Illustration of people with masks

Masks are highly recommended.


Health and Care

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May 13, 2024 — We have returned to the relatively new normal and classes are in-person with a flex (remote) option, online and hybrid

Masks are no longer mandatory at the Silicon Valley campus, although some people may prefer to wear them..

Please do not come onto campus or enter any University facilities or physical spaces if you feel unwell or have recently tested positive for COVID-19.


Attending events at UCSC

  • Proof of being up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations or a recent negative COVID-19 test result (taken within 72 hours of the start of an event) are not required for indoor events. Event organizers may choose to require these measures as long as they apply to all attendees.
  • The host or event coordinator will provide attendees reasonable notice of the requirements of the event in advance.



Informational Resources

Santa Clara County Public Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UC Santa Cruz Main Campus Response
(Note: Because we are not located on the main campus in Santa Cruz, not all the information on the main campus page is applicable to USCS Silicon Valley Extension students)

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