Upcoming Deadlines for Incoming Students

Upcoming Deadlines for Incoming Students

As of June 10, more than 1000 undergraduates have submitted their Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) for fall 2005 at UC Merced! Hundreds of faculty and staff members - not to mention friends of UC Merced in this area and around the state of California - are celebrating that fact and eagerly awaiting your arrival.

Please pay close attention to the following deadlines you must meet to keep things in order for this fall.

CURRENTLY: On-campus housing is full, but you may still submit an application to be placed on a waiting list. You are encouraged to talk with the Student Housing Office to make a plan for off-campus housing. Contact them by e-mail at housing@ucmerced.edu.

CURRENTLY: Incoming freshmen must submit any supporting documentation requested by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships. View your outstanding requirements by logging into MyFinancialAid at http://my.ucmerced.edu. All requirements preceded by an asterisk (*) were due June 1, so please submit them as soon as possible. Questions? E-mail finaid@ucmerced.edu.

JULY 1: Transfer students must submit any supporting documentation requested by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships. View your outstanding requirements by logging into MyFinancialAid at http://my.ucmerced.edu. All requirements preceded by an asterisk (*) are due July 1. Questions? E-mail finaid@ucmerced.edu.

JUNE 15: All incoming students should register for orientation. Orientation sessions will be held in Bakersfield, Fresno, Atwater and (tentatively) Merced. For more information see http://orientation.ucmerced.edu/2.asp?uc=1&lvl2=39&contentid=15. You can register online at http://cashier.ucmerced.edu/orientation.aspx.

JUNE 15: Students with disabilities who require accommodations must contact Greg Spurgeon at (209) 724-2990.

JULY 15: All students must have official, final transcripts from all schools they have attended from ninth grade to the present sent to Admissions/Relations with Schools and Colleges, P.O. Box 3289, Merced, CA 95344.

JULY 15: All incoming freshmen must have official, final scores for all required examinations, ACT or SAT I, and the three specified SAT II Subject Tests, to Admissions/Relations with Schools and Colleges. Use Merced's ETS code 004129 for SAT I and SAT II scores. See www.collegeboard.com. The code for the ACT is 000450. See www.actstudent.org.

JULY 15: All students must submit official, final scores for all Advanced Placement (AP score 3 or above) and International Baccalaureate (IB score 5 or above) to Admissions/Relations with Schools and Colleges. Use Merced's ETS code 004129. IGETC certification is due with California community college transcripts, if applicable.

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