Correspondence distributed by university leaders to Congress, the administration and agencies on federal legislative and policy issues.

2020

UC DACA Pledge Letter August 4, 2020 PDF

August 4, 2020

Letter from UC to the California congressional delegation sharing the UC Advocacy Network (UCAN) pledge, signed by 10,466 advocates, calling on Congress to pass legislation that would protect DACA recipients and other members of the undocumented community.

UC, CSU FTE Allocation Letter July 30, 2020 PDF

July 30, 2020

Joint letter from UC and California State University outlining COVID-19 supplemental priorities for states and localities and the continued use of the full-time equivalent (FTE) model in allocating funds.

UC, CSU, CCC Student Veterans Letter July 2, 2020 PDF

July 2, 2020

Joint letter from UC, California State University and California Community Colleges to the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee regarding student veterans affected by the pandemic.

Future Pandemic Recommendations June 25, 2020 PDF

June 25, 2020

Letter from Executive Vice President of UC Health Carrie Byington and Vice President of Research and Innovation Theresa Maldonado to Senate HELP Committee Chair Lamar Alexander regarding UC's recommendations for addressing future pandemics.

UC Health's Priorities for COVID-19 Emergency Legislation June 23, 2020 PDF

June 23, 2020

Letter from Executive Vice President of UC Health Carrie Byington to the California congressional delegation highlighting health care financing, higher education and workforce priorities that are critical to academic health centers.

UC's Priorities for COVID-19 Emergency Legislation June 22, 2020 PDF

June 22, 2020

Letter from UC President Napolitano and the 10 campus chancellors to the California congressional delegation outlining UC's requests as related to the fourth COVID-19 emergency legislation.

Letter to the Office of Management and Budget June 5, 2020 PDF

June 5, 2020

Letter from UC’s systemwide research leadership to OMB requesting an extension of the flexibilities outlined in M-20-17 through Sept. 30, 2020.

Letter to Secretary Pompeo and Acting Secretary Wolf May 18, 2020 PDF

May 18, 2020

Letter from UC President Napolitano and the 10 campus chancellors to Secretary of State Pompeo and Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Wolf that outlines some of the issues that UC's international students and scholars, among others, are facing as the pandemic continues.

HEROES Act May 14, 2020 PDF

May 14, 2020

Letter from Executive Vice President Carrie Byington to the California congressional delegation regarding the HEROES Act as well as passed policy measures related to COVID-19.

Main Street Lending Program April 16, 2020 PDF

April 16, 2020

UC comments to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in response to the establishment of the Main Street Lending Program: Main Street New Loan Facility and Main Street Expanded Loan Facility.

Research Priorities April 14, 2020 PDF

April 14, 2020

Letter from UC’s systemwide research leadership as well as a comprehensive COVID-19 research priorities document.

COVID-19 Update April 10, 2020 PDF

April 10, 2020

Letter from President Napolitano to the California congressional delegation regarding UC's requests as related to the fourth COVID-19 emergency legislation.

UC, CSU, CCC COVID-19 Letter March 23, 2020 PDF

March 23, 2020

Joint letter from the leadership of UC, California State University and California Community Colleges outlining requests as related to COVID-19 emergency spending legislation.

Joint Letter on COVID-19 March 21, 2020 PDF

March 21, 2020

Joint letter from UC Health, UCLA Health, UCSF Health and Stanford's medical center leaders to Sen. Feinstein outlining recommendations for COVID-19 emergency supplemental legislation.

COVID-19 Update March 19, 2020 PDF

March 19, 2020

Letter from UC President Napolitano outlining UC's requests as related to the COVID-19 emergency legislation that Congress is working on.

UC, CSU, CCC Letter re: VA Benefits March 18, 2020 PDF

March 18, 2020

Joint letter from UC, California State University and California Community Colleges addressing the issues veteran students could face if remote instruction is long-term.

UC, CSU, CCC FY 2021 Letter March 9, 2020 PDF

March 9, 2020

Joint letter from the leadership of the University of California, California State University and California Community Colleges systems highlighting FY 2021 appropriations priorities.

COVID-19 Emergency Spending Bill Feb. 28, 2020 PDF

Feb. 28, 2020

Joint letter from UC President Napolitano and Executive Vice President of UC Health Byington outlining the University’s recommendations and requests as related to the COVID-19 emergency spending bill.

FY 2021 Federal Funding Priorities Feb. 27, 2020 PDF

Feb. 27, 2020

UC's FY 2021 funding priorities and corresponding letter from President Napolitano to the California congressional delegation.

2019

UC FY 2020 Priorities Letter Dec. 10, 2019 PDF

Dec. 10, 2019

Letter from UC President Napolitano and the 10 University chancellors to the California congressional delegation regarding UC's FY 2020 appropriations priorities.

UC, CSU, UC FY 2020 Letter Nov. 18, 2019 PDF

Nov. 18, 2019

Joint letter to House and Senate leadership from the leadership of the University of California, California State University and California Community Colleges systems highlighting FY 2020 appropriations priorities.

UC, CSU, UC FY 2020 Letter Nov. 18, 2019 PDF

Nov. 18, 2019

Joint letter to House and Senate appropriators from the leadership of the University of California, California State University and California Community Colleges systems highlighting FY 2020 appropriations priorities.

Surprise Medical Billing July 16, 2019 PDF

July 16, 2019

Letter from Executive Vice President of UC Health John Stobo regarding surprise medical billing legislation.

Letter in Support of American Dream and Promise Act June 3, 2019 PDF

June 3, 2019

Letter from UC President Napolitano and the 10 University chancellors to the California congressional delegation in support of the American Dream and Promise Act.

CRUN FY 2020 Appropriations Priorities May 31, 2019 PDF

May 31, 2019

Letter to the California congressional delegation from the California’s Research Universities Network (CRUN) regarding CRUN's fiscal year 2020 appropriations priorities.

UC, CSU and CCC support of the Dream and Promise Act PDF

Joint letter from the leadership of UC, CSU and CCC to the California delegation in support of the Dream and Promise Act.

UC, CSU, CCC Welcome Letter January 23, 2019 PDF

January 23, 2019

Letter from the leadership of the University of California, California State University and California Community Colleges systems welcoming the 116th Congress.

2018

Letter Regarding UC support for the SERV Communities Act June 13, 2018 PDF

June 13, 2018

Letter from the UC Health thanking Rep. Doris Matsui for introducing the SERV Communities Act.

UC, CSU and CCC opposition to the PROSPER Act June 11, 2018 PDF

June 11, 2018

Joint letter from the leadership of the University of California, California State University and California Community Colleges systems highlighting their concerns with the PROSPER Act in its current form.

FY 2019 Federal Funding Priorities March 12, 2018 PDF

March 12, 2018

UC's federal fiscal year 2019 funding priorities and corresponding letter from President Napolitano to the California congressional delegation.

Letter Regarding UC's FY 2018 Funding Priorities February 20, 2018 PDF

February 20, 2018

Letter thanking the California delegation for its work in securing discretionary budget relief for FYs 2018-19 and also outlining UC's federal programmatic priorities for FY 2018.

Higher Education Act Reauthorization February 13, 2018 PDF

February 13, 2018

UC’s response to Chairman Lamar Alexander's White Paper on Accountability in Higher Education.