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Register for upcoming town halls for faculty and staff

These virtual meetings will provide both faculty and staff to ask more focused questions about their specific roles.

Updated campus COVID-19 protocols in effect

UCLA’s protocols addressing disease prevention, vaccines, testing, exposure management, and isolation and quarantine have undergone substantial changes.

Reminder to confirm vaccination status by this Thursday, Sept. 9

Students, faculty and staff must submit proof of vaccination, request an exception or declare being fully remote for fall quarter in order to be compliant with the UC’s systemwide COVID-19 vaccination policy.

A safer start to the 2021–22 academic year is a collective effort

As we plan for our return to campus, we want to remind the community about the importance of adhering to public health and campus safety protocols.

Remote work furniture guidelines

Employees who will be working remotely three days a week or more for at least the next year are eligible to select a chair and height-adjustable desk.

Faculty and staff town hall: Well-being during the pandemic

Topics will include the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic, emotional challenges and strategies related to those who will be returning to work or learn on campus, as well as those who have already been working on campus and in the health system.

Reminder to provide required COVID-19 vaccination documentation

UC’s vaccination policy requires all UCLA faculty, students and staff to be fully vaccinated and to submit proof of their vaccination at least 14 days prior to the start of the fall term.

Mandatory weekly COVID-19 testing

The testing requirement applies to all UCLA students, faculty and staff members who work, learn or live on campus and other UCLA properties, regardless of vaccination status.

Required COVID-19 prevention training for UCLA employees

This is a new training module that reflects recent changes from Cal/OSHA.

Indoor masking to resume at UCLA

In alignment with an order from the L.A. County Department of Public Health, UCLA is requiring all individuals, whether fully vaccinated or not, to wear face masks in all public indoor spaces effective Saturday, July 17 at 11:59 p.m.

New self-administered COVID-19 saliva tests available July 12

Anyone with an active BruinCard will be able to receive up to two test kits each week.

Fall planning for campus departments

UCLA managers and supervisors are encouraged to finalize their ramp-up plans and can use an online guide to assist in creating their plans.

New indoor masking requirements now in effect

UCLA has modified campus masking protocols in light of the emergence of COVID-19 variants and encouragement from public health officials.

UCLA FlexWork guide for managers now available

The online resource will help managers implement flexible working arrangements in a manner that is beneficial to UCLA’s goals while also supporting employees.

Revised COVID-19 policies now in effect at UCLA

The campus is open to the general public, with new guidance on face masks, physical distancing, live events and other topics.

Guidance on face masks, COVID-19 testing and more

While many local COVID-19 restrictions have now been lifted, certain safety protocols on the UCLA campus remain in place for the time being. As we review the guidance, we will revise out policies accordingly.

UC announces COVID-19 vaccination requirements

The University of California announced June 10 that it is finalizing a policy that will require all UC faculty, staff and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19, with limited exceptions.

Updated guidelines for meals, meetings and events

Campus leaders provide additional clarification on activities that can now occur on and off campus in alignment with county public health protocols.

UCLA ramp-up planning update

The new online Campus Ramp-Up Planning Guide provides information on how departments can prepare to expand operations and what employees can expect, whether working on campus, remotely or in a hybrid fashion.

Research operational plan process coming to a close

Effective June 1, the ROP program UCLA launched as part of its research ramp-up plan will no longer be required for research and creative activities, either on campus or in the field. Additional restrictions will also be lifted.

UCLA advances to yellow tier allowances with modifications

The campus is happy to announce that it is adopting several new changes and expanded activities based on Los Angeles County guidance, effective immediately.

Fall on-campus housing updates

With increased COVID-19 vaccinations and the easing of public health restrictions, UCLA now expects to be able to offer on-campus housing to a high percentage of those interested.

Town hall: Preparing to teach in the fall

Campus leaders will discuss details of academic instruction, including classroom occupancy levels, health and safety protocols, COVID-19 testing, and vaccine requirements.

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.

University of California announces proposed COVID-19 vaccination policy

The proposed policy would require all UC faculty, staff, academic appointees and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited medical and religious exemptions.

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.

Expansion of Phase 3 research ramp-up activities

UCLA’s vice chancellor for research outlines the current status of Phase 3 activities related to undergraduate students, field research activities and research-related travel.

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 required COVID-19 prevention training for on-site work and activities

All faculty, staff and student workers must complete the 15-minute health and safety training module before returning to on-site work or by June 30, whichever comes first.

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.

Announcing Phase 3 of research ramp-up

With UCLA leaders deciding that the campus’s research ramp-up can move into its next phase, Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative Activities Roger Wakimoto outlines the new developments.

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.

A safer spring break is our collective responsibility

With the pandemic still lingering, UCLA is urging all students, faculty and staff to refrain from traveling and gathering with individuals outside their households during the break.

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.

‘Hold in place’ on research ramp-up activities has been lifted

With the decline in positive COVID-19 cases and the progress made toward vaccinating research personnel, UCLA is allowing new research operational plans to be submitted.

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.

Plans for spring quarter remote instruction and work

UCLA will continue with remote-only instruction and significantly reduced student housing levels for the spring 2021 quarter.

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.

10-day quarantine required for return to Southern California

Students, faculty and staff who traveled outside the region may not return to in-person classes or on-site work before completing the self-quarantine.

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.

Extending our commitment to our community

UCLA will have no COVID-19–related layoffs for career employees through the end of the fiscal year, June 30, 2021, Chancellor Block has announced.

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.

Plans for winter quarter instruction

UCLA will continue with remote-only instruction and significantly reduced student housing levels for the winter 2020 quarter.

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.

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.

Health protocols for a safer return to campus

UCLA officials have outlined the plans in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and facilitate a safer return for those coming back to campus this fall.

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 commitment to one another

UCLA will have no pandemic-related indefinite or temporary layoffs for career employees through at least Jan. 15, 2021, Chancellor Block announced.

Postponement of fall intercollegiate athletics

The Pac-12 Conference has announced it will postpone all sports competitions through the end of the 2020 calendar year.

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.

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.

Introducing UCLA’s new COVID-19 resources website

This new site is intended to provide the UCLA campus community and our broader community with a single hub for information about how UCLA is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Preparations for fall 2020

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

Next phase of research ramp-up begins June 8

UCLA will begin a gradual resumption of research activities on June 8, when we begin phase 2 of our ramp-up plan.

Remote work guidance

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

Systemwide pay freeze for policy-covered UC employees

Dear Colleagues: As we enter a new phase of this pandemic and an eventual gradual return to in-person operations, I

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

Chancellor Gene Blocks thanks all students, faculty and staff

To the Campus Community: I know you have received a lot of messages from UCLA lately. Amidst profound change, there is so

A message to University of California employees about employment status

To the UC community We write today to acknowledge a new reality and to announce our decision to do all

Our gratitude to UCLA staff

To Our Staff: As we all work to adapt to the new realities of these trying times, we want to

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