COVID-19 campus updates

Latest developments regarding campus operations

March 25, 2020
Author: Imran Ghori
March 25, 2020

UC Riverside continues to remain closed as part of efforts to protect the health and safety of its community during the COVID-19 outbreak. On March 19, California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a stay-at-home order, which remains in effect until further notice.

There are currently no confirmed cases of COVID-19 on campus or in the city of Riverside.

Only critical on-campus functions are continuing with most employees working remotely. Spring quarter instruction will be conducted remotely.

For the most up-to-date information about campus operations and links to the latest COVID-19 communications, visit

Additional information, including links to several campus resources, is available in last week’s update.

Guidance for on-campus staff

UCR has a limited number of employees working on campus performing critical functions. Environmental Health & Safety is offering guidelines for self-monitoring for signs of COVID-19.

Employees should check twice daily for signs of fever or symptoms and practice proper hygiene to protect themselves and their colleagues. Those who experience symptoms should stay home and report their condition to their supervisor.

Laptop loaners available for students in need

Information Technology Solutions has launched the UCR Loan2Learn program, making a complimentary laptop, desktop, or tablet available to students due to the switch to online instruction during the spring quarter.

Parking charges suspended for April

Transportation and Parking Services will not charge parking permit holders for the month of April due to the closure. Check here to see how it will be reflected in your paycheck.

R’Blocks use

Participants in Dining Services’ R’Blocks program can still use their funds at the Market at Glen Mor, which remains open for now, or seek a refund at