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Admitted Student Events

Visiting UC Merced is the best way to gain firsthand knowledge of our academic programs, housing and student life. We host several 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. 

Admissions Webinars

Student on laptopWhen: Ongoing
Where: Online

During our live presentations and discussions, you can learn about resources and opportunities available to UC Merced students, our academic programs, student life and more.

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Spring Regional Admission Receptions

Beginnings sculptureWhen: March 25 to April 5, 2020
Where: Modesto, Sacramento, Santa Clara, Anaheim and Los Angeles

UC Merced will host regional admission receptions across the state for admitted students and their families to meet with current students and learn about campus resources. We will host programs in the following cities: Modesto (March 25), Sacramento (March 28), Santa Clara (March 29), Anaheim (April 4) and Los Angeles (April 5).

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Experience UC Merced

Student in ClassWhen: March 30 - April 17, 2020
Where: UC Merced Campus

During Experience UC Merced, an event for prospective students, admitted students and their families, guests attend a campus tour and sit in on a UC Merced lecture to gain insight on the student classroom experience. Space is limited, and students must register via the tours website.

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Inside UC Merced

Student in ClassWhen: April 7 - April 23, 2020
Where: UC Merced Campus

Inside UC Merced is our overnight program in which a current student serves as a host and introduces students to the varied academic, experiential and social opportunities that encompass the quality of student life at UC Merced. This includes attending UC Merced classes, engaging with current students, sampling the cuisine at the campus Dining Common and much more. Accommodations, meals and parking will be provided.

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Bobcat Day

Tour guides with Rufus the BobcatWhen: Saturday, April 18, 2020
Where: UC Merced Campus

Bobcat Day, a yearly event for both prospective and admitted students, will showcase the UC Merced campus. Attendees will hear from various campus resources, engage with student clubs and organizations, and go on a campus tour.

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Spotlight UC Merced

Cherry Blossoms at UC MercedWhen: Saturday, April 25, 2020
Where: UC Merced Campus

Spotlight UC Merced is a program for admitted students who might have missed Bobcat Day. During the program, students will go on a campus tour, attend an Admissions presentation and learn about their next steps toward enrollment. 

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Transfer Day

Family attends UC Merced tourWhen: May 7 and May 8, 2020
Where: UC Merced Campus

During Transfer Days, admitted transfer students will be invited to meet with advisors, go on a campus tour and learn about their next steps toward enrollment. Food will be provided.

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