UC regents ease admissions requirement for applicants

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UC system is easing admissions requirements for students looking to apply this fall and possibly in future years. The decision to relax admissions requirements was intended  to help mitigate challenges faced by students and families, according to a UC press release.
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UC Regents discuss UCOP audit implementation, student climate

The UC Regents assembled Wednesday at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center for the second day of its regular July meeting. Among the presented topics, the regents discussed student life, implementation of UCOP audit recommendations and potentially adding letters of recommendation to the UC application process.
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Half of Middle Class Scholarship Act passes in state assembly

Half of the legislation that makes up the California Middle Class Scholarship Act passed in the state Assembly Wednesday. Assembly Bill 1501, which passed in a 54-to-15 vote, establishes the Middle Class Scholarship Program, which would cut fees for middle-class UC and CSU students by two-thirds and would also reduce fees at the California Community
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