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Out-of-State: Dates & Deadlines

Important Dates & Deadlines

    FALL 2018 SPRING 2019
Housing Housing application opens March 1, 2018 TBD
  First year priority housing application deadline May 7, 2018 -
  Transfer priority housing application deadline June 5, 2018 -
  Official room assignments and move-in details available Aug. 10, 2018 -
New Student Orientation Signups begin April 21, 2018 TBD
  Priority Orientation registration deadline June 1, 2018 -
Course Registration  Your academic advisor will send information about placement exams to your UC Merced email address. Mid-May 2018 TBD
 

Your academic advisor will email additional registration resources.

Late May to Early June 2018 -
 

Online class registration for incoming first year and transfer students

June 20-22, 2018 -
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, 2018 March 2, 2018
Complete requirements

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, 2018 Dec. 1, 2018
Admissions

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

July 1, 2018 Jan. 6, 2019
 

Official test scores are due in the Office of Admissions.

July 15, 2018 Jan. 6, 2019
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.

June 1, 2018 Dec. 15, 2018
Placement Exams

Must be completed by 4 p.m. Check your UC Merced email for more information.

Oct. 1 - March 2 TBD
Health Insurance Waiver

Waiver application opens at my.ucmerced.edu

May 1, 2018 Nov. 12, 2018
 

Deadline to submit waiver

Aug. 1, 2018 Jan. 8, 2019
 

Late waiver deadline with $50 fee

Aug. 9, 2018 Jan. 16, 2019
Fee Payment Deadline

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

Aug. 15, 2018 Jan. 16, 2018
Move-In Day

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

Aug. 18-19, 2018 Jan. 13, 2019
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. 22, 2018 Jan. 22, 2019
Reserve Textbooks

Online textbook reservation begins at bookstore.ucmerced.edu.

June 26, 2018 Dec. 16, 2018
 

Online textbook reservation closes.

Aug. 16, 2018 Jan. 17, 2019
Instruction Begins   Aug. 22, 2018 Jan. 22, 2019