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Summer 2020 Orientation Registration
Visit the Registration page for additional details and the link to register.

Summer 2020 Orientation

COVID-19 Update

Congratulations on being admitted to UC Merced and welcome to the Bobcat family!

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Orientation for Summer 2020 will be transitioned to an online experience. 

Once students have registered for an orientation date they will receive an email with the Zoom link to their particular orientation date. The link will be sent to the student's UCM email and registered parent/guest email within a week of their scheduled orientation date.


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 - 2020

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.