Merced, Ca. This is our community

Merced is a quaint Valley town with a growing downtown area for students and families. Enjoy a film or a live performance at local cinemas and theaters, browse antique stores, art galleries and the mall, choose from an array of restaurants and coffee houses, have a picnic in the park, visit the Historic Courthouse Museum, and check out some of the area’s golf courses, the city’s bike path and its zoo.

You'll see how Merced is being shaped by the university, from the new businesses opening and new entertainment options to the merchants' programs that help students get discounts so they can contribute directly to the local economy.