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Dates & Deadlines for Admitted Students

Important Dates & Deadlines

    FALL 2022 SPRING 2023
Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) First year student submission deadline Extended Deadline June 1, 2022 November 30, 2022
  Transfer submission deadline Extended Deadline June 15, 2022 November 30, 2022
Statement of Legal Residence (SLR)*

First year student SLR deadline

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

June 6, 2022

November 20, 2022
  Transfer student SLR deadline June 20, 2022 November 20, 2022
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, 2022 March 2, 2022
  Deadline to submit supporting documents requested by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships and to complete all requirements listed in your checklist at myconnect.ucmerced.edu June 1, 2022 December 1, 2022

Housing

Housing application opens - First Year Students

March 14, 2022 October 17, 2022
  Housing application opens - Transfer Students March 14, 2022 October 17, 2022
 

Deadline for New First Year/Freshmen students to submit housing application

June 6, 2022 by 11:59pm PDT

 January 2, 2023, 11:59 PM, PST
 

Deadline for New First Year/Freshmen students to sign offered contract 

Spring 2023 Housing Site

June 9, 2022 by 11:59pm PDT

 

 January 2, 2023, 11:59 PM, PST
 

Deadline for New Transfer students submit housing application

June 20, 2022 11:59 pm PDT

 
 

Deadline for New Transfer students to sign offered contract 

Spring 2023 Housing Site

June 23, 2022 11:59 pm PDT

 

 
  Deadline for first year housing preference form or two-year residency exemption request June 2022 January 2023
New Student Orientation Orientation registration opens April 20, 2022 November 1, 2022
 

Priority Orientation registration deadline

June 10, 2022

January 4, 2023
 

Online Pre-Orientation Opens:

Complete your Online Pre-Orientation:

June 6, 2022

Two weeks prior to your registered orientation date

TBD
 

New Student Orientation: In-Person

 

*The Parent and Guest Orientation program for the July 9th and July 19th Orientation sessions will be delivered fully in Spanish. All materials and presentations will be in Spanish. If you prefer to attend an English presentation for the Parent and Guest Orientation program please attend a different orientation session with your student. The student orientation sessions on these two dates will be delivered in English.

 

More information, check the orientation website

First Year Students:

Saturday, June 25

Tuesday, June 28

Thursday, June 30

Thursday, July 7

Saturday, July 9*

Tuesday, July 12

Saturday, July 16

Thursday, July 21

 

Transfer Students:

Thursday, July 14

Saturday, July 16 (Transfer alternative dates & simultaneous translation in Spanish)

Tuesday, July 19*

Friday, January 13, 2023
Placement Exams Math and chemistry placement exams. Check your UC Merced email for more information. TBD TBD
Course Registration 

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

Mid-June 2022 October - November 2022
  Your academic advisor will email you recommended courses based on your intended major and placement exam scores. June 22 - 23, 2022 December 7 - 8, 2022
 

Online course registration for incoming transfer students.

Online course registration for incoming first year students.

June 27 - 30, 2022

June 27 - 30, 2022

December 12, 2022
Admissions

Official transcripts due in the Office of Admissions

Postmarked or electronically
submitted by July 1, 2022

Postmarked or electronically
submitted by January 10, 2023

 

Official test scores due in the Office of Admissions

Received in the Office of Admissions by July 15, 2022 Postmarked or electronically
submitted by January 10, 2023
Textbooks - Bookstore 

Purchase your textbooks online.

Rent your textbooks - check their website or contact them via email

N/A N/A
Health Insurance Waiver

Waiver application opens at myconnect.ucmerced.edu

May 1, 2022 November 12, 2022
 

Deadline to submit waiver

Aug. 1, 2022 January 8, 2023 at 11:59pm Pacific Time
 

Late waiver deadline with $50 fee

Mid-August 2022 TBD
Fee Payment Deadline

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

Deferred Payment Plan Information, click here.

 

August 17, 2022

January 11, 2023

Spring 2023 DPP Payments:

#1 - January 11, 2023
#2 - February 21, 2023
#3 - March 20, 2023
#4 - April 20, 2023

Move-In Day

Move-in Day:

Fall 2022 Housing Site

Thursday, Aug. 18 through Sunday, Aug. 20, 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Students will be assigned a specific move-in day and time via their UC Merced email by the first week of August.

Mid-January 2023
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.

August 24, 2022 at 11:59pm Pacific time January 17, 2023 at 11:59pm Pacific time
Instruction Begins   August 24, 2022 January 17, 2023