This digest is a compilation of UCI’s COVID-19 information. These will be provided to the campus as a summary of important information issued from campus, UC Office of the President, and public officials. Please be sure to click on the hyperlinks in the summaries below for the full information on that item.

For more information on campus status, please visit UCI’s Coronavirus Hub. For details related to UCI Health, visit UCI Health’s website.


April 6, 2020


Positive Case Identified

The Student Health Center has identified a second positive case of COVID-19, bringing the campus total to four individuals who have tested positive. This individual initially showed symptoms on March 31st, was evaluated via a telephone visit and had a drive-through sample drawn April 2nd. The patient has been isolating in an on-campus apartment – with no roommates – since March 29 and has not been in contact with anyone from UCI for more than 10 days. Given the details of the individual’s circumstance, health officials have determined that there is no need for medically advised quarantine or testing of campus contacts.


Help with Online Resources for Teaching and Learning

Instructure (the maker of Canvas) will now handle all faculty and TA support for Canvas providing access to support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Canvas Support Hotline is 855-213-7130, the email address is, and there is also Live Text Chat available.

Social Ecology website features resources for coping with coronavirus

The School of Social Ecology is providing information on current school and campus updates, policies and coping tips on these “Remote Connectedness” pages. The pages include faculty resources, graduate student resources, undergraduate student resources and tips for stress relief.

New Virtual Resources for UCI Alumni

Alumni has launched a new website to help alumni stay connected virtually. The new content is intended for the Anteater alumni community to stay connected with each other, as well as stay connected with the latest at UCI.