COVID-19 Related Leave Resources for Academic Appointees
Academic Personnel Guidance Regarding COVID-19 Related Leaves (updated 2/22/22)
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)
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.
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; revised 11/24/21)
Update on Sabbaticals (issued as a CalMessage to senate faculty on 4/6/20)
Campus Hiring Freeze Information
Campus Practice on COVID sabbatical credits (added 9/22/21)
Bridging Grant Program for Assistant Professors (uploaded 6/30/20)
COVID-19 Stop the Clock Certification Form (updated 2/28/22) Up to two years off the clock can be approved at the campus level (requests should be made for up to one year at a time); requests beyond two years require UCOP approval. Units should submit the clock stoppage request to APO, and APO will route to UCOP for review if necessary.
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.