COVID19 & Remote Learning Resources

The UCI campus is continuing to operate mostly remotely as we gear up for fall quarter. Learn about resources, policies, and news during COVID-19.


Find information to help teach students, use Zoom, and stay connected with others.


Learn about the latest safety practices and plans during COVID-19.


While working from home, learn about available resources to set yourself up for success.


Learn about the latest information and resources available for students.


Jul 14, 2020
Irvine, Calif. – The National Science Foundation has awarded $18 million to the University of California, Irvine in support of a new materials research science and engineering center. UCI is one of three MRSECs newly funded by the NSF in 2020, joining 16 other existing centers at leading research institutions in the United States.
Jul 1, 2020
The two W.M. Keck Observatory telescopes sit inside domes perched atop Hawaii’s dormant Mauna Kea volcano. Run by the University of California and Caltech, these telescopes help astronomers and other scientists discover things like planets orbiting other stars, or measure the acceleration of the expansion of the universe. Gary Chanan, Professor Emeritus in the UCI Department of Physics & Astronomy, has won the Yale 2020 Award for Advancement of Basic and Applied Science for the work he did…
Jun 30, 2020
The survival of bacteria is constantly threatened by a multitude of viruses and antimicrobial mechanisms. Professor Albert Siryaporn's talk will explain recent discoveries by his lab about how bacteria successfully defend against viral attacks and how these systems may be adapted to potentially combat SARS-CoV-2.

News and Updates

Communication from Assoc. Dean Penner on the Infection Protocol for COVID-19

July 9, 2020
As stated by Chancellor Gillman in his July 2nd message, the COVID-19 virus has increased its spread within our communities and we must recommit to previously stated safety precautions and be especially vigilant. Staying home when sick, wearing a face covering, adhering to physical distancing and increased hand washing continue to be effective measures to help slow the spread. Read more

Dean Bullock's Message on School's Policy for Returning to Campus

June 8, 2020
First, as before, if you can work from home you should continue to do so. For approved efforts, return to campus is voluntary not mandatory. Read more


COVID-19 Updates

UCI is closely monitoring the coronavirus (“COVID-19”) situation and associated communications from the county, state and federal authorities. We will continue to provide updates through this website and email communications, and take steps to ensure the health and safety of our community.

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remote learning task force
Mathieu Morlighem
Julie Ferguson


David Van Vranken
Professor of Chemistry, School of Physical Sciences
Associate Dean, School of Physical Sciences