Campus operations

Welcoming guests to UCLA’s class of 2021 recognitions

Two guests will be allowed per each graduate at Drake Stadium ceremonies and at recognition events hosted by certain professional schools and student groups at the Los Angeles Tennis Center.

Updated L.A. County public health protocols allow some expanded campus activities

The protocols, which have been adopted by campus leadership, permit limited attendance at events and performances with COVID-19 safety measures in place.

Comment period on proposed UC COVID-19 vaccination policy open through May 31

Questions or comments about the proposed policy — which would require faculty, students, staff and academic appointees to be fully vaccinated, with limited exemptions — can be submitted by email to the UC Office of the President.

Library welcomes Bruins back to designated campus spaces

The Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library and the Ahmanson-Murphy Reading Room in the Charles E. Young Research Library will soon begin operating with limited hours and capacity.

Following up on April 14 faculty and staff town hall

As planning for the future of work at UCLA continues to evolve, it is critical that we keep our community informed of the steps UCLA is taking to prepare for a safer and phased return to campus this fall.

Fall planning and future of working town hall for faculty and staff

When will faculty and staff be returning to in-person work at UCLA, and what will that look like? What are the latest updates on fall planning? UCLA leaders will address these and other questions as we look ahead to the rest of 2021 and beyond.

Guidance for resuming campus operations

With UCLA beginning to gradually ramp up campus activity and operations, leadership has provided guidelines for departments as they produce plans to return to campus.

Planning for a fall return to campus

If public health conditions continue to improve and our faculty, students and staff are able to be vaccinated in the coming months, we are very optimistic that UCLA will once again be a bustling campus community by the start of fall quarter.

New countywide ‘red tier’ status allows for additional campus activities

UCLA leadership is pleased to announce further expansion of on-campus services for spring quarter. Details regarding fall planning will be announced once additional information is available.

Two virtual town halls on March 18: fall planning and research ramp-up

With vaccinations underway and new COVID-19 cases decreasing, UCLA leaders will discuss new opportunities for spring, plans for fall and the ramping-up of research activities.

UCLA to reopen certain spaces at limited capacities, safety remains paramount

Campus officials share plans related to the limited reopening of two libraries, specific campus outdoor study spaces, some recreation facilities, and some arts studio and practice spaces.

How county COVID-19 protocols for higher education affect UCLA

The recent easing of restrictions could allow UCLA to resume a limited variety of activities for students. Plus, updates on COVID-19 testing and vaccine distribution.

Be among the first Californians to use CA COVID Notify

Beginning Nov. 16, UCLA will become part of California’s pilot of CA COVID Notify, a completely voluntary program that uses smartphone technology to help prevent the spread of the virus.

Our new COVID-19 Response and Recovery Task Force

The advisory group, which brings together a broad array of voices from across the institution, will counsel campus leaders on pandemic-related decision-making going forward.

Extending remote work through March 19

To reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, UCLA is asking employees who are currently successfully working from home to continue to do so through the end of the winter quarter.

Fall update: Shift to primarily remote instruction, reduced housing

UCLA will be moving to remote-only instruction for the fall, with the exception of a limited number of in-person or hybrid courses.

Our plans for fall quarter 2020

UCLA has revised its plans for fall classes, student housing and other operations after consulting with public health authorities.

UCLA Library launches temporary digitization service

These new services will help bolster the resumption of research activities during phase 2 of the campus’s research ramp-up plan.

Extending remote work

Because of the continuing health risks associated with COVID-19, UCLA is asking employees who are currently successfully working from home to continue to do so until Jan. 4, 2021.

Guidelines for communicating about COVID-19 cases on campus

Even as processes and policies will continue to evolve as the situation changes, UCLA shares information about some of the key procedures the university has in place now.

Training required on COVID-19 for all employees

Prior to returning to campus to work, UCLA faculty, staff, student employees and volunteers will be required to complete an online course called “Returning to Work on Campus.” This requirement applies to all employees other than UCLA Health employees.

Symptom monitoring protocol for UCLA students

Effective immediately, students who plan to come to campus for any purpose are required to complete a survey each day to monitor themselves for symptoms of the coronavirus.

Preparations for fall 2020

The latest information about UCLA’s planning for the next academic year.

Plans for ramping up UCLA research activities

To the Campus Community: It has been just over two months since I communicated the need to ramp down on-campus research

Remote work guidance

Dear Colleagues: As UCLA continues to closely monitor the evolution of this pandemic, we know our community is also struggling

Fall faculty planning

Dear Colleagues: While we remain committed to a full return to in-person instruction as soon as it can be accomplished

Summer Session C will be remote

To the Campus Community: Our prevailing priority during the COVID-19 crisis is to protect the health and safety of our

Availability of campus services during Safer at Home orders

To the Campus Community: In response to safer at home orders from the State of California (PDF), County of Los Angeles (PDF) and City

Making commencement decisions together

To the Campus Community: Yesterday, we made a decision about this year’s commencement ceremonies without first consulting our students and

How “Safer at Home” orders affect UCLA

Today, Los Angeles County (PDF) and the City of Los Angeles (PDF), among other nearby jurisdictions, ordered all residents to stay home starting

Plans for spring 2020 commencement ceremonies

To the Campus Community: Being a Bruin means more than just being on UCLA’s campus; it also encompasses the emotional

UCLA’s efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19

To the Campus Community: As we all work to adapt to our new environment following the president’s Friday declaration of

Recreation facilities closed until further notice

To the Campus Community: Beginning Monday, March 16, all UCLA Recreation facilities will be closed until further notice. Please know

Remote learning to be extended through spring quarter

To the Campus Community: By this time, you have seen the announcement from Chancellor Block about new campus measures designed to help

Message to faculty, staff and student employees

Dear Faculty, Staff and Student Employees: As a follow up to Tuesday’s memo from Chancellor Block regarding UCLA’s transition to remote instruction

Transitioning UCLA to online instruction

To the Campus Community: Like many of you, I have been carefully following news about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). We

Chancellor Gene Block updates the UCLA community

To the Campus Community: As you may have seen, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced this morning

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