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Dates & Deadlines for Admitted Students

Important Dates & Deadlines

    FALL 2020 SPRING 2021
Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) First year student submission deadline Extended to June 1, 2020 Nov. 8, 2021
  Transfer submission deadline June 1, 2020 Nov. 8, 2021

Statement of Legal Residence (SLR)

*If this online questionnaire to verify California residency is listed in your checklist at my.ucmerced.edu, you must submit it.

First year student SLR deadline

 

 

June 5, 2020

 

 

TBD

  Transfer student SLR deadline June 5, 2020 TBD
Financial Aid Priority deadline to submit the Free Application for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application (CADAA) March 2, 2020 March 2, 2021
  Deadline to submit supporting documents requested by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships and to complete all requirements listed in your checklist at my.ucmerced.edu June 1, 2020 Dec. 1, 2021

Housing 

Housing application opens

March 2, 2020 TBD
  Deadline for first year housing preference form or two-year residency exemption request June 1, 2020 TBD
  Transfer housing application deadline June 5, 2020 TBD
New Student Orientation Orientation registration opens TBD TBD
  Priority Orientation registration deadline TBD  TBD
  Complete online Pre-Orientation TBD TBD
Placement Exams Math and chemistry placement exams completed by 4 pm. Check your UC Merced email for more information. June 1, 2020 by 4pm November 2021
Course Registration 

Your academic advisor will send information about placement exams to your UC Merced email address.

TBD November 2021
  Your academic advisor will email you recommended courses based on your intended major and placement exam scores. June 18, 2020 - June 19, 2020 November 2021
 

Online course registration for incoming transfer students.

Online course registration for incoming first year students.

June 22, 2020

June 24 - June 26, 2020

TBD
Admissions

Official transcripts due in the Office of Admissions

Postmarked or electronically
submitted by July 1, 2020

Received in the Office of Admissions
by TBD

 

Official test scores due in the Office of Admissions

Received in the Office of Admissions by July 15, 2020 Received in the Office of Admissions
by TBD
Health Insurance Waiver

Waiver application opens at my.ucmerced.edu

May 1, 2020 TBD
 

Deadline to submit waiver

Aug. 1, 2020 TBD
 

Late waiver deadline with $50 fee

Aug. 9, 2020 TBD

Reserve Textbooks

Online textbook reservation begins at bookstore.ucmerced.edu.

TBD

TBD

 

Online textbook reservation closes.

TBD TBD
Fee Payment Deadline

Tuition and housing fees must be paid at MyBill at my.ucmerced.edu.

TBD TBD
Move-In Day

Students will receive an email with their assigned move-in time.

TBD TBD
Proof of Immunization

All incoming students are required to complete a TB Risk Screening Questionnaire and provide proof of immunization and/or immunity to certain diseases prior to the first day of instruction. Visit the MyHealth section on the myhealth.ucmerced.edu portal.

TBD TBD
Instruction Begins   Aug. 26, 2020 Jan. 19, 2021