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Spring Regional Admission Receptions

March 25 to April 5, and May 29, 2020

UC Merced is proud to welcome admitted students and their families or guests to join us at one of our four special Regional Admission Receptions. UC Merced will host regional admission receptions across the state for admitted students and their families to meet with current students and learn about campus resources. We will host programs in the cities listed below.

Save the Date: We look forward to seeing you at one of these events.

  • Modesto - Wednesday, March 25, 2020
  • Sacramento - Saturday, March 28, 2020
  • Santa Clara - Sunday, March 29, 2020
  • Fresno - Thursday, April 2, 2020
  • Anaheim - Saturday, April 4, 2020
  • Los Angeles - Sunday, April 5, 2020
  • Transfer Admission Reception - May 29, 2020

Learn more about the 10th campus in the world-renowned University of California system. UC Merced is diverse, growing and committed to those ideals that serve the state, nation and world through research, education and public service.

Hear about our academic programs and hands-on learning opportunities from our outstanding faculty members, and get answers to your questions - from the campus experience to student services such as housing and financial aid.

View our 2019 Alumni Students Speakers

Register for a Regional Admission Reception

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.

Select an event below for more detailed information


Event Date Time Location Registration Link
Modesto Reception Wednesday, March 25, 2020 7pm - 9pm

Martin G. Petersen Event Center
720 12th St., Modesto, CA 

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Sacramento Reception  Saturday, March 28, 2020 1pm - 3pm Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel
1230 J St., Sacramento, CA 

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Santa Clara Reception Sunday, March 29, 2020 1pm - 3pm Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA

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Fresno Reception Thursday, April 2, 2020 7pm - 9pm

Clovis Veterans Memorial District
808 Fourth St., Clovis CA 

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Anaheim Reception Saturday, April 4, 2020 1pm - 3pm Hilton Anaheim
777 W. Convention Way, Anaheim, CA

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Los Angeles Reception Sunday, April 5, 2020 1pm - 3pm Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City
555 Universal Hollywood Drive, Universal City, CA

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Transfer Student Admission Reception Friday, May 29, 2020 7pm - 9pm TBD

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