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OMICRON VARIANT AND CAMPUS OPERATIONS UPDATE

As the nation continues to experience a considerable spike in new COVID-19 cases, UC San Diego is extending the mandatory remote instruction period until the end of January. In-person instruction is scheduled to begin on Monday, January 31. During this time, in-person gatherings must be moved to remote modalities or rescheduled. All faculty, staff and students who are eligible are required to receive their vaccine booster no later than January 31, 2022. All students and campus employees, regardless of vaccination status, must also complete a SARS-CoV-2 test on the day they return to campus for Winter Quarter 2022. Please read the full notice for details on testing, housing and dining, research, in-person activities and vaccines.

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