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Spotlight UC Merced

April - TBD

Cherry Blossoms at UC MercedThis half-day introduction to UC Merced is the last event of the spring for first year students. 

When: April - TBD
Where: UC Merced Campus
Agenda: Spotlight UC Merced, 2018 (pdf)

Spotlight UC Merced: First Year Focus serves as a valuable chance to ask any final questions you may have as you weigh your options. You can find out about housing, student life, financial aid, academic opportunities and more. 

Register for Spotlight UC Merced

Registration not available at this time.​​​​​​​

Schedule at a Glance

9 a.m. Registration and Information Fair
10 a .m. Welcome
10:10 a.m. Introduction to Financial Aid
10:45 a.m. Break
11:05 a.m. UC Merced Essentials
11:45 a.m. Student Panel
12:10 p.m. Lunch - Yablokoff-Wallace Dining Center
1 p.m. Campus Tour
2 p.m. Adjourn

Parking, Directions and Check-In Instructions

  1. To get directions to the campus, input the address 5200 Lake Road, Merced, CA 95340. You can also view a campus map at
  2. Parking for Spotlight UC Merced is free. Guests will be directed to park in the Le Grand or North Bowl parking lots. Please use the Ranchers Rd. Entrance and follows the signs to the parking lots. The event will be in the Classroom and Office Building Room 102.  

For More Information

Please contact Juan Villegas at or (209) 201-1074.