On June 30, 2020 staff who have been able to work from home successfully were asked to continue to do so until January 4, 2021.
Rest assured, WACD staff will continue performing the vital functions of the department from our homes. We have prepared for this. You will be receiving communications about teaching your courses, taking your courses and all other departmental functions. If you have any doubts or concerns at all, please do contact us.
If you are not feeling well, have developed flu-like symptoms (fever, cough, difficulty breathing), or believe you may have come into contact with a person diagnosed with COVID-19, please contact your primary care physician to see their advice. If you have tested positive for COVID-19, please contact UCLA Occupational Health Services and/or your supervisor.
UC President Janet Napolitano issued an Executive Order regarding COVID-19 saying that "employees will be eligible to receive up to 128 hours of paid administrative leave in order to cope with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.” These hours can also be used "when an employee is unable to work because of a COVID-19 related school or daycare closure that requires the employee to be at home with a child or dependent and the employee cannot work remotely.”
Here is information on how to access your office voicemail box remotely:
- Call 310-825-2222
- Enter your mail box number ( your five digit extension) followed by the # sign
- Enter your security code followed by the # sign
Please see UCLA IT Services for more details or if you need to reset your security code.
We are currently working on the instructions to forward office phones to non-UCLA lines.
Where to get trusted information regarding COVID-19:
Browse smartly. Manage your information channels. Try to avoid news and information overload and fatigue by balancing news sources. If you find yourself checking the news multiple times a day, take a break and do something else.Get credible information from trusted websites. Information from good, trusted sources here at UCLA and the University of California is available through our dedicated COVID-19 website, Bruins Safe Online, UCLA Health, the University of California and the Semel Healthy Campus Initiative (HCI) Center. We also recommend the World Health Organization (PDF) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention websites for further information.