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UCR Campus Not Affected by Power Shutdown

Planned power shutdowns are affecting communities in Northern and Southern California this week, resulting in class cancelations at some university campuses. UC Riverside Facilities staff have been in frequent contact with Riverside Public Utilities, which has confirmed that there are no anticipated power shutdowns at or near the UCR campus. If for...
By Office of the Chancellor |

Brand Visual Identity Initiative Underway

Last academic year, n early 2,000 UC Riverside stakeholders contributed toward the Brand Messaging Initiative, which assessed the university’s reputation among our core audiences and led to the development of a new suite of messaging assets to enhance the telling of the university’s story. These assets are available on the UC Riverside Brand...
By Johnny Cruz |

Notice of Availability: 2019 Annual Security & Fire Safety Report

Dear Campus Community: In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act , also known as the Clery Act, the University of California, Riverside has published our 2019 Annual Security & Fire Safety Report . The purpose of this report is to provide crime and other safety-related information to...
By Magaly Perez |

Revised BFB-RMP-7, Protection of Administrative Records Containing Personally Identifiable Information Policy

On September 16, 2019, the University of California, Office of the President released the revised BFB-RMP-7, Protection of Administrative Records Containing Personally Identifiable Information policy. The revised BFB-RMP-7 policy consolidates three existing policies into one: RMP-7, Privacy of and Access to Information Responsibilities; RMP-11,...
By Human Resources |

Reminder: 10-minute shift starts this fall quarter

Get ready for the 10-Minute Time Shift! Beginning fall quarter 2019, UCR classes will start and end 10 minutes earlier. This means all classes will start on the hour or half hour and your academic day will start and end 10 minutes earlier too. For example, an 8:10–9:00 class will change to 8:00–8:50. This adjustment may cause temporary disruptions...
By Ken Baerenklau |

2019-20 Winter Holiday Closure

As in previous years, UCR plans to observe a Winter Holiday Closure during the 2019-2020 holiday season. The campus is scheduled to close beginning Monday, December 23, 2019 and will reopen on Thursday, January 2, 2020. Pursuant to Personnel Policy 2.210: Absence from Work and relevant provisions of our collective bargaining agreements, the campus...
By Human Resources |

Update on Seismic Safety

Dear Colleagues: We write to provide an update on the University of California’s proactive, multi-year efforts to address seismic safety, and to reinforce our commitment to the safety and well-being of individuals and property on all UC campuses, including UC Riverside. Starting last fall, structural engineers have been evaluating existing UCR...
By Kim Wilcox |

“ucrwpa" Wireless to Become "UCR-SECURE"

Dear colleagues, The current “ucrwpa” wireless network will be replaced with a new “UCR-SECURE” wireless solution on the evening of Tuesday, September 17. When you arrive to campus on September 18, you will need to connect to the new “UCR-SECURE” wireless network on your devices. You will need to enter your UCR NetID and related password to...
By Danna Gianforte |

UC Riverside police begin use of body worn cameras

During the fall quarter, the University of California Police Department at Riverside will begin using body worn cameras, known as BWCs, and in-car video systems as a part of its patrol functions. The addition of BWCs is part of a multi-year initiative across all UC campuses to leverage a modern resource for law enforcement that is expected to...
By Mike Lane |

Changes to personal profile in UCPath

D ear Colleagues, We are pleased to bring to your attention the possibility to update aspects of your personal profile in the UCPath system. Many of you will be used to entering the portal by clicking on the link in Rspace. Alternatively, you may click here UCPath Online . There are now additional options for self-identification. Once you log in,...
By FOM/UC Path Project Team |

UCR Smoke/Tobacco-free policy updated

The UCR Smoke/Tobacco-Free Policy Committee has updated UCR’s Smoke/Tobacco-Free policy to make it clear that smoking or vaping of tobacco and cannabis along with smokeless tobacco and all electronic smoking devices is prohibited on UC property. The committee is asking faculty to consider class projects focused on areas that support and strengthen...
By Julie Chobdee |

Welcome to UCnetwork

We are excited to announce UCnetwork — a monthly email newsletter sent directly to staff across the system sharing benefits news, professional development opportunities and inspiring stories about colleagues who are making a difference. Launching this month, UCnetwork will serve as a common touchpoint for staff at all locations, helping to promote...
By UC Office of the President |

Upcoming UCPath downtime

In September 2019, UC Davis (UCD) and Agriculture Natural Resources (ANR) are planned to become the next UC locations to implement UCPath, which will add 34,746 employees, increasing the total number of employees served by the UCPath center to 135,496. During this transition, direct access for UCR employees to UCPath and UCPath Center support...
By FOM/UC Path Project Team |

Campus counseling available for those in need following area shootings

This summer has been full of sorrow, with four horrific shootings taking place – including in Gilroy, California; Dayton, Ohio; El Paso, Texas; and on Monday, as a gunman opened fire on police officers on the 215-freeway overpass, here in Riverside. These tragic acts have claimed many innocent lives, left multitudes of people injured, and eroded...
By John Stephen Henderson |

California Whistleblower Protection Act

Dear Members of the Campus Community, The University of California is committed to maintaining the highest standards of conduct in the fulfillment of its education, research, public service and patient care mission. The University’s Whistleblower Policy provides multiple avenues for employees to bring forward concerns of potential employee...
By Kiersten Boyce |

Student Success Center design-build procurement completed

Planning, Design & Construction has completed the Design-Build procurement process for the Student Success Center (SSC) and the Swinerton-Gensler team was determined the Best-Value proposer. The Notice of Selection to this team has gone out at the end of last week. The SSC is an approximately 62,000 GSF facility that will be located immediately...
By Gerry Bomotti |

Elsevier access suspended

The University of California has been out of contract with Elsevier since January, but until now the publisher continued to allow access to 2019 articles via ScienceDirect. As of today, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, UC’s direct access to new Elsevier articles has been discontinued. What is affected: Members of the UC community no longer have direct...
By Steven Mandeville-Gamble |

Hinderaker Hall electrical shutdown July 19

Please be advised: PLACE Hinderaker Hall SCOPE OF WORK Install circuits to a new switch and remove old circuits. IMPACT The building’s main electrical power will be interrupted. PROPOSED DATE & TIME Friday, July 19 at 6:00 P.M. – Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 7:00 A.M. CONTACT John Franklin, Project Manager (951) 827-1270 / john.franklin@ucr.edu Kirk...
By Facilities Services |

Louie Rodriguez appointed Interim Dean of GSOE

Dear Campus Community, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Louie F. Rodríguez as Interim Dean of the Graduate School of Education, effective July 1, 2019. Dr. Rodríguez joined the UCR faculty in 2016 and is currently the Bank of America Chair in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Practice, and a Professor in Education Policy Analysis...
By Thomas Smith |

Imminent change to Elsevier journal access

The University of California has been out of contract with Elsevier since January but, so far, the publisher has continued to provide access to new articles via ScienceDirect. Although Elsevier has not yet provided us with official notification, we now have reason to believe that the publisher will shut off that direct access in the first half of...
By Steven Mandeville-Gamble |
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