UC System Considering First Tuition Hike Since 2017The proposal, dubbed the “forever hike" by opponents, would be the first increase in in-state tuition and fees for the 10-campus system since 2017.
UC Admits More Diverse, Bigger Group Of California Freshmen For Fall 2021The end of standardized testing requirements may have encouraged more students to apply, because applications from California freshmen were up more than 13%, UC officials said.
UC Mandates Coronavirus Vaccines, With Some Exceptions, For In-Person Campus Access In Upcoming Fall TermThe University of California system is mandating coronavirus vaccines for students, faculty, staff and other school-affiliated individuals before the fall term begins.
University Of California Study Finds No Evidence Of A 'Cal Exodus'California may have lost a congressional seat, and some high-profile technology companies and at least one billionaire publicly left the state. But researchers have determined there was no evidence of an abnormal increase in residents planning to move out of the state.
UC Schools Likely To Require Students, Staff To Be Vaccinated To Return In FallCertain medical and religious exemptions will be allowed.
University Of California, Kroger Among Organizations Hit By Major Cyberattack On Accellion Firewall SoftwarePersonal information – including full names, addresses, phone numbers Social Security numbers, driver’s license information, passport information, bank routing and account numbers, and birthdates – were among the data that were posted on the internet, UC officials confirmed on March 29.
UC, CSU To Require COVID-19 Vaccinations For All Students, Faculty, StaffThe joint plan was announced Thursday, but will not go into effect until one of the three vaccines available in the U.S. receive full approval from the FDA.
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.