COVID-19 and AP issues

COVID-19 Related Leave Resources for Academic Appointees

Academic Personnel Guidance Regarding COVID-19 Related Leaves (issued 3/31/21)

COVID-19 Related Leave for Academic Appointees: Guidance for Supervisors (updated 3/31/21)

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

Temporary Exception to APM 710 (issued 9/10/20)

Semester Campus Exception to Senate Faculty's Use of APM 710 Temporary Exception (issued 10/7/20)

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

Academics requesting EPAL may use this form to request such a leave.

Academics requesting EPSL may use this form to request such a leave.

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, updated 3/8/21)

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

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 3/25/21)

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

FAQs Regarding Working from Abroad

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.