COVID-19 resources and support

Friday, May 7, 2021 - 1 p.m.

Outdoor study halls will continue to be available at two campus locations during finals week. These study spaces will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. You’re asked to limit your use of the space to 2 hours at a time. Please note, that all campus and public health guidelines including face coverings, physical distancing, and campus testing/screening requirements are applicable.

Lower Sproul Plaza

Monday, May 10 – Wednesday, May 12
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Chemistry Courtyard (behind Tan, Latimer, and Hildebrand)

Monday, May 10 – Wednesday, May 12
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 1 p.m.

The UC Office of the President has updated the draft vaccination policy FAQs for students (PDF) and employees (PDF). If the policy is adopted:
  • Vaccines authorized by the World Health Organization administered consistent with your country’s implementation will be accepted as proof of vaccination.
  • If you cannot come back to campus 3-4 weeks before school starts and cannot get vaccinated in your country, you will be allowed on campus but will be referred to a vaccine site to get vaccinated immediately and may be subject to special safety measures such as masking, more frequent testing and/or quarantine.

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 5 p.m.

The Berkeley International Office sent an update regarding the suspension of travel from India.

Illustration of bear wearing a mask.

Bears wear masks

Cover your nose and mouth when on campus and in the surrounding community.

Illustration of bear washing its paws with soap and water.

Bears wash paws

Frequent handwashing with soap and water is key to preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Illustration of two bears with a line indicating they are 6 feet apart.

Bears protect bears

Stay at least six feet away from others - even when wearing a face covering.