Undergraduate students

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.

Fall 2020 student welcome

UCLA has created a digital guidebook for students — an evolving resource that provides information about academic resources and financial support options, student services and building community.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 activities due the COVID-19 crisis and city and county safer-at-home orders. In the weeks since then, I have been impressed by and appreciative of your efforts to support one another and, in many cases, to continue

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 Bruin community. Faculty and staff also remain undaunted in our efforts to continue our teaching mission, despite the challenges this presents. Based on the new data we receive every day, we have decided to continue to

Financial support for UCLA students

Dear Students: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, the financial hardships and mental health toll that it has wrought on many of our students and their families have mounted, as has the urgent need to provide relief and support during these trying times. To that end, on behalf of the chancellor and executive vice

Planning for fall 2020 and beyond

To the Campus Community: As we navigate these unprecedented times, our decisions will continue to be guided by the safety and welfare of our Bruin community. UCLA remains committed to providing the best possible experience to our students. We know there are many important questions about the coming academic year and we are dedicated to

Update on Zoom security settings

To help members of the UCLA community manage Zoom security concerns — including Zoombombing — we recommend these steps for using Zoom while working and learning remotely.

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 much information to share and so many questions to be answered. We will continue to share information and answers, but today, I just wanted to say thank you. To our students, I want to thank

Update on spring quarter grading

To the Campus Community: The Academic Senate wishes to express its appreciation to all the faculty, staff, and students who have put in such extraordinary efforts to complete the winter quarter under the stress of moving final assessments to alternative modes in response to COVID-19. We also recognize that the necessity to move to remote

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 fully understanding their preferences for this important rite of passage. In these unprecedented times, we are guided by our goal of protecting the safety of our Bruin community. But we should have known the impact

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 and social ties we share with one another. For many UCLA students, no experience is more valued than celebrating the culmination of their hard work and dedication along with their families and friends during graduation

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