personal goals in both small and large scale settings.

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