COVID-19 and AP issues

COVID-19 Related Leave Resources for Academic Appointees

Academic Personnel Guidance Regarding COVID-19 Related Leaves and Job Protections (issued 4/27/20)

COVID-19 Related Leave for Academic Appointees: Guidance for Supervisors (updated 4/27/20)

COVID-19 Related Guidance for Unit 18 (updated 4/17/20)

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

Temporary Policy for Faculty Retiring in 2021 (posted 7/13/20)

Temporary Merit Offset Policy (posted 7/13/20)

A temporary policy of forgiveness of the return-to-service requirement (posted 6/20/20)

Academic Personnel Senate Faculty Guidance

Update on Sabbaticals (issued as a CalMessage to senate faculty on 4/6/20)

Academic Personnel Instructional Faculty Guidance

Academic Researcher Guidance

Campus Hiring Freeze Information

Senate Faculty Hiring Update

Hiring Freeze FAQs

Other Resources

Bridging Grant Program for Assistant Professors (uploaded 6/30/20)

COVID-19 Stop the Clock Certification Form

COVID-19 Out of state remote work employee form (from UCB payroll)

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.