UC News

UC Freshmen Applications Decrease for a Second Consecutive Year, Transfer Applications Rise

University-wide, freshmen applicants decreased from 176,530 in 2019 to 172,099 in 2020, according to the data.
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LIVE: Updates on Coronavirus in Santa Barbara County, on UC Santa Barbara Operations

This post will be updated daily.
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UCDC Cancels Spring Quarter Program, Withdraws Winter Quarter Attendees Due to Coronavirus

The UCDC cancellation is the latest in a slew of study abroad and transfer student program cancellations.
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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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Students Traveling Over Spring Break Advised Not To Come Back to Campus, University Says

The university is also discouraging all international travel and is urging “extreme caution” for traveling domestically.
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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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In Photos | Graduate Students Block Entrances, Occupy Cheadle Hall In Fight For COLA

At each campus, COLA movements are urging faculty to cancel all classes and undergraduate students to walk out of any classes that professors didn’t cancel.
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This Week in UC News 2/27 – 3/04

Our column “UC News” will showcase the top stories of the week from other UC student newspapers in our weekly print edition and online.
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“I think people are just fed up”: COLA Organizers Call For Thursday UC-Wide Work Stoppage As Movement Reaches All 10 UC Campuses

With the launch of a COLA group at UCSF, all 10 UC campuses now have rumblings of COLA organizing on their respective campuses. 
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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: UCSC Dismisses 54 Graduate Students on COLA Strike for Failure to Turn In Fall Quarter 2019 Grades

Several graduate students who received dismissal letters posted screenshots of them on social media.
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UC Santa Barbara Releases 2019-20 Campus Population Data

Across the UC system, the number of freshman applicants decreased by 2.5% from the last school year, but transfer student applications increased by 4.7%.
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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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UCGPC President Says Napolitano Meeting Is Not To Negotiate a COLA

Strobel described the incident as a “misunderstanding” and said that UCGPC meets with Napolitano on a yearly basis.
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