Heightened Alert



Pursuant to public health orders, the campus is currently closed to the general public. Only people who are engaged in essential campus operations, are attending approved in-person courses, or are receiving care at UCLA hospitals and clinics are permitted. Staff working remotely are expected to do so in coordination with their supervisors until at least January 4, 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.


New UCLA Online Telecommuting Resource


To:  Faculty and Staff

Dear Colleagues:

In order to help slow the spread of COVID-19, in spring 2020 UCLA quickly shifted employees who were not required to be on campus to telecommuting. This unplanned need was a logistical challenge for the campus and likely for you as well. For many, the results have demonstrated that telecommuting is a productive, valuable and effective means of working, while others may need further... Read full update

Extending Remote Work Through March 19

To: Faculty and Staff

Dear Colleagues:

I know you have made extraordinary efforts to continue serving UCLA’s mission of education, research and service amidst the challenges of the past six months, and the entire campus leadership team thanks you for your perseverance and dedication.

In order to continue to limit the number of people on campus and thereby reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, we ask those of you who have been... Read full update

Update - Health Protocols for a Safer Return to Campus

Dear Bruin Community:

As we approach the start of the fall quarter, I write to share information on key mitigation protocols and procedures in place to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus and facilitate a safer return for those coming back to the UCLA campus. Please be aware that while the campus is open to individuals who are engaged in essential campus operations, attending approved in-person courses or receiving care... Read full update


While the Bobcat fire continues to pose no immediate threat to campus, and you may continue to smell smoke, we recognize the Air Quality is currently considered MODERATE on campus. As the fire continues so too will the fluctuation of our Air Quality Index. Again we ask everyone to put safety first as UCLA closely monitors the fire, and actively coordinates with the Los Angeles Fire Department.

What you should know:... Read full update


While the Bobcat fire remains active and continues to pose no immediate threat to campus, we recognize the Air Quality currently on campus is considered unhealthy for all groups. Additionally, some members of our campus community live in evacuation areas or may be impacted by road closures. We ask everyone to put safety first. Those still performing essential functions on campus should assess their ability to safely commute... Read full update