Statements & news


November 12, 2020

Chancellor's Office

Campus Community,

We are writing to ask for your help in slowing the spread of COVID-19 on our campus and in our community. We encourage all members of the campus community to enroll in California COVID Notify when it goes live on Monday. 

November 4, 2020

Chancellor's Office

Dear Campus Community,

I am pleased to announce the call for nominations for the annual Chancellor’s Awards for Public Service, recognizing students, staff, and faculty for their individual and collective efforts to benefit others locally and globally. 

Please take time to submit nominations by November 30, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. The award categories are as follows:

November 2, 2020

People & Culture

Key takeaway: If eligible, non-represented staff will continue accruing vacation leave through June 30, 2021, even if they are over their maximum.

Dear Colleagues,

UC President Drake has approved the request to extend the approval to temporarily increase the amount of additional time that PPSM-2.210 (Absence from Work) provides to policy-covered staff employees to use to bring the employee’s vacation accrual below the maximum from December 31, 2020, to June 30, 2021. 

October 30, 2020

Berkeley News

After more than 32 years on the Berkeley campus and 21 years of leading the Center for Educational Partnerships (CEP) within the Division of Equity & Inclusion, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Educational Partnerships Marsha Jaeger is retiring on November 1, 2020.

October 29, 2020

People & Culture

Key Takeaways:
Massive local response to Curtailment Survey

UCOP Survey closes Thursday 5 pm
UCOP issues Update Message for Employees


Dear Colleagues,

October 22, 2020

Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

Campus Community,

We’re pleased to announce that our proposal to pilot a limited number of outdoor instructional activities has been approved by the city of Berkeley Public Health. The pilot will kick off on Monday, Oct. 26, and end on Tuesday, Nov. 24, before the Thanksgiving holiday.