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Spotlight UC Merced

UC Merced's annual Bridge Crossing with new students posing for camera

Saturday, October 21, 2023

Join us for an exciting day of discovery at UC Merced! Our upcoming event is designed with prospective students in mind, offering a fantastic opportunity to explore our vibrant campus and gain valuable insights into the application process. Get ready to dive into a world of possibilities as you learn about everything UC Merced has to offer, from the ins and outs of student life and comfortable housing options to the array of financial aid resources available. Discover your academic journey and countless opportunities waiting for you here. Come and see why UC Merced is the perfect fit for your future!

When: Saturday, October 21, 2023
Where: UC Merced Campus - Classroom & Office Building 1

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Schedule at a Glance

8:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Welcome
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Admissions Presentation
10:10 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

School Presentations - Breakout Sessions

11:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. Resource Fair & Campus Tours
12:00 p.m. Adjourn / Free Time to Explore Campus


Parking, Directions and Check-In Instructions

  1. To get directions to the campus, input the address 5200 N. Lake Rd, Merced, CA 95343. 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 lot. Please use the Ranchers Road Entrance and follow the signs to the parking lots. The event will be in the Classroom and Office Building 1.  

For More Information

Please contact Lizbeth Lupi at or (209) 201-2868.