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... Read full update

Summer Sessions and Remote Instruction

To the Campus Community:

Our priority during the COVID-19 crisis is to protect the health and safety of our Bruin community. Despite the challenges we face, we will continue to take steps that support our teaching mission. Based on the rapidly developing situation and new data every day, we have decided to continue to offer instruction... Read full update

Protecting Our Remote Learning Environments

To the Campus Community:

We were horrified and angered to learn that earlier this week several of our online Zoom classes were disrupted by individuals making anti-Black and anti-Semitic comments as well as other racist remarks. Any form of bigotry is dehumanizing and hurtful and has no place at UCLA, including in our online and remote... Read full update

Our Gratitude to UCLA Staff

o Our Staff:

As we all work to adapt to the new realities of these trying times, we want to take a moment to express our heartfelt gratitude for the deep and abiding commitment of UCLA’s staff. We know that the outsized impact of UCLA is only possible because of your dedication, hard work, and partnership. Particularly during these times of great stress... Read full update

Update on Spring Quarter Grading

To the Campus Community:

The Academic Senate wishes to express its appreciation to all the faculty, staff, and students who have put in such extraordinary efforts to complete the winter quarter under the stress of moving final assessments to alternative modes in response to COVID-19. We also recognize that the necessity to move to remote instruction... Read full update

Most Campus Laboratory Research to Shut Down

To the Campus Community:

I appreciate your efforts to develop strategies for ramping down on-campus research activities following my March 17 communication.

In light of Los Angeles County’s safer at home order, UCLA has determined that these ramp-down strategies must be fully... Read full update

Tuition and Payment Plan Extension and Course Material Fee Suspension

To the Campus Community:

We are aware that the COVID-19 pandemic may be creating unforeseen financial challenges for our students and their families, and we are working diligently with our campus partners to address its effects on the Bruin community.

In an effort to help members of our community manage... Read full update

Making Commencement Decisions Together

To the Campus Community:

Yesterday, we made a decision about this year’s commencement ceremonies without first consulting our students and fully understanding their preferences for this important rite of passage. In these unprecedented times, we are guided by our goal of protecting the safety of our Bruin community. But we should have known... Read full update

Plans for Spring 2020 Commencement Ceremonies

To the Campus Community:

Being a Bruin means more than just being on UCLA’s campus; it also encompasses the emotional and social ties we share with one another. For many UCLA students, no experience is more valued than celebrating the culmination of their hard work and dedication along with their families and friends during graduation... Read full update

To:  Deans and Department Chair: Extension of Graduate Thesis and Dissertation Submission Deadlines for Winter Quarter

Dear Colleagues:

To ensure that graduate students are impacted as little as possible by the rapidly changing events associated with COVID-19, the Graduate Council has voted to extend dissertation, thesis and capstone project filing deadlines from March 20, 2020 to... Read full update

Student Diagnosed with COVID-19

To the Campus Community:

We have learned that another member of our UCLA campus community has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual is a student who lives in off-campus, non–university-owned housing, and is receiving proper care at a local hospital. I know the entire UCLA community joins me in keeping our fellow Bruin in their thoughts and... Read full update

Mental Health and Social Well-Being amid Coronavirus Spread

To the Campus Community:

The concerns about the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are being addressed in multiple ways here at UCLA. At the same time, information about the virus and its effects, including misleading information from outside sources, can heighten our fear and anxiety. The uncertainty surrounding this... Read full update

Ramping Down UCLA Laboratory Research

To the Campus Community:

This message is sent with gratitude for your patience while we navigate the ever-changing environment of the developing COVID-19 crisis. As we continue to take measures to protect the health and well-being of everyone in our campus community, we have made the decision to ramp down nonessential campus operations,... Read full update