August 15, 2017

Dear students, faculty and staff,

The beginning of the school year is always a magical time for me – a blank sheet of paper, the first page of a novel. You feel the excitement of all the beginnings that surround you – new students embarking on their college or graduate school years, new faculty beginning their Berkeley careers. It was in my first year as a faculty member here that I fell in love with Berkeley – a love that still animates me now.

August 11, 2017

August 9, 2017

August 2, 2017

July 25, 2017

June 29, 2017

The University of California today (June 29) announced new systemwide procedures for responding to alleged sexual misconduct by faculty and staff that provide greater transparency, consistency and timeliness in

June 16, 2017

Sex harassment ribbon

On an annual basis, all members of our community are required to read a short Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment (SVSH) memorandum which contains information regarding sexual harassment and sexual violence policy and resources. It should take about 5 minutes to review. This new requirement is in addition to the requisite biannual online SVSH training.

June 2, 2017

May 23, 2017

March 23, 2017

March 17, 2017


In April, Secova, Inc., working with UC Human Resources, will begin reaching out to certain employees and retirees to reverify the eligibility of some dependents for health and welfare benefits. If you are selected as part of this reverification process, Secova will request information verifying the current eligibility of your spouse or domestic partner, grandchildren or legal wards.

March 14, 2017

March 13, 2017

February 23, 2017

February 21, 2017

February 10, 2017

January 26, 2017

January 25, 2017

January 24, 2017

January 18, 2017

Travel Policy

The University of California Office of the President invites comments on the proposed revisions to the Presidential Policy Business and Finance Bulletin (BFB) – G-28, Travel Regulations.