COVID-19 Related Leave Resources for Academic Appointees
COVID-19 Related Guidance for Unit 18 (updated 4/17/20)
Temporary Exception to APM 710 (issued 9/10/20)
Academics that do not use CalTime can fill out a Sabbatical Leave/Special Leave of Absence from (UPAY 573) to record the use of COVID-19 paid administrative leave. A sample form, partially filled out for this type of leave, may be found here. Alternatively, academic appointees may use this EPAL request form developed by the Office of the President.
Academics requesting either or both of the new federal leaves available, EPSL or EFML, may use this form to request these leaves.
List of campus FAQs regarding the use of COVID-19 paid administrative leave by academics (we will update the list as needed).
General Academic Personnel Guidance during COVID-19 Pandemic
Campus reviewers in the future will understand that the COVID-19 pandemic had a prolonged disruptive impact on research and teaching, and will interpret records of review periods including the pandemic accordingly. Make sure that you discuss the consequences of the pandemic on your record in your self-evaluative statements.
Temporary Policy for Faculty Retiring in 2021 (posted 7/13/20)
Temporary Merit Offset Policy (posted 7/13/20)
Update on Sabbaticals (issued as a CalMessage to senate faculty on 4/6/20)
Campus Hiring Freeze Information
Interim COVID-Related Dependent Care Modified Duties (a program for ladder-rank faculty)
Bridging Grant Program for Assistant Professors (uploaded 6/30/20)
COVID-19 Stop the Clock Certification Form (updated 1/7/21)
Resources for faculty on productivity, teaching, strategic planning, and self-care from the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). If you have not already logged in as part of Berkeley's institutional membership, you can access the site quickly by following these steps: Click Join Now, select UC Berkeley from the list, click Activate My Membership, and use your Berkeley email address to sign up.