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Join Us in the Fight Against COVID-19 — and Help Those Affected by It


The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every facet of our lives, from health care infrastructure to educational delivery to interactions with family and friends. In response, UC San Diego has remained committed to maintaining the health and well-being of our community, defining a safe path for our campus to return to in-person activities, supporting impacted students and other displaced members of our community, and advancing novel solutions to the problems posed by the pandemic.

Together with our philanthropic partners, UC San Diego is poised to define the next phase of our local COVID-19 response — and in the process, lay the groundwork for a forward-looking global solution. Watch a recent message from Chancellor Khosla, explore below to learn more, and join us as we pursue innovative solutions to protect and enhance the health and safety of our campus, our region, our nation and the world.

The UC San Diego COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund was established in March 2020 to expand clinical testing, accelerate research projects to better understand and track COVID-19, and assist impacted members of the UC San Diego community.Give Now

To date, over 1,600 donors have helped UC San Diego to advance a comprehensive response to the COVID-19 pandemic that includes transitioning to remote learning, supporting our health care efforts, exploring novel research, and defining what’s next.Learn More

Designed to detect cases of COVID-19 early, mitigate transmission risk, and guide university-wide safety decisions, UC San Diego’s Return to Learn Program is working to define a safe path for our campus to return to work, research and learning.Learn More

This first-of-its-kind program also provides philanthropic leaders a unique opportunity to support efforts to reopen campus and resume in-person activities in the safest way possible by uniting strengths in research, public health, data science and other areas.Learn More Contact Us

The pandemic has underscored the fact that students rely on UC San Diego for far more than their education. Philanthropic support can help our scholars access financial support, basic needs resources, student health services and academic assistance.Give Now Learn More

During times of crisis, it can be difficult to sort fact from fiction. In response, physicians at UC San Diego Health launched the COVID-19 Grand Rounds Series, a limited, six-part video symposium focused on topics related to the pandemic.Learn More

For more information about opportunities to support UC San Diego’s coronavirus response, please contact Advancement and Campaign Communications at campaign@ucsd.edu or (858) 534-1610.

For more information about how UC San Diego is continuing to monitor the spread of COVID-19, please visit coronavirus.ucsd.edu.