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Biology for a better world. Teaching, learning and working in a new digital environment.

For important updates on UCI campus safety precautions and associated information from UCI, county, state, and federal public health officials, please visit UCI Forward for COVID-19 and the CDC’s COVID-19 site.


The UCI campus is continuing to operate mostly remotely as we gear up for fall quarter. The UCI BioSci Remote site will help you navigate your digital environment. Learn about resources, policies, and news during COVID-19.


Find information to help teach students, use Zoom, and stay connected with others.

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We want to make online learning as easy as possible for you. This is a challenging time for all of us as we continue to adjust to a new normal in our daily lives. But we will get through it together. And this new online learning environment will help everyone stay on track and keep moving forward.

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Whether you’re returning to campus or continuing to work from home, we have resources for you. Learn how to set yourself up for success.

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2020 Dean's Report

COVID-19 Updates

UCI is closely monitoring the coronavirus (“COVID-19”) situation and associated communications from the county, state and federal authorities. We will continue to provide updates through this website and email communications, and take steps to ensure the health and safety of our community.

Injuries, COVID-19 concerns and other campus safety issues should be reported to UCI Environmental Health & Safety, which also offers an online incident report form.

January 11, 2021

The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning provided the following information today:Dear UCI Community – We write today to provide an update on spring quarter instruction, which will follow the same general plans...

December 15, 2020

Meet Deborah Kim, UCI BioSci marketing assistant in the dean’s office! Deborah started working for BioSci in February, and almost immediately made the switch to remote working. Despite still being in the training process when...

December 11, 2020

Get in the spirit of the holiday season and download some festive backgrounds for your Zoom meeting! ...

Check out UCI BioSci’s Staff Recognition Blog!

Staff and Faculty can take a moment to recognize an outstanding staff member for a job well done. Fill out the form – it’s easy!

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This is what a programmer looks like
February 19, 2021

I am nominating Caro because without her, most of my work would be impossible. She provides me with the proper environment to create, design and post content on a website. She is the magic behind…

Maggie Davis
November 4, 2020

Maggie Davis is a superstar!! Since COVID hit, she has been nothing short of BioSci’s unsung hero! While most of us are working exclusively from home, Maggie goes to campus early in the mornings, once…

Teaching Support Rocks!!
November 4, 2020

A huge THANK YOU to our Teaching Support Staff! Normally tasked with providing support to the teaching laboratories in BioSci, this group has pivoted to help us out during COVID-19. Owen Shimizu, Mi Lay, Doty…

Spread the word. Not the virus.

Reducing the spread of viruses starts with basic hygiene. Here are preventative measures that you can follow to keep our community healthy.

Always wash your hands with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. *It’s not the water temperature, but the time you take rubbing the hands (20 seconds).

Cover your mouth with your elbow when you cough.

If you are sick, stay home and do not travel. Call ahead before visiting your doctor or the Student Health Center to arrange a time to be seen.

Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.