COVID-19 Information Page


The Governor's stay-at-home order is now in Phase 2. To learn the latest on campus reopening efforts, visit the Campus Return website.

QUESTIONS? Review the BCOE FAQ prior to contacting team members for assistance:



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Instruction Continuity
  • Spring 2020
    • Instruction is being held online or in remote formats for the entire quarter.
    • Students who are interested in remotely attending a class but are not enrolled should check "Final Exam and Schedule Notes" on Class Schedule fir the info on lecture delivery.
  • Summer 2020
    • Instruction will be in online or remote formats for the entire summer quarter.
  • UCR recommendations for instruction continuity: UCR Keep Teaching Website 
  • Zoom is the predominant method being suggested
  • Campus-wide online discussion board for questions 
  • Faculty resources shared during BCOE Zoom meeting:
Academic Personnel
  • For questions about purchasing, please contact your department/program purchasing assistant. They have the most current information on policies and procedures to ensure reimbursements are approved.
  • VPAP Memo: Stop the Clock, and other items (3/20/2020) 
Research Continuity
  • View the latest on research ramp-up guidelines here
  • If you have been approved to be on campus, you must document your time on campus as follows:
    • Send a text message to with entry and exit information.
      • The first time you use the system, text your full name.
      • When entering a room, send ENTRY and the room number. Ex. ENTRY WCH 454.
      • When leaving a room, text EXIT and the room number. Ex. EXIT WCH 454. 
  • Continually check the FAQ document for the latest updates on research activities.
  • If you need PPE or face coverings, refer to the June 9 email from EH&S.
  • Research ramp-up efforts will begin June 8 with researchers meeting special requirements as outlined by the Office of Research and Economic Development.
  • Alert your Department LSO activities, equipment or materials requiring monitoring and the necessary frequency.

    • During research ramp-up, safety protocols in a lab will remain in place. (SOP for Working Alone in the Lab)

    • Follow building security requirements in the BCOE Space Use Policy.

    • Check campus COVID-19 information pages frequently. 

    • Create a contact sheet for your lab including contact information for the faculty member and a secondary contact. Share this information with your Chair and your LSO.
    • Guidance for asymptomatic on-site personnel who do not have healthcare duties (Posted April 6).

Remote Access

Administrative Documents - Leave Access, Charging C&G, New Hire Guidance, etc.

Information Technology
Library Services

See the Library information page for available services



If you are on campus and identify an emergency issue, please do the following: call 951-827-4677 AND also email 

As of April 3, EH&S has indicated the following services are continuing but are subject to change at any time:

  • Hazardous waste pick up
  • Processing of radiation orders
  • Processing controlled substances order
  • IBC, IACUC, and RSC reviews

Laboratory evaluations of any kind will not be scheduled or conducted during this time.

April 15: Facilities services that are continuing. 

COVID-19 Info and Stats 
QUESTIONS? Review the BCOE FAQ prior to contacting team members for assistance:


  • Website Suggestions: Jay Farrell,
  • Instruction: Marko Princevac,
  • Research: Chinya Ravishankar,
  • Business Operations: Veronica Ruiz,
  • Information Technology: John Cleary,, or Victor Hill,
  • Safety and Facilities: Maggie Souder,