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Spotlight UC Merced

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Cherry Blossoms at UC MercedThis half-day introduction to UC Merced is the last event in April for admitted students. 

When: Saturday, April 25, 2020
Where: UC Merced Campus
Agenda: Download last year's agenda

Spotlight UC Merced: Serves as a valuable chance to ask any final questions you may have as you weigh your options. You can find out about housing, student life, financial aid, academic opportunities and more. 

Register for Spotlight UC Merced

You will need your UCM Net ID and password to register for the event.

For instructions on how to claim your UCM Net ID, view this video or if you need further assistance contact us at or call 209-228-7178.

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Schedule at a Glance - 2019

9 a.m. Registration
10 a .m. Welcome
10:10 a.m. Introduction to Financial Aid
10:45 a.m. Break
11:05 a.m. UC Merced Essentials
11:45 a.m. Student Panel
12:10 p.m. Lunch - Pavilion Dining Center
1 p.m. Campus Tour
2 p.m. Adjourn

Parking, Directions and Check-In Instructions

  1. To get directions to the campus, input the address 5200 Lake Road, Merced, CA 95340. You can also view a campus map at
  2. Parking for Spotlight UC Merced is free. Guests will be directed to park in the North Bowl and North Bowl 2 lots. Please use the Ranchers Rd. Entrance and follow the signs to the parking lots. The event will be in the Classroom and Office Building Room 102.  

For More Information

Please contact Maria Madrigal at or (661) 578-3290.