UCLA updated its COVID-19 dashboard Thursday, after more than two weeks of delays in publishing time-sensitive test data.
The website – which tracks the UCLA community’s vaccination rates and confirmed cases on and off campus – only displayed data through Dec.
Students returning to on-campus housing from winter break had mixed opinions about the efficiency of getting a COVID-19 test.
The university mandated Dec. 21 that all students returning to campus take a COVID-19 test from a campus vending machine or distribution center upon their arrival and a second one three to five days after coming to campus.
This post was updated Jan. 12 at 7:54 p.m.
The UCLA Labor Center renamed its downtown location after Reverend James Lawson Jr., a leader of the civil rights movement and a UCLA labor studies faculty member.
UCLA will postpone the return to in-person instruction through Jan. 28, university administrators announced Friday.
The campuswide email attributed the delay to regional and campus trends of positive COVID-19 rates and staffing concerns.
Students returning from winter break expressed concern about the university’s winter quarter instruction plans.
On Dec. 18, UCLA announced that instruction would be online for the first two weeks of winter quarter because of rising cases of COVID-19 from the spread of the omicron variant in Los Angeles County.
Some UCLA students with exceptional financial need said they were surprised to receive additional financial aid through emergency relief grants they did not apply for.
The university began releasing grants from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund in spring 2020.
Many transfer students consistently face issues enrolling in upper division courses that require prerequisites.
Transfer students at UCLA who have taken lower-division courses at other institutions of higher education have expressed frustration that these courses have not transferred over to MyUCLA, the enrollment system the university uses, said Herman Luis Chavez, the Undergraduate Students Association Council transfer student representative.
The Undergraduate Students Association Council is calling for the Undergraduate Council of the Academic Senate to permanently overturn its decision to reduce the number of priority enrollment units available to students accommodated under the Center for Accessible Education.
UCLA released new guidelines with restrictions for on-campus events and departmental social gatherings, according to a campuswide email Wednesday.
The announcement came after scientists in South Africa detected the highly transmissible omicron COVID-19 virus variant, which the World Health Organization designated a variant of concern on Nov.
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