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

Additional Emergency Paid Sick Leave for COVID-19 relief available to UC employees for 2022
Feb. 23, 2022

Dec. 21 message from President Michael V. Drake to the UC chancellors
Dec. 21, 2021

A message from President Michael V. Drake on COVID vaccine boosters
Dec. 15, 2021

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 

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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.