coronavirus Updates

Asymptomatic Testing and Community Screening


Dear Bruin Community:

As part of our ongoing efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 on our campus and in our community, we provide this update on UCLA’s plans for expanded COVID-19 testing and community screening. As you likely know by now, testing — when performed regularly and in conjunction with other interventions, such as... Read full update

Our New COVID-19 Response and Recovery Task Force


Dear Bruin Community:

When the COVID-19 virus spread into Southern California this spring, Chancellor Block and I commissioned the Future Planning Task Force, chaired by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Dean Ron Brookmeyer, to advise UCLA leaders on our short-term response to the pandemic. That task force’s charge ended... Read full update

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... 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... 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... Read full update