UC system to require COVID booster shots for students, staff; UC Irvine, Riverside to begin winter term with remote classes

Eligible students and staff returning to University of California campuses will be required to have received a COVID-19 booster shot when school resumes, University of California President Michael V. Drake said in a letter Tuesday. … Drake also advised school leaders to prepare for the possibility of switching to a remote learning style. … Following the letter, UC Irvine and UC Riverside announced they would switch to remote classes for the first two weeks of the winter term in January.