Remote Work Resources
The following tools and resources will help you stay productive during your time working remotely.
Directions on Connecting Remotely
The following instructions will help you to connect to your work machine remotely. Once connected to the internet at home you should download the VPN to access web-based resources on campus. Please check with your department if they will allow this. You will need to submit an electronic device usage form. Read more
Additional articles and videos on telecommuting:
- Coronavirus and the Remote Work Experiment No One Asked For
- How to Maintain Boundaries Between Work and Home When You Telecommute
- Why working from home is good for business | The Way We Work, a TED series
Zoom allows you to meet with up to 300 people with video and voice and allows participants to share what they see on their computer with others.
Sign up for Zoom and click the Sign-in button and login with your UCINetID and password.
General Messages and Policies
New Family Support Resources Avaliable
November 5, 2020 - In an effort to continue to assist our employees during this unique and unprecedented period of time, UCI has launched families.uci.edu, a new central webpage to help connect UCI families to dependent and elder care resources. Read more.
CA Guidance for Institutions of Higher Education
UCI Contact Tracing Program - Executive Directive
September 30, 2020 - UCI has entered into an agreement with the Orange County Health Care Agency to authorize UCI to conduct contact tracing specific to the UCI community. Campus leadership has supported this effort by issuing an executive directive. Read more.
Flu Shots Available on Campus
September, 23, 2020 - UCI employees and their covered dependents who have UCI Health coverage can obtain a flu vaccination at the UCI Health drive-up testing site at Campus Parking Lot 70 located at 4600 Health Science Road, Irvine, at the corner of Bison and California. You may schedule an appointment through MyChart. The hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday through Friday.
2020-21 Flu Vaccination Now Mandatory for All UCI Employees
September 21, 2020
To support the health and well-being of UC students, faculty and staff, as well as our local communities, the University of California, in consultation with UC Health leadership, has issued a systemwide executive order requiring all members of the UC community to receive an influenza immunization before Nov. 1, 2020. Read more.
Assoc. Dean Penner Message on Laboratory Addendum to UCI's COVID-19 Infection Protocol
September 2, 2020
The UCI campus has a COVID-19 infection protocol described here. This protocol does not provide guidance relating to the operation of shared spaces of laboratories and offices occupied by research personnel. The following is the approved procedure to be followed in such instances. Read more.
Campus COVID-19 Resources
COVID information and guidance can be found by calling the UCI Coronavirus Response Center at (949) 824-9918, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, and at the following information hubs:
- Official UCI COVID-19 Website
- UCnet Website
- Graduate Division COVID-19 Updates
- Reporting a COVID-19 Case Checklist
- Working Well Symptom Checking App
- Non-compliance Response Procedures
Students should report positive or suspected cases through the Student Health Center or by calling (949) 824-5304