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Transfer Student Orientation

Summer Transfer Student OrientationThe Transfer Student Orientation program includes activities that are designed to help you successfully transition to the campus and prepare you for an exciting first semester. For Summer 2022, Orientation will take place in-person on Thursday, July 14, 2022 along with prior online webinars and online pre-orientation experiences. Two Transfer alternative orientation sessions will take place as well on Saturday, July 16, 2022 and Tuesday, July 19, 2022.

Orientation is a great opportunity to hear from staff and administrators, connect with current students, fellow incoming transfer students, and to find out what it takes to be a successful student at UC Merced.  

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
  • Make new friends
  • Get your individual questions answered
  • We look forward to you joining our community. Orientation is your first step in understanding the resources and building the relationships that will help you to be successful at UC Merced and in life after graduation.


Review the frequently asked questions about Transfer Student Orientation.