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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 May 20, 2022 November 2022
  Transfer submission deadline June 1, 2022 November 2022
Statement of Legal Residence (SLR)* *If this online questionnaire to verify California residency is listed in your checklist at, you must submit it. May 5, 2022 November 2022
  Transfer student SLR deadline June 5, 2022 November 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 June 1, 2022 December 1, 2022


Housing application opens - First Year Students

March 14, 2022 November 2022
Housing Housing application opens - Transfer Students March 14, 2022 TBD
  Deadline for first year housing preference form or two-year residency exemption request June 2022 January 2023
  Housing application contract signed June 2022 January 2023
New Student Orientation Orientation registration opens April 20, 2022 November 2022

Priority Orientation registration deadline

June 2022

  Complete online Pre-Orientation June 2022 TBD
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 Mid-November 2022
  Your academic advisor will email you recommended courses based on your intended major and placement exam scores. Mid-June 2022 Mid-December 2022

Online course registration for incoming transfer students.

Online course registration for incoming first year students.

Mid-June 2022

Mid-June 2022

December 2022

Official transcripts due in the Office of Admissions

Postmarked or electronically
submitted by July 1, 2022

Received in the office of Admissions by TBD January 2023


Official test scores due in the Office of Admissions

Received in the Office of Admissions by July 15, 2022 Received in the office of Admissions by TBD January 2023
Textbooks - Bookstore 

Purchase your text books online.

Rent your text books - check their website or contact them via email

Health Insurance Waiver

Waiver application opens at

May 1, 2022 Mid November 2022

Deadline to submit waiver

Aug. 1, 2022 TBD January 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

August 17, 2022 Mid-January 2023
Move-In Day

Move-in Day: 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 portal.

August 24, 2022 TBD - Mid-January  at 11:59pm Pacific time
Instruction Begins   August 24, 2022 Jan. 17, 2023