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

Summer Session C Will Be Remote


To the Campus Community:

Our prevailing priority during the COVID-19 crisis is to protect the health and safety of our Bruin community. Faculty and staff also remain undaunted in our efforts to continue our teaching mission, despite the challenges this presents. Based on the new data we receive every day, we have decided to continue to offer... Read full update

A Video Message to the Bruin Family

To the Campus Community:

We are living in an extraordinary moment in time.

It is a time of challenge, but also a time to display our extraordinary Bruin spirit. Please take a moment to watch this video message I want to share with all of you, expressing my deepest appreciation to... Read full update

Financial Support for UCLA Students


Dear Students:

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, the financial hardships and mental health toll that it has wrought on many of our students and their families have mounted, as has the urgent need to provide relief and support during these trying times.

To that end, on behalf of the chancellor and executive vice... Read full update

Planning for Fall 2020 and Beyond


To the Campus Community:

As we navigate these unprecedented times, our decisions will continue to be guided by the safety and welfare of our Bruin community. UCLA remains committed to providing the best possible experience to our students. We know there are many important questions about the coming academic year and we are dedicated to... Read full update

Required Self-Monitoring for COVID-19 Begins Wednesday for All On-campus Employees

To:  Deans, Directors, Managers and Supervisors

Supervisors:  Please share this message with all staff members working in campus facilities and post in your workspaces.

Dear Colleagues:

We are implementing a new procedure to further protect the health and safety of our campus community as... Read full update

"Safer at Home" Order Extended


To the Campus Community:

On April 10, Los Angeles County extended its "safer at home" order (PDF) to May 15 to continue our region’s efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19. Therefore, reduced campus... Read full update

Mental Health and Social Well-being during the Pandemic

To the Campus Community:

Each of you is a valued member of the Bruin family, and we want to ensure you have information to help you maintain your health and well-being during this difficult time. We also want to acknowledge the challenges you face while continuing your work and studies virtually, often in situations and locations... Read full update

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... Read full update