Coronavirus: Workplace

For supervisors and employees

A Human Resources website and a question-and-answer section provide information about employees who may become sick or need to care for a loved one and more.

  • March 16 — Employees shall be eligible to receive a one-time allotment of up to 128 hours of paid administrative leave. Read the UCOP Executive Order
  • March 10  — A message to the campus community addresses provisions for paid leave for faculty and staff unable to work due to their own or family member's COVID-19 illness, or because their children's schools or daycare facilities are closed due to COVID-19 and highlights resources on working remotely. Read the message in its entirety.

Remote work

Managers are empowered to make decisions concerning remote work arrangements for their department.

  • Consider proactively working with eligible employees, including student employees, to develop plans for moving to remote work.
  • On the Telework During Disruptions resource page, you’ll find guidance designed for supervisors, employees and departments to help set up temporary remote work arrangements quickly and successfully.

Financial reporting

  • March 13  — UC Davis is now required to provide monthly reports to the California Department of Finance on fiscal impacts from COVID-19 activity. The Finance and Budget Office has provided guidelines for tracking costs.


Travel advisories and directives — In addition to the information on the Human Resources website, Global Affairs provides comprehenisve information about travel during the coronavirus outbreak. Questions and answers address subjects such as travel insurance, study abroad and the impact to international scholars.

  • March 10 — In a message to the campus community, UC Davis cautions staff and faculty to reconsider all their international travel, and domestic travel too, whether personal or university-related.

Travel registration — UC Davis policy requires travelers for university business to register their trips in advance. Members of the campus community and their family may purchase the personal travel insurance and are encouraged to register their personal travel during this outbreak. The Trip Registration and Travel Insurance website provides information about registration and its benefits.

Trip cancellations and reimbursement — The UC Davis Travel Office provides information for travelers seeking reimbursement for travel impacted as a result of coronavirus.

  • ​UC’s Central Travel Office and Risk Services will host a special webinar on coronavirus-related cancellations. It is scheduled from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 18. People with questions are invited to send them early to

Study abroad — Global Affairs provides information and resources related to the coronavirus for study abroad on its Global Learning Hub and as well as in its travel questions and answers.


The Academic and Staff Assistance Program (ASAP) offers confidential, cost-free assessment, intervention, consultation and referral services to all UC Davis and UC Davis Health faculty, staff and their immediate families at 530-752-2727.


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