FAQs about the Pandemic

Below is a list of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) from postdocs. More information is available on the UCSF coronavirus website. If you have questions not answered here, please email us.


Is free parking available?

No. Parking rates (all campus locations), January 4, 2021 through June 30, 2021 are:
    • Hourly: $5
    • Daily Max: $35
    • Disabled flat rate: $7
    • Motorcycle flat rate: $5
    • UCSF Employee/Patient Daily Max Rate: $22
    • UCSF Employee Monthly Rate: $312
    • UCSF Student Daily Max Rate: $11

For more information, please visit UCSF Transportation.

I was planning to be on the job market this year, and don’t know if I should stay in my postdoc or continue my job search. What should I do?

We encourage you to speak with your postdoctoral supervisor, a career counselor, or Assistant Dean Monsalve to discuss your specific situation.

Who can help me answer my questions about my visa and career options during this pandemic?

Check out this step-by-step guide to help you access support from us, OCPD, and ISSO quickly and easily.

How can I take care of myself during this period of uncertainty?

Please review the rich number of wellness resources available specifically for postdocs. 

How do I support my family/friends/community?

The UCSF Department of Psychiatry has provided the community with a rich collection of resources support the mental health and wellness during this challenging time.

I am concerned about the wellbeing of a fellow postdoc. Who can help me with this?

Anyone concerned about the wellbeing of a postdoc is strongly encouraged to contact Assistant Dean Monsalve.

How can I become an ally and advocate?

Your voice and actions matter! Check out these anti-racism resources for support and action.