Coronavirus

The University of California is vigilantly monitoring and responding to new information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which has been declared a global health emergency.

4:00 pm    March 10, 2020

UC Merced moves toward remote learning

With the health and safety of the community as its highest priority, UC Merced leadership, following University of California guidance, will begin moving toward remote learning. The campus is not closing, and classes are not being canceled. Instructors are encouraged to begin using digital tools like CatCourses and Zoom to offer courses remotely, when feasible.


3:32 pm    March 10, 2020

UCLA transitions to remote instruction

UCLA Chancellor Gene Block announces that the campus will suspend in-person classes wherever possible and transition to remote platforms through April 10, which is the end of the second week of spring quarter.


3:31 pm    March 10, 2020

UC Davis: Exams, paid leave and gatherings

UC Davis Chancellor Gary May issues new campus directives. For the sake of everyone’s health, the goal is to minimize face-to-face contact, in instruction and office hours, in workspaces and large gatherings. And we want to emphasize to students, staff and faculty: If you are sick, stay home.


3:21 pm    March 10, 2020

UC Santa Barbara announces proactive steps, including transition to remote instruction

The campus will transition to remote instruction for the remainder of winter quarter and through at least the end of April. That immediate action and several other proactive steps are detailed in a memo from Chancellor Yang, as the university takes steps to mitigate the potential impact of COVID-19 on campus, in Isla Vista and in the broader Santa Barbara community.



11:38 am    March 10, 2020

UC Santa Cruz suspending in-person classes in response to COVID-19

In a memo to the UC Santa Cruz community, Chancellor Cynthia Larive said the new measures would be effective beginning March 11, and would remain in place through the first week of the spring quarter. A decision on what will happen after April 3 and beyond for the spring quarter will occur at a later date, based on the latest coronavirus information available. Timely updates will be emailed and posted on the UC Santa Cruz COVID-19 website.


4:17 pm    March 9, 2020

UC San Diego: campuswide status update

For the last week of winter quarter, courses are continuing to meet in person, but instructors will no longer use attendance-based points in their grading. Starting in spring quarter, all lecture and discussion courses will be delivered remotely. In the context of the UC San Diego campus, this will mainly involve offering conventional courses via remote teaching and learning tools. Comprehensive information on UC San Diego's educational continuity is available at: COVID-19 Information.


1:44 pm    March 9, 2020

As coronavirus spreads, UC Berkeley suspends in-person instruction

UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ announces that beginning Tuesday, March 10, the campus will suspend most in-person classes and will begin offering all lecture courses (including discussion sections), seminar instruction and examination through alternative modalities (e.g., Zoom, course capture, etc.) through spring break.


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