COVID-19 resources and support

ALERT: A stay at home order is now in effect in the city of Berkeley and other Bay Area jurisdictions. UC Berkeley essential operations continue.

Friday, Jan. 22, 11 a.m.

Students: Your help is needed to help UC Berkeley implement limited in-person instruction this spring. UC Berkeley is now hiring for two important new student positions. Student health ambassadors will be paid $18 per hour and will monitor open campus buildings for compliance with COVID-19 testing by checking the color-coded badges of students, staff, and faculty. Student area managers will be paid $20 per hour and will supervise health ambassadors.

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 5 p.m.

The next Campus Conversation will feature some of UC Berkeley’s leading public health experts and clinicians providing insight and analysis regarding the current vaccine situation and what you can expect going forward. You can access the live event by visiting the Campus Conversations website at noon on Friday, Jan. 22.

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 4 p.m.

Plans for offering in-person instruction in the spring semester have been updated in light of current public health conditions. As previously announced, the first two weeks of the semester will be fully remote. After that, beginning Monday, Feb. 1, approved occasional outdoor instructional activities will resume. On Tuesday, Feb. 16, a small pilot of in-person classes held indoors will begin.

Illustration of bear wearing a mask.

Bears wear masks

You're required to cover your nose and mouth at all times when on the UC Berkeley 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.