Preview Days 2016

October 8, 22 or 29

Prospective students and their families are invited to attend a Preview Day to learn more about UC Merced and all we have to offer! 

Get answers to your questions about:

  • Majors
  • Research and Internship Opportunities
  • Housing and Student Life
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • Athletics and Recreation
  • Applying to the University of California

Each day offers guest an opportunity to learn about one of our three academic schools.

October 8 - Register

School of Engineering
Undeclared majors

October 22 - Register

School of Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts 
Undeclared majors

October 29 - Register

School of Natural Sciences
Undeclared majors

Not sure which academic school to choose? Take a look at our majors and minor page to get a breakdown of our academic programs by school.


Preview Day at a Glance Agenda (Tentative)


8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Registration Opens/ Early Bird Tour (Pre-registration required)
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Registration
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Welcome/Campus Vision and Growth
10:00 - 10:45 a.m. School Presentation
10:50 a.m. -11:35 a.m. Break Out Sessions
11:40 a.m. - 12:25 p.m. Break Out Sessions
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Info Fair and Campus Tours


Campus Information Fair

Booths will line the academic quad, giving you the opportunity to talk with representatives from each academic school, various student services offices and student organizations.


Campus Tours and Info Fair

Tours of the campus, housing and library will be available.


Helpful Information

Other Available Resources:
Kolligian Library hours: TBA
Lantern Cafe: TBA
Fork in the Road: TBA
UC Merced Campus Bookstore: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (except October 22: 9 a.m. -3 p.m.)
Summits Marketplace: TBA
Students First Center: TBA
Yablokoff-Wallace Dining Center: TBA


Downloadable Preview Day 2016 Agenda (Coming Soon)



Parking for each Preview Day is free. Due to construction for the 2020 Project, parking conditions are subject to change. Please follow signage when you enter campus.

Maps and Directions