Bobcat Day 2014

UC Merced is pleased to host Bobcat Day, a special day for admitted freshmen, interested transfer applicants and their families, on Saturday, April 12.  This is your chance to explore the university and learn about the academic and student life opportunities we offer.

You can also get answers to your questions about:

  • Majors
  • Research and Internship Opportunities
  • Housing and Dining
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • Student Activities and Athletics

Bobcat Day at a Glance
Campus Information Fair & Student Entertainment
Campus Tours and Demonstrations
Helpful Information


Rufus the Bobcat and Chancellor Leland


Bobcat Day at a Glance

9 a.m. Registration Opens
10 a.m. Workshop Session I
  Campus Information Fair Opens
  Student Entertainment Begins
11 a.m. Workshop Session II
Noon Lunch Break
1 p.m. Workshop Session III
2 p.m. Workshop Session IV
  Campus Information Fair Ends
  Student Entertainment Ends
3 p.m. Final Workshop: "You See Me/UC Me(rced)"
4 p.m.

Bobcat Day Ends

Campus Information Fair and Student Entertainment

Booths will line the Carol Tomlinson-Keasey Quad, giving you the opportunity to talk with representatives from each academic school, various student services offices and student organizations.

Campus Tours and Demonstrations

Tours of the campus, housing and library will be available. Several registered student organizations will offer entertainment from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Helpful Information

Other Available Resources:

Kolligian Library 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Lantern Cafe 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Yablokoff-Wallace Dining Center 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Summits Marketplace 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
UC Merced College Store 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Students First Center hours 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Parking for Bobcat Day is free. Guests will be directed to park in Lake Lots 1 and 2, on your right-hand side as you drive up the main entrance to campus (Scholars Lane).

Maps and Directions

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