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COVID-19 Message

As a Department, we are committed to helping our staff, students and faculty find ways to navigate the unprecedented crisis that the Global COVID-19 Pandemic has brought upon us all. Knowing that many in our community will be facing serious challenges in the days, weeks, and months to come we hope that we can find ways to support each other in these uncertain times.

As anthropologists, our community not only consists of students and faculty here at UCLA, but also the communities, organizations, and individuals with whom we collaborate and partner. We want to recognize the unique challenges and concerns that the COVID-19 pandemic brings. Below you will find links to more targeted resources, but we want to encourage you all to reach out to departmental leadership, your instructors and advisors, and your colleagues and peers so we can address issues together.

If you have questions, concerns, or need more information:



Questions about COVID-19
Visit the Los Angeles County website.


Registration, billing, and COVID
Visit the UCLA Registrar website.

Resources for teaching and learning online
CCLE Resources for Teaching Remotely: A Community Space 
Contact Paul and Tyler if you will be incorporating audio or video into a pre-recorded lecture as there may be additional steps or setup.

Social Sciences Center for Education, Research, and Technology (SSCERT) Help Desk
Email: support@sscert.ucla.edu
Phone: (310) 206-2821
Online form: https://computing.sscnet.ucla.edu/request-service/

Library access and remote resources
At the UCLA Library

Los Angeles community resources
Google Doc

Mental health resources
(CNBC) Tips for Protecting Mental Health

Ideas for connection and co-working in a virtual environment
Google Doc

For the closest food pantry/bank to you
LA Food Bank locator

Community information links

Call 2-1-1 L.A. County at any time for emergency preparedness information and other referral services. The toll-free 2-1-1 number is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 



Department of Public Health  
Coronavirus information