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Out-of-State: Dates & Deadlines

Important Dates & Deadlines

    FALL 2019 SPRING 2020
Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) First year student submission deadline May 1, 2019 TBD
  Transfer submission deadline June 1, 2019 TBD

Statement of Legal Residence (SLR)

*If this online questionnaire to verify California residency is listed in your checklist at my.ucmerced.edu, you must submit it.

First year student SLR deadline

 

 

May 1, 2019

 

 

Nov. 5, 2019

  Transfer student SLR deadline June 5, 2019 Nov. 5, 2019
Financial Aid Priority deadline to submit the Free Application for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application (CADAA) March 2, 2019 March 2, 2019
  Deadline to submit supporting documents requested by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships and to complete all requirements listed in your checklist at my.ucmerced.edu June 1, 2019 Dec. 1, 2019

Housing 

Housing application opens

March 11, 2019 TBD
  First year housing preference form and housing waiver requirement deadline June 1, 2019 -
  Transfer housing application deadline June 5, 2019 -
New Student Orientation Orientation registration opens April 11, 2019 TBD
  Priority Orientation registration deadline June 14, 2019 -
Placement Exams Must be completed by 4 p.m. Check your UC Merced email for more information. May 31, 2019 Nov. 15, 2019
Course Registration 

Your academic advisor will email you registration resources.

Early June 2019 TBD
  Your academic advisor will email you recommended courses based on your intended major. Late June 2019 -
 

Online class registration for incoming first year and transfer students

June 24-28, 2019 -
Admissions

Official transcripts must be postmarked or electronically submitted to the Office of Admissions.

July 1, 2019 Jan. 6, 2020
 

Official test scores are due in the Office of Admissions.

July 15, 2019 Jan. 6, 2020
Health Insurance Waiver

Waiver application opens at my.ucmerced.edu

May 1, 2019 Nov. 12, 2019
 

Deadline to submit waiver

Aug. 1, 2019 Jan. 8, 2020
 

Late waiver deadline with $50 fee

Aug. 9, 2019 Jan. 16, 2020

Reserve Textbooks

Online textbook reservation begins at bookstore.ucmerced.edu.

June 24, 2019

Dec. 2, 2019

 

Online textbook reservation closes.

Aug. 16, 2019 Jan. 10, 2020
Fee Payment Deadline

Tuition and housing fees must be paid at MyBill at my.ucmerced.edu.

Aug. 21, 2019 Jan. 8, 2020
Move-In Day

Students will receive an email with their assigned move-in time.

Aug. 22-24, 2019 Jan. 19, 2020
Proof of Immunization

All incoming students are required to provide proof of immunization against Hepatitis B and prove vaccination and/or immunity to certain diseases. Visit the MyHealth section on the myhealth.ucmerced.edu portal.

Aug. 28, 2019 Jan. 21, 2020
Instruction Begins   Aug. 28, 2019 Jan. 21, 2020