Statements & news


June 3, 2020

People & Culture

Dear Colleagues,

New options concerning your UC benefits are now available, designed to provide relief during the COVID-19 pandemic to give you much greater flexibility in withdrawing or borrowing money from your Retirement Savings Program plans and in making changes to your benefits:

June 2, 2020

Othering & Belonging Institute

I’m writing firstly to express my sincere condolences to the families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the many others who have been killed in recent months at the hands of police and related violence, including the protesters who lost their lives over the weekend around the country demanding their voices be heard, and their grievances be addressed.

May 31, 2020

University of California

University of California Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez and President Janet Napolitano issued the following joint statement today (May 31):

The tragic deaths of George Floyd, countless other African Americans and people of color, as well as the justified anger and fury in ensuing protests, speak to the institutionalized racism that has plagued this country in the same way it has persistently defined the everyday realities of individuals who face perpetual intolerance, discrimination, marginalization and bigotry.

May 29, 2020

Chancellor's Office

Dear Campus Community,

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

Dear Colleagues:

Chancellor's Office

Dear Campus Community,