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May 6, 2022

Campus Colleagues,

As the spring semester winds down, the end of the fiscal year, June 30, will be here soon. There are several "fiscal close" deadlines in place for those who may have financial business to transact this academic year. You will find the list of these deadlines on the Chief Financial Officer website

March 15, 2022

UC Berkeley News

California lawmakers on Monday voted unanimously to pass legislation that overturns court decisions that required UC Berkeley to freeze student enrollment to 2020-21 levels.

February 10, 2022

UC Berkeley News

Construction has begun on a 772-bed, apartment-style housing project for UC Berkeley transfer students that is being designed, built and funded by the Helen Diller Foundation

February 8, 2022

University Business Partnerships and Services

BERKELEY, Calif. (February 8, 2022) UC Berkeley and The Clorox Company today announced an exclusive agreement making Clorox the Official Cleaning and Disinfectant Product Partner of UC Berkeley. The relationship is built on “bringing us back together,” a theme with a mutual goal to continually improve the health and well-being of the UC Berkeley campus, while ensuring the community feels more confident, comfortable and safer in various facets of campus life.

January 12, 2022

UC Berkeley News

A deep love of UC Berkeley, combined with an unwavering commitment to public education and to research and educational excellence, is what Ben Hermalin, Berkeley’s newly chosen executive vice chancellor and provost, says he’ll bring to his new post, which was announced today (Tuesday, Jan. 11) and will begin on July 1.

January 7, 2022

UC Berkeley News

Chancellor Carol Christ, Catherine Koshland, interim executive vice chancellor and provost; and Guy Nicolette, assistant Vice Chancellor for University Health Services sent the following message to the campus community on Friday:

With COVID-19 cases surging and positivity rates on the rise, it’s clear we’re in for a challenging January. As we navigate the omicron wave it’s important that we be especially flexible and patient with one another. In this spirit, we’re writing to share some updates to our instructional plans for the spring semester.

January 3, 2022

Dear Staff and Faculty,

In a campus update sent before the curtailment, we shared our expectation that everyone get tested before returning to work, study, or live on campus. We’re writing to provide you with additional details and some important reminders.

December 9, 2021

We’re pleased to announce the two new forms for updating existing supplier information are available on the Accounts Payable webpage. There are two new DocuSign forms to submit - one for foreign suppliers and one for U.S. domestic suppliers.

December 8, 2021

UC Berkeley News

The wait for UC Berkeley’s bold new home for research and innovation is nearly over.

October 21, 2021

Colleagues,

Due to the annual closure of the campus that is occurring this year between Thursday, December 23 and Friday, December 31, 2021, processing timeframes for the services that Berkeley Regional Services (BRS) and the Controller’s Office provides to the campus will be impacted and many teams will be operating on a modified schedule. 

October 8, 2021

UC Berkeley News

Chancellor Carol T. Christ, Interim Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Catherine P. Koshland and Vice Chancellor of Finance and Chief Financial Officer Rosemarie Rae sent the following message to the campus community Friday:

August 26, 2021

UC Berkeley News

Chancellor Carol Christ sent the following message to the campus community on Wednesday:

As we begin this fall semester with high hopes for our return to in-person learning, extracurricular activities and all that makes this campus an amazing, vibrant place, we are also aware of the continued uncertainties and concerns born of the pandemic’s ever-changing contours and impacts.

June 1, 2021

Message sent June 1, 2021
Colleagues,
Updates to the Direct Bill system

May 18, 2021

People & Culture

This message was sent to all staff on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. 

Dear Colleagues,

Effective July 1, all eligible PPSM covered Berkeley staff will be receiving an across-the-board 3 percent salary increase. This 2021-22 general salary increase program is for our policy-covered staff employees and academic appointees.

Staff employees and academic appointees who are represented by our various unions are not included in this program because their wages are governed by collective bargaining agreements.

April 22, 2021

UC Berkeley News

This message was sent to all staff and faculty. 

UC Berkeley Community,

We’re writing to provide an update on our planning to begin returning larger numbers of employees to on-site work to prepare for the return of students and “close-to-normal” operations for the Aug. 18 start of the fall semester.

April 5, 2021

This message was sent to all staff and faculty. 

Dear Colleagues,

In recognition of the many challenges that UC employees continue to face, UCOP has decided to offer all its employees, including represented employees, an additional 2021 allotment of Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) - available for use immediately.

March 16, 2021

UC Berkeley News

Chancellor Carol Christ and Paul Alivisatos, executive vice chancellor and provost, sent the following message to the campus community on Tuesday:

February 11, 2021

This message was sent to all staff & faculty. 

Dear Colleagues,

We wanted to update you on essential COVID-19 training and other public health matters that affect our Berkeley community. But first, please be on the lookout for an email from University Health Services’ e-Tang portal giving you the opportunity to signup to receive your COVID-19 vaccination right here on campus. We are encouraging all our staff and faculty to take immediate advantage of this when they receive their email invitation.

This message was sent to all staff.

Dear Colleagues,

February 3, 2021

People & Culture

This message was sent to all managers and supervisors.

Dear Colleagues,