The once-in-a-lifetime pandemic drove Congress and two presidential administrations to approve $69 billion in Covid relief for higher education with the highest amount, more than $9.5 billion, for California colleges and universities.
An academic year of distance learning has left many graduating seniors with gaps in their learning. Colleges are preparing to help with tutoring, summer brush-up and empathetic faculty.
The budget approved by lawmakers will grow enrollment of California residents at UC and CSU while also expanding financial aid access.
California's community colleges plan to require many students to take an ethnic studies class. Here's what you need to know.
Reform to state's Cal Grant program would expand eligibility to an estimated 173,000 students while also increasing award amounts.
Soon, any student pursuing an associate degree at a California community college will likely need to take an ethnic studies class.
CSU and UC will wait for full FDA approval before requiring Covid-19 vaccinations, but it's unclear if that will happen by the fall terms.
A bill that would direct similar community college courses across the state to carry the same number to reduce transfer problems faces opposition from faculty groups.
The requirements could affect more than 1 million students and staff, but will only take effect if the FDA gives full approval to a vaccine.
Campuses including Fresno State, UC Riverside and California State University, Northridge will include in-person elements in their commencement ceremonies.
Children may soon be eligible for Covid-19 vaccinations, potentially helping California schools to fully reopen for in-person instruction.
Campus leaders across California are asking students to help lower the risk of spreading Covid-19 by staying local during spring break.
California higher education leaders support President Biden’s proposal to double the maximum amount of the Pell Grant, the main source of federal financial aid available to students.
Lawmakers have introduced legislation to make it easier for low-income students to access Cal Grants by changing eligibility standards.
Humboldt State has seen sharp enrollment drops. A Cal Poly designation could attract more prestige, funding and students.