We spoke with Terri Winbush, senior director of Labor Relations and Employee Relations for the main campus about what paid leave options are available, what happens when an employee receives a yellow or red thumb on the daily symptom screening, and the remote support employees can access.
On Sept. 9, a record-breaking Digital Day of Giving fundraiser was held by The Preuss School, the charter middle and high school located on the UC San Diego campus. More than $595,000 was raised to help fulfill the promise made to each scholar—that they will achieve a university education, elevate…
Dr. Angela Scioscia, interim executive director for Student Health and Wellness, answers questions about testing, how soon to get tested after potential exposure, what sensations might arise during the test and what to expect at a drive-up testing site.
Audrey Geisel University Librarian Erik Mitchell addresses questions about how to access library services while Library facilities are temporarily closed, how to connect to electronic reserves via the campus VPN, and how librarians can help launch research projects and inform remote instruction.
Dismas Abelman, Emergency Manager at UC San Diego shares a behind-the-scenes look at ow the university coordinates an emergency response to protect the campus community, how critical decisions are made and communicated and what a typical day is like at the Emergency Operations Center.
Rob Knight, professor and director of the Center for Microbiome Innovation addresses questions from students, faculty and staff to submit their questions about the importance of testing wastewater for SARS-CoV-2—the virus that causes COVID-19—and what happens when trace amounts are found.
Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Retention and Success Maruth Figueroa and Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Life Patricia Mahaffey address questions about Triton Weeks of Welcome events, how to get involved in student organizations and recreation activities and more.
Reina Juarez, Ph.D., director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at UC San Diego answered questions on topics such as how to maintain mental health during a time of great uncertainty, ways to combat loneliness and what mental health support is available to students, faculty and staff.
When fall quarter begins Sept. 28 at the University of California San Diego, there will be fewer students on campus to allow for effective public health protocols. Approximately 7,500 undergraduate students will be living in single occupancy rooms for the fall quarter.
Dr. Robert “Chip” Schooley, professor in the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine and a leader of UC San Diego’s Return to Learn program, addresses questions on the purpose of asymptomatic testing, how testing can be accessed and what happens if a positive result is received.