Enrollment at public universities is down across the country, but not at the University of California, where undergraduate enrollment is up and total enrollment is flat.
The decision comes after CSU delayed a vote to add a quantitative reasoning course — in addition to 3 years of math — as an admission requirement.
UC San Diego is welcoming students back to campus with mass Covid-19 testing, Bluetooth technology and wastewater testing.
Many testing sessions for the SAT and ACT were canceled in pandemic. Some remain scheduled for the fall, with social distancing and masks required.
UC’s Board of Regents voted in May to stop requiring the exams, but some campuses were still giving students the option to submit scores.
Most of the University of California’s nine undergraduate campuses have now significantly curtailed their reopening plans.
More isolation and depression anticipated as students return to mostly online courses.
UC system president Drake and regents board chairman Pérez discuss state funding, affirmative action and the future of online learning.
On top of coping with threat of coronavirus, UC Santa Cruz is evacuated Thursday due to fires.
Colleges and universities in California can reopen this fall but must offer most classes virtually and have other restrictions in place.
Berkeley and Merced are the first University of California campuses to decide they will hold all classes online to start the fall.
T-shirt giveaways, free summer classes, virtual concerts, flexible deadlines are new pandemic efforts. Schools don’t want the usual attendance melt turning into a flood.
California’s higher education leaders appear together for what may be their last public gathering in an online forum, entitled “New Realities for Higher Education."
As students consider their options amid the pandemic, UC turns to waitlist to admit more applicants.
The nine UC undergraduate campuses are all preparing either distance learning plans or restrictions and safety measures for on campus learning. This database provides an overview of what the campuses are planning.