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WHAT TO EXPECT

WINTER 2022

Prioritizing Health and Safety

The safety and well-being of our students remains a top priority. UC Riverside will begin winter quarter with four weeks of remote instruction. We expect to move back to in-person instruction in the fifth week of the quarter. 

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STUDENTS & PARENTS

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EMPLOYEES

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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VISITORS

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INSTRUCTORS

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KEEP HIGHLANDERS HEALTHY

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Face Coverings

Face coverings mandatory when indoors.

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Wellness Check

Fill out the Daily Wellness Check before coming to campus.

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Testing

Free testing options on and off campus.

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Vaccines

Booster required for students and employees.

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COVID-19 NEWS

Is it time to wear a highly efficient medical grade facemask?
UC Riverside experts weigh in
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For start of winter quarter, an almost-empty campus
The omicron variant of COVID-19 has shuttered UC Riverside's classrooms, if only for a short time.  Like most University of California campuses, UCR opted to postpone in-person instruction, owing to the emergence of the highly transmissible variant. The week of Jan. 17 was identified for returning to the classroom. While classrooms are closed, campus remains open. Residence halls, dining facilities, libraries, the bookstore, the Highlander Union Building, and the Student Recreation Center remain open, but with some reduced occupancy and hours. 
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Good parent bond = good COVID behavior
Containing the COVID-19 pandemic depends on the degree to which people exhibit prosocial behavior — behavior that benefits others. We wear masks to protect ourselves, but also our neighbors. We get vaccines to stop the spread of the coronavirus, to edge society closer to herd immunity. A new study from UC Riverside finds that the degree to which adolescents exhibit prosocial behaviors generally, and COVID-19 health protective behaviors in particular, depends on the security they feel in relationships with their primary caregivers.
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