What is the status of on-campus research?

  • Phase 2 of the campus’s research ramp-up plan went into effect on June 8. According to an announcement from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, this phase will see the gradual resumption of research activities while maintaining personnel density on campus of 10% to 25% of the normal rate.
  • Department chairs and deans must approve the resumption of all on-campus research and field work. For details, including instructions for submitting research operational plans for approval, health and safety guidelines, and information for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars about returning to campus for research, visit the UCLA Research Ramp-up website.
  • The Vice Chancellor for Research has also published the full Guidelines for UCLA Research Ramp-up (PDF), which includes the principles for resuming research and information about future phases of the ramp-up.
  • On June 30, the Administrative Vice Chancellor’s Office announced that remote work will continue through Jan. 4 for those positions that can successfully be performed remotely.
  • On July 6, UCLA Library launched the Pilot Emergency Temporary Digitization on Request Service on July 6. The initial phase of the service focuses on scanning and delivering published book chapters and journal articles in the Library’s general print collections that have not been previously digitized. More information about the program.

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