The New Student Orientation program includes activities that are designed to help you successfully transition to the campus and prepare you for an exciting first semester. Orientation is a required event where you will explore resources, build relationships with fellow students, staff and administrators, reflect upon goals, and find out what it takes to be a successful Bobcat!
At orientation you can:
- Learn tips that will help you achieve academic success at UC Merced
- Get information about helpful campus resources
- Hear from current students about campus life
- Get your individual questions answered
Check out our frequently asked questions for first year new students.