University Of California Will Bring Students Back To Campuses For Fall 2021 School YearCOVID-19 vaccines are being administered now to frontline healthcare workers, and could be available soon to students, staff and faculty, so UC says they are getting ready to welcome students back to its campuses.
University Of California No Longer Able To Use SAT, ACT Scores In Admissions, Judge RulesThe University of California system can no longer use ACT and SAT tests as a determinant for admissions, a superior court judge has ruled, handing a victory to students with disabilities.
University Of California Announces Plan To Phase Out Single-Use Plastics At All 10 Campuses By 2030Single-use plastic straw, utensils and stirrers will be eliminated by July 1, 2021 and replaced with compostable or reusable alternatives, with exceptions for accessibility needs.
Latino Students The Biggest Ethnic Group Of Incoming UC Freshman For First TimeEven as universities grapple with holding classes amid a pandemic, UC says it expects to increase its total 2020-21 resident enrollment by 1,600, on top of the more than 17,700 California-based students who have been enrolled since 2014-15.
UC System To Sue Over ICE Directive Forcing International Students To Take In-Person Classes Or Leave USHarvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have also filed lawsuits, and the University of Southern California said it was weighing its legal options.
Dr. Michael Drake Named UC System's First Black PresidentDr. Michael Drake succeeds Janet Napolitano, who had held the role since 2013.
UC Board Of Regents Votes In Favor Of Bringing Affirmative Action Back To College AdmissionsUniversity of California’s Board of Regents unanimously endorsed a state constitutional amendment that would allow race and gender to be considered again in college admissions.
UC Eliminates ACT/SAT Requirement For Admissions Selection, Announces Plans For Replacement TestThe UC Board of Regents voted unanimously Thursday to suspend the SAT/ACT requirement for all freshman applicants through fall 2024.
University Of California Should Suspend SAT And ACT As Admissions Requirement, Napolitano SaysThe president of the 10-campus University of California system is recommending the suspension and possible elimination of the SAT and ACT as part of admissions requirements.
With Schools Closed By Coronavirus Outbreak, UC Temporarily Relaxes Enrollment RequirementsWith schools across the country shut down potentially until the end of the school year, the University of California is temporarily relaxing enrollment requirements.
University Of California Develops Own Test For Coronavirus With Results Within 24 HoursLabs at UC San Francisco, UCLA and UC San Diego are now offering the in-house COVID-19 tests, with UC Davis and Irvine next in line.
UC President Janet Napolitano To Step Down In 2020Napolitano made the announcement during a UC Board of Regents meeting at UCLA.
Bernie Sanders Appears At UCLA Rally For Thousands Of Striking WorkersSanders briefly spoke at a rally near the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, one of several such rallies taking place across the state.
California Legislature OKs Plan To Require Universities To Offer Medication AbortionsThe California Assembly has voted to require all public universities to offer medication abortions at their campus health centers.
UC System Decreases Tuition For First Time Since 1999A resident student will play about $12,570 in tuition and fees next year.