Wednesday, May 27


SAT, ACT test scores no longer required in UC admissions process

The University of California Board of Regents voted unanimously to suspend all standardized testing requirements for admissions through 2024 at its meeting Thursday. The board accepted UC President Janet Napolitano’s recommendation 23-0, meaning the UC system will make standardized tests optional through 2022 and fully suspend the use of the tests for admissions by 2024. Read more...



UCLA tells faculty to prepare for remote fall quarter, official plans unannounced

Faculty should expect large courses to be offered remotely for fall quarter, according to an announcement from a university official. While UCLA has not made an official announcement regarding fall plans, faculty should be prepared to transition the majority of classes online for fall quarter, said Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Emily Carter in an open email to faculty. Read more...


Napolitano recommends suspending SAT, ACT as admissions criteria until at least 2024

University of California president Janet Napolitano recommended that the UC suspend standardized testing as an admissions requirement until 2024, according to a proposal released Monday.  Napolitano recommended that the UC make the SAT and ACT test requirement optional for admissions through the 2022 admissions cycle and fully drop standardized tests from the admissions process through 2024.  Read more...