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Office of the University Registrar COVID-19 FAQS

Published 12 May 2021

Additional information can be found on the main campus's FAQ page.

Fall 2021

  • Will Fall 2021 instruction be in person or remote?
    • Instruction will primarily be delivered through in-person instruction in campus classrooms, although some instructors will offer hybrid, remote, and online options as appropriate and approved.
  • How do I know if a class is in person or remote?
    • Classes that are in person have a room number listed in the “place” column in the Schedule of Classes.
    • Courses that are identified as “online” in the place column have been formally approved to be taught fully online on an ongoing basis.
    • Courses that are identified as “VRTL REMOTE” are not yet formally approved to be taught fully online but are or will be in the process of being approved to be taught fully online going forward.
  • How will I know if a course is being taught synchronously or asynchronously?
    • Faculty will provide an provide information on their delivery model near the beginning of the Fall term. Until a faculty says otherwise, students should plan that courses will be taught synchronously.
  • I’m enrolled in an in-person class but would rather not come to campus for it; will my instructor make arrangements for me
    to take the class remotely?
    • Students should not expect faculty to provide instruction in a manner other than the one listed in the Schedule of Classes.
  • What accessibility resources are available for online instruction and remote courses?

Summer Session 2021

  • Will Summer Session 2021 courses be remote?

Tuition and Fees

  • Will there be a reduction in tuition or fees due to the transition to remote instruction?
    • No. You can find this information on the UC Office of the President’s website:
    • Some or all instruction for all or part of the Academic Year may be delivered remotely. Tuition and fees have been set regardless of the method of instruction and will not be refunded in the event instruction occurs remotely for any part of the Academic Year. Figures for tuition and fees represent currently approved or proposed amounts and may not be final. Actual tuition and fees are subject to change by the University of California as determined to be necessary or appropriate. Final approved tuition and fee levels may differ from the amounts presented.

Financial Aid

  • How will government stimulus monies impact my aid?
    • Contact the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships with questions about your aid. Financial aid representatives are available from 10am-5pm, Monday-Friday. Phone appointments are available and can be scheduled online at, or call (949) 824-8262 to speak with a staff member. General questions can also be addressed to our Chatbot, Aida, now available on the lower right corner of the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships homepage. You can also email the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships at for scholarships question and at for federal/state/institutional grants, loans, scholarships or disbursement questions.

International Students