Federal stimulus dollars could help but officials warn of further revenue declines.
Worried about finances and health, some high school seniors are deciding to stay closer to home for college.
Requirements for SAT or ACT are suspended for a year and UC faculty votes to keep the exams in the future. Regents will have the final say.
Exams will include high-tech proctoring to discourage cheating. UC temporarily has dropped the tests as admissions requirements.
An unsung handful of employees at each UC campus facilitated the rapid transition to online instruction.
Despite health crisis, students still want to earn college credit with good AP scores. Anti-cheating measures will be enforced for at-home tests scheduled in May.
From testing drugs to using artificial intelligence, scientists across California are studying a variety of possible coronavirus solutions.
The federal stimulus bill will pump $1.7 billion to California’s colleges and universities to cope with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. At least half of that money will go directly to students.
ACT and SAT are better measures of college readiness than state tests, proponents say.
UC's one-year pause in testing does not mean a permanent end to SAT/ACT for admissions. CSU may follow. Neither university will require letter grades for high school courses this spring.
The health crisis has high school seniors worried about college enrollment deadlines. Other concerns rise about grades and financial aid. Colleges promise some flexibility.
Life may not be the same, but for some California college students staying on campus provides a refuge, especially for those with nowhere to go.
UC leaders said it would have been unseemly to approve a tuition hike during the coronavirus emergency. The proposal would have hiked tuition by $606, or 4.8 percent, for next fall's freshmen.
Cal Maritime and UC Merced were the final holdouts in the CSU and UC systems but now say they will move most or all courses online.
Most colleges and universities will refund housing and dining plans but not tuition; they say online classes worth the costs.