Heightened Alert

COVID-19

Campus has suspended all non-essential operations. During this time, campus will operate with minimum staffing to support essential services including health care, emergency responders, essential research, and other core functions. Staff working remotely are expected to do so in coordination with their supervisors.

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.

Updates

UCLA 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 face coverings in public settings (especially in areas of significant community-based transmission) to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The California Department of Public Health, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (PDF) and the Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti have also... Read full update

Important New Updates for Security on Zoom

Dear Colleagues:

Today, Zoom enhanced its platform to provide additional security and privacy measures. As a result, we have updated UCLA’s guidance for all faculty and staff members who are hosting classes or meetings on Zoom.

Please note that some portions of these instructions are different from those we provided in our April 2 message. We are advising all meeting hosts to visit the newly revised Zoom Security Settings for UCLA ... Read full update

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 you for your patience and understanding as our efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 by moving to remote instruction forced many of you to leave behind your friends and... Read full update

To the UC community

We write today to acknowledge a new reality and to announce our decision to do all we can to support our UC family during this unprecedented time.

The novel coronavirus has now affected everyone on the planet in some way, and by all indications, we can expect more disruption in the weeks ahead. We are keenly aware of the health concerns and economic uncertainty weighing on the entire University community. Let us assure you: we are in this together.

Our... Read full update

Dear Colleagues:

In light of the disruptions that have taken place during online classes and meetings this week, we want to provide you with additional information about how to strengthen the security of your Zoom sessions.

All instructors and Zoom meeting hosts should immediately refer to the guidance posted today at Zoom Security Settings for UCLA. While the campus had already adopted a strong policy statement and modified default system settings to protect privacy and security... Read full update