Banana Slugs—we are so glad you’re back!

This site will continue to provide everyone in our campus community with crucial information as we resume more in-person research, teaching, and work. Together we are Slug strong.

The latest COVID-19 Campus Guidelines and Resources booklet provides a general update on how the UC Santa Cruz is supporting the health and well-being of faculty, staff and students.and new guidelines for meetings, events, and visitors.

Additionally, the campus released a protocol to provide expectations related to events, meetings, and visitors.

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Note: To mark the start of the fall quarter, all active faculty and staff were sent a Slug Strong fall welcome pack that included a reusable lunch bag, a face covering, and a few other items to use in their workspace. If you believe you should have received one, but did not, you can request one through an online form.”