Statements & news


March 13, 2020

Chancellor's Office

Dear campus community,

We are writing with updates about the delivery of instruction and on-campus housing.  

March 11, 2020

Cal Messages

Dear campus community:

As part of our ongoing effort to take proactive measures to limit the potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community, today we announce new changes that will remain in effect at least through March 29.

  • Campus spaces and venues will not be available for any event with 100 or more expected attendees.

  • Intercollegiate Athletics events on campus will be held without spectators.

  • Cal Performances events through March 29 will be canceled.

March 10, 2020

March 9, 2020

Chancellor's Office

Today I am announcing new campus actions designed to help limit coronavirus (COVID-19) risk on campus. There are no confirmed cases on our campus at this time; however, as local, national, and global public health recommendations shift to include mitigation of transmission, the campus is proactively taking steps that will help to protect the community.

March 6, 2020

Cal Messages

Dear Campus Community,

As concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak intensify at the local, national, and international levels, incidents of xenophobia and anti-Asian racism, harassment, and bullying on campus also have increased. These behaviors have no place at UC Berkeley. 

February 25, 2020

Cal Messages

Chancellor Carol Christ sent the following message to the campus community on Tuesday, Feb. 25: