UCEAP Suspends All Spring and Summer Study Abroad Programs

It’s unclear how many students are still currently abroad, either due to travel restrictions or their personal desire to stay abroad.
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SB County To Shut Down Isla Vista Beaches During Deltopia Weekend

According to the press release, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office will be enforcing the closure. 
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Businesses in I.V.: What’s Open, What’s Closed

This information is based on what employees at each business said as of March 18, around 2 p.m.
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Should I Stay or Should I Go? UCSB Students Grapple With I.V. Leases After University Recommends Moving Home

Isla Vista Tenants Union lawyer Robin Unander is working with the university to send a memo to UCSB students about their housing options.
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All Five UCSB Students Test Negative For Coronavirus, Remain Under Quarantine

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department said the remaining test results would come back by Wednesday at the latest. 
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Breaking: UCSB To Extend Remote Instruction Through Spring Quarter

Although all in-person classes are canceled through spring quarter, Yang maintained in the email that the campus will remain “open and operational” through spring quarter.
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UCEAP Suspends Over 45 Study Abroad Programs Due to Coronavirus Concerns

UCEAP has been working with both the host universities abroad and the students’ home UC campuses to coordinate course credit, financial aid and all the other lingering questions.
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European Travel Suspension Will Not Prevent UCEAP U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents From Returning to U.S.

All University of California students who are currently studying abroad in Europe through the UC Education Abroad Program and are United States citizens or permanent residents will not be significantl...
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BREAKING: UCSB to Transition to Remote Instruction Beginning Tomorrow Through End of April

The campus, including Housing and Dining, will remain open and operational, albeit with limited service, Chancellor Yang said in the email.
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“We’re monitoring the entire world at this point”: UCEAP Suspends Three Study Abroad Programs Due to Coronavirus

The China study abroad program was cancelled at the end of January; the South Korea and Italy programs were cancelled last week.
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Breaking: UCSB Graduate Students Vote To Begin Full Strike on Thursday for Cost-of-Living Adjustment

UCSB 4 COLA is calling for a monthly amount of $1,807.51.
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Graduate Students Occupy Cheadle Hall Until Midnight, Rally for COLA and University Support of UCSC Strikers

Graduate students from advocacy group UCSB 4 COLA organized the sit-in in response to a call for solidarity from UCSC graduate students.
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UCSB Students for Justice in Palestine Calls for Boycott of SB Hillel Trip To Israel and Palestine

The executive director of the Santa Barbara Hillel, Rabbi Evan Goodman, has organized and led the trip for the past five years.
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Task Force For Safer Social Events In I.V. Meets for Second Time To Hear Updates About New IFC Regulations, University Communications

The task force heard from the IFC President about recent “risk management practices” implemented at fraternity events and from OSL about the way the university communicates with students.
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Interfraternity Council Bans Hard Alcohol, Implements Sober Party Monitors In Sweeping Changes

The IFC implemented a series of new policies for all fraternity social events at the beginning of Winter Quarter 2020.
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