April 23, 2020
The University invites comments on the proposed revised Presidential Policy on UC Seismic Safety, UC-CR-17-0324.
The Seismic Policy has been revised per the guidance of the UC Seismic Advisory Board (SAB). The SAB is a council of structural and geotechnical engineers with seismic expertise appointment by the Office of the President to advise the University. Revisions to the Seismic Policy are summarized in a memorandum to the UCOP Policy Advisory Committee RE: Seismic Safety Policy. The Seismic Policy revision was a collaborative effort with the SAB, UCOP Capital Programs, the Office of General Counsel, and UC campus representatives from Berkeley, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Davis.
The proposed policy revision includes the following key issues:
This policy applies to all persons at all UC San Diego locations.
Under the Regents’ Policy, campuses were directed to issue implementing rules for certain policy requirements. This proposed policy constitutes the implementing rules for the San Diego campus and is available on the following website:
This is a formal review of the proposed Implementing Rules. If you have comments for submission in response to the policy review, please provide your written comments to Paula Johnson in Policy and Records Administration at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than May 31, 2020.