Bobcat Day 2017

Bobcat Day 2017
Saturday, April 22
UC Merced Campus

UC Merced is pleased to host Bobcat Day, a special day for admitted freshmen, interested transfer applicants and their families, on Saturday, April 22.  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

Click here for a look at Bobcat Day 2016


Bobcat Day at a Glance

Campus Information Fair and Student Entertainment

Campus Tours and Demonstrations

Helpful Information

Rufus the Bobcat and Chancellor Leland


Bobcat Day at a Glance

8 A.M. Registration Opens
  Campus Information Fair Opens
  Student Entertainment Begins
9 A.M. Academic Presentation I

10 A.M.


      10:30 A.M.

Financial Aid

Personal and Professional Development I

Success Services 

   11 A.M. Academic Presentations II


Mock Lectures

Personal and Professional Development II: Study Abroad

1 P.M. Pre-Medical Studies Panel
2 P.M. Campus Information Fair Ends
  Student Entertainment Ends

Bobcat Day Ends

Bobcat Day 2017 Agenda

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 led by student tour guides. Several registered student organizations will provide entertainment from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Helpful Information


Facility Hours:

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 9 a.m. - 2 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

To get directions to the campus on the web, use the address  5200 N. Lake Road, Merced, CA 95343. You can view a map of campus here