UC Irvine is dedicated to helping students persevere during difficult times. The websites below are just some of the offices dedicated to supporting students. Please take time to browse each one. For FALL 2020, many of the support offices below are providing resources to students, remotely in most cases. For more detailed information, please navigate thru each website.
- School of Physical Sciences Expectations for Students During Remote Instruction - AY20-21
- Math Pre-requisite Review Materials
- UCI Learn Anywhere - Guidance on remote learning
- Inclusive Learning Environments
Campus Social Worker:
Resources from Worklife & Wellness:
Resources from the Counseling Center:
- Tips for Managing Stress during COVID-19
- Telebehavioral Services Flyer
- Telehealth Flyer
- Spring 2021 Therapy Group Information
- Spring 2021 Virtual Workshops
Resources from Center for Student Wellness & Health Promotion:
General Messages and Policies
Public Health Tiers and Spring Quarter
March 16, 2021 - As COVID-19 cases continue to drop and vaccinations increase, Orange County has moved from the most restrictive purple tier into the red tier. This is great news and we are encouraged that these developments will help support the COVID-19 recovery and the gradual reopening of society and UCI. Read more.
Assoc. Dean Penner Message on Updated School COVID-19 Policy
December 16, 2020 - The new SoPS Committee on COVID met for the first time Monday, Dec. 14, to discuss issues for the School relating to the pandemic. I write to share an update on our COVID case policy, and to provide related information, read updates here.
New Family Support Resources Available
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.
Graduate students Housing and Campus directives and guidelines
October 20, 2020 - It is important for you to be aware of the Executive Directives put forth by our Chancellor and our Provost. Please familiarize yourself by viewing them here: The directives include guidelines on face covering, student testing, gatherings, daily symptom check, Invited Visitor/Guest, Travel etc. 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 email@example.com, 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
- To test or not to test? Asymptomatic Testing Frequency Chart
Students should report positive or suspected cases through the Student Health Center or by calling (949) 824-5304