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Parents & Families

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At UC Merced, we recognize that the support and encouragement of family members, guidance counselors and educators can make a big difference in helping students consider higher education and apply for college.

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Information & Resources

Below you'll find information that will help you and your student get settled into the newest University of California campus.

Conditions of Admission

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Become a Bobcat E-Magazine for Admitted Students 

Dates & Deadlines

Parent & Family Guide

  • 2021-2022 Parent & Family Guide - Coming Soon! (opens in a new window)

New Student Newsletter

  • Coming Soon!

Contact Us

Please feel free to contact us if you have any other questions: (209) 228-7178 or