COVID-19 Information for Academic Employees

General Information 

Stay Informed! Visit Campus Information on COVID-19 (coronavirus) for campus announcements, resources and updates, as well as links to public information resources.

UC Santa Cruz is providing remote instruction for spring quarter and for summer session. There will be no exemptions for in-person instructional activities. The campus will remain open. Most support services for students, including counseling, advising, and tutoring, will be delivered via Zoom.

For those experiencing symptoms of COVID-19: 

  • Faculty and staff members should contact their healthcare provider for additional instructions about seeking care. UC health plans are offering Telemedicine options.
  • Students should call Student Health Services, or their primary health care provider, prior to arriving at the medical office. This will allow for provision of information regarding your illness and to plan for your visit to the clinic, if necessary. Additional Student Health Services information devoted to COVID-19.  

For those who have been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19 or who have been diagnosed with COVID-19, please let the campus know by emailing the Office of Emergency Services at oes@ucsc.edu. 

Information for academic employees, supervisors and administrators

Other Resources for Academics

  • Research Continuity - Guidance from the Office of Research on a variety of related topics, including the temporary cessation of non-essential on-campus research operations
  • Keep Teaching - Website from the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL) to address the needs of instructors, including Teaching Assistants 

Resources for Academic Personnel Staff