Applicant Eligibility Guidelines

To qualify for the UCSF COVID-19 Relief Program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a UCSF employee whose total base salary or stipend is less than $75,000 annually
    • Employees are staff, postdocs, residents, fellows, faculty and non-faculty academics
  • Have completed at least 6 months of continuous service at 50% time or greater
  • Be able to demonstrate that COVID-19 created unforeseen financial hardship

UCSF employees with temporary layoff status or on approved leave are eligible if they meet the above criteria.

Students seeking COVID-19 relief aid are not eligible for this program. Student Academic Affairs has established a separate Student COVID-19 Relief Program.

Eligible Expenses

Funding provided by the UCSF COVID-19 Relief Program may only be used to cover eligible expenses incurred on or after March 13, 2020. Eligible expenses include:

  • Child and dependent care
  • Transportation and parking
  • Temporary housing for quarantine or isolation

Funds may not be used towards expenses covered by insurance or other forms of reimbursement.

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