After You Apply

 

Important Dates and Deadlines for fall 2017 Applicants
 

January - February

Access your portal.

Visit my.ucmerced.edu to access your portal. From your portal, you'll be able to check on your admission status, learn about campus events and update the Office of Admissions about any changes to your academic record.

Notify us of any changes to your academic record. 

If your class schedule changes, or if you receive any D or F grades, you must do the following:

  • Log in to your portal at my.ucmerced.edu.
  • Click on “myCourseUpdates” under the Student Services tab and follow instructions thoroughly before submitting. 

Check your email regularly and respond to any requests from our office. 

During the application evaluation process, our office might send you communications requesting additional information in order to complete our review. It is very important that you respond to these requests in a timely manner. Make sure our emails are not being routed your junk mail folder.

Complete your FAFSA by March 2.

You can access the FAFSA at fafsa.ed.gov

March - April 1

Check your my.ucmerced.edu portal.

Starting in March (April for transfer students), you can log in to your portal to view the status of your application. Be sure to look at your checklist for any required supplemental documents requested by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships or the Office of Admissions.

 

April - May

Visit campus.

April is your chance to visit campus and experience what it's like to be a Bobcat. Visit our event calendar to explore the many ways you can explore our campus.

Submit your SIR

May 1 is the deadline for first year applicants to submit their statement of intent to register (SIR).

 

May - June

Transfer student SIR deadline

June 1 is the transfer student SIR deadline.