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Covid-Related Caregiver Modified Duties

To help address the disparate impact of COVID-19 on faculty who are under the purview of Academic Personnel Manual 760-28 with dependent care responsibilities, the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and the Academic Personnel Services Office proposed a modification of existing policies, and, on October 29, 2020, received approval from UC Provost and Executive Vice President Michael Brown to implement the interim COVID Care Modified Duties Program (CCMD) as a temporary exception to policy. See eligibility and program terms for more information.

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COVID-19 Probationary Period Extension and Academic Deferral Toolkit

In light of the COVID-19 crisis and the potential impact on academics’ scholarly and creative work during the Spring quarter, on March 24, 2020, Chancellor Khosla and EVC Simmons, in consultation with the UC San Diego Academic Senate, announced that that, effective immediately, appointees with a probationary period could receive automatic extensions to their probationary periods due to the pandemic. See the new toolkit vetted by CAP and the Academic Senate for eligibility guidelines and procedural guidance.