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January 14, 2021

Randy Katz will be stepping down as vice chancellor for research, effective June 30, 2021, and will retire from the university after a remarkable career of scholarship and service that spans more than four decades with UC Berkeley.

January 12, 2021

Update on our campus COVID-19 vaccination plan: The first shipment of vaccine have arrived at University Health Services and are at the Tang Center.

January 11, 2021

The University of California is planning for a return to primarily in-person instruction systemwide in fall 2021.

January 6, 2021

We are today witnessing disturbing and dangerous events unfold in Washington, D.C. While we are heartened by the quick condemnations of the reckless violence that have come from Republicans and Democrats alike, we also perceive a significant threat to our democracy.

December 16, 2020

Oscar Dubón, Jr. will be stepping down as vice chancellor for equity and inclusion (VCEI), effective June 30, 2021.

November 23, 2020

Now that we have guidance from UC President Michael Drake regarding the significant budget challenges facing the system and individual campuses, we will confer with campus leaders on the best approach for UC Berkeley.
As we approach the end of the fall semester and the final exam season, please remember that per the Academic Senate’s Council on Course Instruction (COCI) handbook, instructors of undergraduate courses are expected to hold final exams for their courses at the regular date and time published in the Final Exam Schedule.

November 12, 2020

Encouraging all members of the campus community to enroll in California COVID Notify

October 30, 2020

We want to encourage all of the members of our campus community who are eligible, to participate in the democratic process and vote.

October 29, 2020

Update to previously announced plans for the spring 2021 semester.

October 28, 2020

We are excited to announce a new implementation phase of the Berkeley Strategic Plan focused on discovery in the undergraduate experience. The Berkeley Strategic Plan envisions discovery as “the foundation of the Berkeley experience and the heart of our campus identity.” Building on the investment of many working groups and innovative efforts across campus, we are now poised to scale discovery across the university and weave discovery into the heart of the undergraduate experience.

October 25, 2020

Forecasted high winds and dry conditions in the East Bay present a significant fire danger, leading PG&E to schedule Public Service Power Shut-Offs (PSPS) and officials in Berkeley to urge residents in parts of the city to consider relocating for the duration of the Red Flag Warning period.

October 22, 2020

Our proposal to pilot a limited number of outdoor instructional activities has been approved by the city of Berkeley Public Health. The pilot will kick off on Monday, Oct. 26 and end on Tuesday, Nov. 24, before the Thanksgiving holiday.

October 21, 2020

Geeta Anand has been appointed as the Dean of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

October 1, 2020

Reminder of the University's policy on political campaign activities

September 30, 2020

Reminder and update about the spreadsheet templates that chairs will receive to initiate the chair review process that runs from September 30 at noon through October 7 at noon.

September 29, 2020

Plans for the spring semester

September 21, 2020

Dear Campus Community,

I write to you to share the news that Dean Diana Wu will be retiring in June 2021 after serving as the dean of University Extension for 12 years. 

September 16, 2020

To celebrate 150 Years of Women at Berkeley, we are soliciting photos from all genders of the UC Berkeley community including students, staff, alumni and faculty to create a photo mosaic of the 150W logo.

September 15, 2020

It is our responsibility to make all instructional materials available to students with disabilities in a timely manner.