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Summer 2021 Orientation Registration
Visit the Registration page for additional details and the link to register.
Orientation is Online this Summer!
We are excited to welcome new students and families to UC Merced!

Welcome to UC Merced!

Bobcat, congratulations on your admissions to UC Merced!! We are so excited to get to know you at New Student Orientation. Our New Student Orientation will take place fully ONLINE this summer. Students we encourage you to check your UC Merced email for your zoom link information. Please reach out to us with any questions at
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Before Orientation

Submit your SIR today! Register for your orientation session to start your journey at UC Merced. After registering, you can check out the Pre-Orientation Checklist. Please ensure you also complete your online pre-orientation two weeks prior to your scheduled orientation. 

Have questions? Check out our FAQ.


Orientation Overview - 2021

Orientation is being delivered through a series of three experiences over the course of the summer. To learn more about all that is included with this summer's Orientation Experience, click HERE.

Zoom Webinar Information

To prepare for your Zoom Orientation Webinar, visit HERE.

After Orientation

Once you have completed your first step, keep going! Visit the After Orientation page to access important information and resources that will help you transition to life as a Bobcat.