Health and safety

UCLA faculty and staff are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination

To the extent that supplies allow, employees will be invited to schedule vaccinations through UCLA Health. At the same time, everyone is encouraged to get the vaccine as early as possible, wherever that may be.

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.

COVID-19 vaccination update for UCLA faculty and staff

As part of our ongoing vaccine rollout, UCLA is pleased to begin offering COVID-19 vaccinations to employees 75 years of age and older.

New COVID-19 case notification dashboard

The dashboard is part of an effort to alert members of the Bruin community who were present in a UCLA building or facility where someone who tested positive for COVID-19 had been.

Wishing you a wonderful and safe holiday break

As we look toward 2021 with hope and optimism, we must continue to adhere to all public health guidance, including specific instructions for those returning to campus in the new year.

Safety reminders for the holidays

All undergraduate student residents — both on campus and in university-owned apartments, and regardless of whether or not they have traveled — will be required to take COVID-19 tests and to sequester themselves during the week of Nov. 30.

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.

Asymptomatic testing and community screening

As part of UCLA’s ongoing efforts to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, the campus is expanding its COVID-19 testing program.

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.

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.

Supporting the graduate student community’s academic success

Although we are living through a time where so much can feel outside of our control, we want to make sure that students reach out for support.

Safer at home order extended

To the Campus Community: On April 10, Los Angeles County extended its “safer at home” order (PDF) to May 15 to continue

Mental health and social well-being during the pandemic

To the Campus Community: Each of you is a valued member of the Bruin family, and we want to ensure

Guidance on face coverings to reduce the spread of COVID-19

To the Campus Community: On April 3, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued recommendations for the use of cloth

A special note of thanks to health care workers

Dear Colleagues: As UCLA and our community grapple with the global pandemic caused by COVID-19, we recognize that our health

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

Student diagnosed with COVID-19

To the Campus Community: We have learned that another member of our UCLA campus community has tested positive for COVID-19. The

Mental health and social well-being amid the novel coronavirus spread

To the Campus Community: The concerns about the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are being addressed in multiple ways here at

Confirmed case of COVID-19 at UCLA

To the Campus Community: We have learned that a member of our UCLA campus community has tested positive for COVID-19. The

Self-quarantining at home

As you may have seen on my Twitter account a short time ago, I wanted to let you know that

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

Chancellor Gene Block updates the UCLA community

To the Campus Community: Ongoing news about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is understandably creating concern and, although the risk to

Update on novel coronavirus preparedness

To the Campus Community, As news coverage of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) continues, we wanted to update you on UCLA’s

Taking precautions against the coronavirus

To the UCLA Community, As we approach the peak of the flu season, many of you may be experiencing flu-like

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