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Can I still live on campus in the fall?


Under normal operations, all incoming first year students are required to live on campus for two academic years. It is not yet possible to know now whether the COVID-19 pandemic will result in changes to operations in student housing and residence education in Academic Year 2020-2021. Consequently, we may not be able to meet all of the requests for on-campus housing that would allow students to fulfill UC Merced’s two-year residency requirement. However, we will keep our residence halls open unless we are required by public health authorities to close.