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CA Freshman Applications to UC Continue Record-Breaking Climb

Applications from Latinos, the largest racial/ethnic group among state high school students, grew from 35.8 percent of California applicants last year to 37.2 percent for fall 2017.

UC Merced Approves New "Policy on Prohibition of Abusive Conduct and Acts of Violence by University Employees and Non-Affiliates"

Effective Jan. 1, 2017, all UC Merced employees, academic appointees and non-affiliates — such as vendors, contractors and volunteers — are required to report acts and threats of violence witnessed in the workplace.

UC Releases Principles in Support of UC Community Members

UC has announced that it will vigorously protect the privacy and civil rights of the undocumented members of the UC community and will direct its police departments not to undertake joint efforts with any government agencies to enforce federal immigration law.

UC President Defends DACA in New York Times Op-Ed

UC President Janet Napolitano has written an op-ed defending the purpose and goals of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

UC Statement on Presidential Election Results

UC President Janet Napolitano and the Chancellors of the University of California issued a statement regarding the results of the presidential election.

UC Program Helps Students Decipher College Costs

UC has launched a pilot project with uAspire to help hundreds more California students understand the basics about paying for college. Too often, low-income students and those from families without college-going experience choose schools based on advertised costs, rather than how much financial aid they may receive.

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