Heightened Alert


All COVID-19 related hospitalizations and fatalities of employees must be reported to the EH&S Serious Injury Hotline at 310-825-9797 (Option 2), even in instances where work-relatedness is uncertain.

Pursuant to public health orders, the campus has resumed some limited in-person on-campus activities as specified in the UCLA LACDPH Protocol for Institutes of Higher Education. Staff working remotely are expected to do so in coordination with their supervisors through at least June 30, 2021.

UCLA officials are closely monitoring the situation and associated communications from county, state, and federal authorities. We will continue to provide information on any new developments that would impact the campus, and take action to ensure the health and safety of the Bruin community.



Approved LACDPH Protocols Allow Some Expanded Campus Activities

Dear Bruin Community:

As regional COVID-19 case rates decline and immunization rates continue to increase, our planning for a phased return to campus continues. We are pleased to inform you that recently updated protocols from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) have been adopted by campus leadership. These changes now allow UCLA faculty, students and staff to take part in some additional... Read full update

Comment Period on Proposed UC COVID-19 Vaccination Policy Open Through May 31


Dear Bruin Community,

The campus community was recently advised of a proposed University of California policy that would require all UCLA faculty, students, staff and academic appointees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited medical and religious exemptions.

This policy would go into effect at the beginning of the 2021–22 academic year, under the condition that at... Read full update

UC Announces Proposed COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

Dear Bruin Community,

Today, the University of California announced a proposed policy for review that would require all UC faculty, staff, academic appointees and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited medical and religious exemptions. The requirement would go into effect by the beginning of the fall term, provided at least one of the vaccines has full approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and... Read full update

Following Up on April 14 Faculty and Staff Town Hall

To:  Faculty and Staff

Dear Colleagues:

Thank you to those who tuned in to the April 14 Town Hall for Faculty and Staff and for those that contributed questions during our Q&A session. We hope the discussion was helpful to you. As planning for the future of work at UCLA continues to evolve, it is critical that we keep our campus community informed of the steps UCLA is taking to prepare for a safer and phased return to... Read full update

Dear Bruin Community:

The trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd has left many of us to revisit that heartbreaking killing of nearly one year ago. Doing so has been made even more difficult by the killing of Daunte Wright, another unarmed Black man shot by a police officer in Minnesota, and the video released of Adam Toledo, a 13-year-old Latino boy, being killed by police in Chicago.

While Chauvin’s conviction today brings some accountability... Read full update