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Campus Building Closures Update 1

Section 1

March 21, 2020

Dear campus community,

As many of you know, UCI is home for many Anteaters. As a community, we are facing challenging circumstances as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We will continue to support those who are staying on campus because the safety of our community remains our primary concern. Security patrols are being performed on a routine basis.

Because campus operations have transitioned to remote instruction and telecommuting for many business functions, several UCI buildings have been closed until further notice. This does not mean that critical services and work have stopped. Departments and organizations will continue to carry out approved critical functions while maintaining social distancing guidelines. Those authorized to continue supporting our critical functions will continue to have access to applicable campus buildings.

A current list of closed buildings is posted on UCI’s COVID-19 website and will be routinely updated. We are currently working with Office of Research, Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, student services, building managers, and other campus leadership to develop clear guidance to access certain buildings to retrieve necessary paperwork, teach remote classes, and check on critical infrastructure. This information will be shared soon.

Enhanced custodial services continue for open buildings. 

If you have immediate concerns about building access, please contact your supervisor, building facilities manager, or send an email to the Chancellor’s Executive Policy Group at cepg-center@uci.edu or the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Center at covid19@uci.edu.

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we navigate through these unprecedented times. Please continue to take good care of yourselves and support one another.

Stay well.

Ronald S. Cortez, JD, MA
Chief Financial Officer
Vice Chancellor, Division of Finance and Administration