Covid-19 and Evans Hall

Covid-19 and Evans Hall


Evans Hall from the WestThe Statistics Department is following the public health ordinance and university guidelines and policies. The following information is as of: August 4, 2021

For an up to date breakdown of requirements by campus classification (faculty, staff, student) please visit the Return to Campus Access page.

Statistics community members who would like access to Evans Hall may request card key access by filling out this form and following the instructions below for Card Access to Evans Hall. (MA students please contact David Apilado for information about access)

Campus is currently using a badge system for compliance monitoring. All employees who have been approved for access will need to show compliance with campus requirements including employee trainings, covid (mandate begins August 4th) and flu (currently not required) vaccination, the daily symptom screener for each day you come to campus, and surveillance testing, through the Campus Access Badge on the UC Berkeley Mobile App, which is available for download on IOS (Apple Store) and Android (Google Play Store)

Card Access to Evans Hall 

Evans Hall is currently closed to the public and entering the building requires Cal1card access. Evans Hall will be reopen to the public during business hours starting August 18, 2021. After August 18th, Cal1 card access will still be needed to access the building on weekends and outside of business hours.

All Statistics Department members requesting card access to Evans Hall, must fill out the card access request form (MA students please contact David Apilado for the link to your form).

In addition, please complete the required campus Covid-19 trainings (listed with links below), complete testing at UHS, upload your vaccination record, and send Laura Slakey the following:

  • Students must send a screen shot of their green badge, and if also an employee (GSI, GSR, Reader, Tutor) a copy of the certificate of completion for trainings listed below.
  • Employees should send a screen shot of the green badge (please send the version that lists compliance with all requirements).

Please remember to complete the Daily Symptom Screener every day you come to campus to keep your badge green.

Mask Mandate

The campus has reinstated the mask mandate and all persons regardless of vaccination status must wear a mask while indoors. The exception is alone in your office with the door closed.

Vaccination Mandate

The campus has issued a policy mandating that all members of the campus community must have a current covid vaccination or an approved exception. The effective date for policy compliance is August 4th, two weeks before the start of the fall semester. More information can be found in the FAQs for students and employees

If you received your vaccination at an off-campus vaccination site, here are directions how to upload your vaccination record to eTang.

Free covid-19 vaccination clinic information

Exception Forms and Processes

Required Training Courses

These training courses must be completed by all faculty and staff, and by any student who is hired as an employee (GSR, GSI, Reader, Tutor, etc.) at least once before coming to campus. A certificate will be issued upon completion. 

Daily Symptom Screener

Everyone must complete the Daily Symptom Screener every day that you will be coming to campus. You may find this easier to initiate through the UC Berkeley Mobile app. If you are a visitor without a CalNet, start the screener and choose to take the option as someone who does not have a CalNet login. Simply say "no" to the CalNet choice when prompted, and then enter your information.  if you have any issues with the Daily Symptom screener, please contact Laura Slakey (

Covid-19 and Business Travel


UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and students planning to conduct university-related travel in the coming months should review UC Berkeley’s guidance on travel before making travel plans during the COVID-19 pandemic.