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

New Student Orientation

Missed your Orientation?

If you were not able to attend your New Student Orientation during the summer you are able to satisfy the requirement by signing up to attend the Orientation Launch Program. Click here to access the webform to sign up for Orientation. Launch will take place online Monday, Aug 17- Friday Aug 21st at your own pace with the exception of the Orientation Meet and Greet. For questions email us at


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.