BruinAlert: Six Luskin Conference Center staff have been identified as testing positive for COVID-19 within a 14-day period. The L.A. County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) defines this as an outbreak. Campus officials have taken the necessary steps to respond to the immediate need and will continue to take additional actions as appropriate and in coordination with LACDPH. This BruinAlert... Read full update

Extending Remote Work

 

To: Faculty and Staff

Dear Colleagues:

Over the past several months, we have all had to make enormous adjustments in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The world has indeed become a different place as we have learned entirely new ways of working, teaching and interacting. While UCLA continues to formulate plans for an eventual ramping up of... Read full update

Guidelines for Communicating about COVID-19 Cases on Campus

 

To the Campus Community:

As research activities and other operations ramp up across campus and in the field, questions and concerns have arisen about the guidelines for communicating about positive COVID-19 cases among students, staff, faculty and others who are using our campus facilities.

Knowing that... Read full update

COVID-19 Planning and Preparedness Virtual Town Hall, July 1

 

To:  Faculty and Staff

Dear Colleagues:

Please join a virtual town hall for faculty and staff that I am co-hosting with Ronald S. Brookmeyer, dean of the Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health, on Wednesday, July 1, from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m.

Dean Brookmeyer and I will be joined by UCLA... Read full update

Symptom Monitoring Protocol for UCLA Students

 

Dear Students:

In preparation for increasing the population of the campus and in the best interest of the safety and well-being of our Bruin community, the university previously instituted a symptom monitoring protocol for staff (PDF) who... Read full update

Required Training on COVID-19 for Faculty, Staff and Student Employees

 

To: Faculty, Staff, and Student Employees

Dear Colleagues:

UCLA leadership remains committed to the safety and well-being of our campus community. Over the next few months, we anticipate that more employees will begin a gradual return to working on campus or in other UCLA facilities as we continue... Read full update

Preparations for Fall 2020

 

To the Campus Community:

As we begin summer, I want to recognize the extraordinary dedication of our entire community to UCLA’s mission of conducting world-class research, teaching, and service, especially in these uncertain times. All of you truly make us proud. As we look toward fall, I also want to provide you with the latest information about... Read full update

Campus has suspended certain operations and activities in accordance with current federal, state, and local Orders. During this time, campus will continue to operate with reduced staffing to support services including health care, emergency responders, and other core functions. 

Beginning June 1, approved research efforts will begin to slowly ramp up.  Staff... Read full update

Next Phase of Research Ramp-up Will Begin June 8

 

To the Campus Community:

I am excited to announce that UCLA will begin a gradual resumption of research activities on June 8, when we begin phase 2 of our ramp-up plan (PDF).

A tremendous amount of work and coordination have gone into... Read full update

Please Update Your Zoom Desktop App Today

To the Campus Community:

One of the new enhancements in the latest version of Zoom, version 5.0.0, requires all users to update their desktop client by May 30. I encourage all UCLA users to review Zoom’s summary of the latest updates, as well as ... Read full update

Supporting your Academic Success at UCLA

To the Graduate Student Community,

Navigating your graduate education can be demanding even under the most ideal circumstances. Whether you are in a master’s or doctoral degree program, academic or professional, each academic goal carries unique opportunities and challenges. Spring quarter and the COVID-19 pandemic have brought many... Read full update

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... Read full update

Guidelines for Spring 2020 Final Exams

Dear Colleagues:

The Academic Senate offers the following guidelines for final exams in Spring 2020. We moved to remote instruction on March 11, 2020. Two months later, we understand more than ever the stresses and challenges that our students are facing during this period of remote learning amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. We know that remote... Read full update

Remote Work Guidance

 

Dear Colleagues:

As UCLA continues to closely monitor the evolution of this pandemic, we know our community is also struggling with the uncertainties wrought by COVID-19 as we try to plan our professional and personal lives alike. While we work to make decisions for the next academic year, we also want to provide you with some near-term guidance on your... Read full update

Faculty Planning for Fall

To: Deans, Directors, Department Chairs, Administrative Officers, and Faculty

Dear Colleagues:

While we remain committed to a full return to in-person instruction as soon as it can be accomplished safely, the ongoing challenges surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic make it clear that UCLA will need to provide a robust and wide-ranging suite of remote... Read full update