Supervisors may request a Face Covering for their team members (max 2 per person). Please submit a request here.


Return to work protocols

    These requirements provide guidance to employees who perform duties on campus. These protocols also apply if you work or study at UC-leased or affiliated properties, unless the facility has expressly provided different instructions. 


    Currently: Provide authorization for each employee to report onsite. Develop a worksite specific plan. View the Worksite Specific COVID-19 Prevention Plan Appendix A

    Return to Work Guidance Document


    Available Now: Complete COVID-19 prevention training as required by CDPH/CalOSHA before returning to campus. This course is accessible in the UC Learning Center

    Health screening

    Currently: Follow the self-monitoring guidance for healthcare | non-healthcare (daily).

    Coming soon: You will be required to complete the self-monitoring application each day before you come to work instead. This is required for anyone coming on campus. 

    Face covering

    UC requires that everyone wear face coverings on campus. You may submit a request (max 2 per person) or Supervisors may request on behalf of their staff using the Face Covering Request form.

    Disinfectant and sanitizers

    Order a disinfectant kit from Facilities services (includes disinfectant, painter’s tape, shop towels, and other items). 

    Submit a Request for Disinfectant Kit


    All employees must practice good hygiene by frequently washing your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds or longer. When possible, use soap and water instead of hand sanitizer. Watch this short video on proper handwashing.


    Download and post signage throughout your work areas.


    If you have been exposed or tested positive

    Based on CDC, State, and County guidance you may return to work if the following criteria are met:

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      • Had no symptoms developed after 14 days
      • Work with your supervisor to schedule a date for your return
      • Wear a face covering and continue to maintain physical distance when you report to worksite
      • Had no fever for at least 72 hours without the use of fever reducing medicine
      • Had other symptoms improve (e.g., coughing or shortness of breath)
      • Wait at least 10 days since your symptoms first appeared or you test negative
      • Identify if documentation is needed with your supervisor
      • Wear a face covering and continue to maintain physical distance when you report to worksite