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. UC will act in accordance with all applicable public health directives and UC’s guidance, policies and regulations cannot conflict with public health orders.

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Coronavirus news

UC issues final COVID-19 vaccination policy
July 15, 2021 

Frequently asked questions for employees
Updated Sept. 3, 2021

Frequently asked questions for students
Updated Sept. 3, 2021

UC encourages COVID-19 vaccinations for university communities while reviewing policy requirements
Updated July 1, 2021 

Emergency Paid Sick Leave for COVID-19 relief available to UC employees for 2021
March 30, 2021 

Updated travel guidelines for the UC community
March 12, 2021 

Extended COVID-19 relief for UC’s Flexible Spending Account (FSA) plans
March 10, 2021 

COVID-19 vaccination: UC’s progress and policy
Feb. 9, 2021 

Additional COVID-19 relief in sight for participants in UC’s Flexible Spending Account (FSA) plans
Jan. 12, 2021 

Important changes to UC’s policy on temporary layoffs and benefits eligibility
Jan. 8, 2021

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Health, welfare and retirement benefits

Keep up to date on how UC and your health, welfare and retirement benefits plans are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Employment and leave policy

UC's commitment to doing everything possible to protecting the income and job stability of UC employees during this time.

Initial guidance for UC locations (revised March 8, 2020)

Guidance prepared by the UC Office of the President to assist UC locations in issuing local procedures, should they wish to do so. 

Remote work and operations 

Updates, resources and tips as UC transitions to remote operations and services.

Travel directives

Directives from the UC Office of the President regarding non-essential travel.