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UC San Diego’s Return to Learn program began in May 2020 as a strategic response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal of the ongoing initiative is to return to in-person teaching, research and service in the safest way possible.

About the Program

Learn about the Return to Learn program including how it originated, the three pillars that guide our university’s COVID-19 strategy and some of the innovative tactics that have been developed.

Questions & Answers

Find answers to the top questions that we’ve received about COVID-19.

Town Halls

Faculty, staff and research town hall events from July 2020 to the present can be found here, including video recordings of each Zoom meeting.


Personal and health information may be collected from students and campus employees during testing, screening and medical treatment. Learn about how this information is used and stored, and your privacy rights.


View a list of core campus leadership committed to guiding the campus community through the pandemic.