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August 4, 2022

Student Affairs

The Division of Student Affairs provided an update on the COVID-19 mitigation measures for the Fall 2022 semester.

Notable topics include testing, reporting a positive case of COVID-19, vaccinations, and masking. 

June 24, 2022

On June 24, 2022, Alameda County announced it would realign with state face masking guidance, rescinding the indoor masking mandate that went into effect on Friday, June 3. Because the city of Berkeley has its own public health jurisdiction, the order did not apply to the city of Berkeley and the UC Berkeley campus.

June 2, 2022

Alameda County has issued a new public health order requiring that masks be worn in most indoor locations beginning Friday, June 3. Because the city of Berkeley has its own public health jurisdiction, this order does not apply to the city of Berkeley and the UC Berkeley campus.

May 23, 2022

The updated training course, EHS 207: UC Berkeley Guidelines on Protecting Workers from COVID-19 (Revised 5/10/2022), is required by Cal/OSHA and must be completed by all faculty, staff, postdocs, and student workers. Even if an employee has taken the prior version of EHS 207, they still must take this updated course. The course takes approximately 15-minutes.

May 10, 2022

As of Friday, May 6, completing the Daily Symptom Screener is no longer required. Instead, you are required to self-assess your symptoms each day before coming to campus.

April 26, 2022

Cal/OSHA recently made its third and final revision to the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard. The Campus COVID-19 Prevention Plan has been updated accordingly. The new ETS will go into effect on May 6 and will remain in effect through Dec. 31, 2022.

Notable changes include: