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Admitted Student Events

Visiting UC Merced is the best way to gain first-hand knowledge of our academic programs, housing, and student life. We host several online, on-campus, and off-campus events throughout the year for admitted students. We invite you to join us for the chance to find out what makes our campus so special and look forward to meeting you soon!


November 22, 2022 at 7pm

Recording Coming Soon

I'm a Bobcat! Next Steps for Spring 23 | First-Year and Transfer Students

This presentation will cover accessing your CONNECT platform at UC Merced and important dates and deadlines for new students. You'll also be able to ask questions to admission staff who can help you navigate this next phase in your enrollment journey to UC Merced. We can't wait to meet you!

December 7, 2022 at 7pm


New Student Registration

Join us for a one-hour event focused on the course registration experience. You’ll gain tools for building a course schedule and see a live demo of the course registration process. The session will also include a live Q&A with academic advising.



Signature Events

Bobcat Day

Beginnings SculptureWhen: April 2023
Where: UC Merced Campus

Bobcat Day is our biggest event of the spring! Come see UC Merced at its liveliest and take a tour of campus, meet with faculty, attend presentations from each of our academic schools, talk to Financial Aid and Admissions staff, discover student clubs and organizations, and much more.

Coming soon!

Previous Events

October 27, 2022 at 7pm

Watch Recording

You've Been Admitted - Spring 2023 Admit Celebration

Congratulations on being admitted to the University of California, Merced! Join us for the virtual Spring 2023 Admit Celebration. You will be able to learn more about the next steps after being admitted and hear about campus resources and opportunities. You will also have an opportunity to connect with UC Merced students, staff, and faculty during the event.

November 8, 2022 at 7pm

Recording Coming Soon

Next Steps for Admitted Spring 2023 Students

Join us to learn more about the next steps after receiving your admission decision. Our Admissions staff will provide more information regarding the next steps and important dates and deadlines for admitted transfer students.