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UCLA moves Bruin Day online because of COVID-19 outbreak

Admitted students will have to experience UCLA through a series of online events in lieu of Bruin Day because of the coronavirus outbreak.  The university is working on building a months-long plan to engage admitted freshmen and transfer students online, UCLA spokesperson Ricardo Vazquez said in an emailed statement. Read more...

Photo: Admitted freshman and transfer students will attend webinars, Instagram Lives and other online events this year in lieu of the traditional Bruin Day (Daily Bruin file photo)


UC Regents recap – March 17-19

The governing board of the University of California met for its March meeting via teleconference from Tuesday to Thursday. The Board of Regents discussed the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak and the use of standardized testing in admissions during the meeting. Read more...

Photo: The University of California Board of Regents discussed the impacts of the novel coronavirus outbreak and the use of standardized testing in admissions at its March meeting. (Daily Bruin file photo)


UCLA extends payment deadline for spring tuition, suspends course materials fees

UCLA has suspended course materials fees and extended the deadline to pay spring quarter tuition and fees in light of the coronavirus outbreak. All course materials fees that are tied to particular courses will be suspended, said Gregg Goldman, vice chancellor and chief financial officer, in an email to students Friday. Read more...

Photo: UCLA announced Friday it will suspend course materials fees and extend the deadline to pay spring quarter tuition and fees. However, no changes have been made to systemwide or campus-based fees. (Daily Bruin file photo)


UCLA extends online instruction through end of spring quarter

This post was updated March 16 at 11:08 p.m. Classes will be moved online for all of spring quarter, one of several changes made to campus operations as the threat of coronavirus looms.  Read more...

Photo: UCLA’s campus will remain open for international students and research. Students who live on-campus can cancel their housing contracts early and receive refunds. (Daily Bruin file photo)


All UCLA summer travel study programs canceled, according to UCLA email

UCLA announced Thursday that it is canceling all UCLA summer travel study, global internships and summer global cities programs due to the coronavirus. The UCLA International Education Office said in an email to students that challenges stemming from the recent coronavirus outbreak have impacted its ability to provide a safe and quality learning environment for students. Read more...

Photo: UCLA has canceled all summer travel study, global internships and global cities programs due to the coronavirus. However, summer programs with the UC Education Abroad Program have not yet been canceled. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)


UCLA among 5 UC campuses to offer in-house COVID-19 testing

Five University of California medical centers will use their own tests for the coronavirus, according to the Sacramento Bee. The five medical centers in the UC are either currently using or obtaining approvals for the tests. Read more...

Photo: Medical centers at UCLA, UC San Francisco, UC San Diego, UC Irvine and UC Davis will use in-house tests for the coronavirus. The University of California system is one of the first health systems in the country to offer such testing. (Daily Bruin file photo)




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