Effective January 1, 2014, UC Merced will prohibit smoking, the use of tobacco products and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e.g. e-cigarettes) in all facilities and on all university-owned or leased property, both indoors and outdoors. UC Merced is committed to supporting the health or its community. For more information on this policy and cessation information, visit smokefree.ucmerced.edu 
UC Merced established the Fresno Center in 1997 as one of the first initiatives during planning stages for the UC Merced campus. The center helped the San Joaquin Valley prepare for the opening of UC Merced and continues to serve the educational needs of Fresno area residents.
The center houses UC programs, including:
The center also houses community-based educational, business and health organizations.
UC application and personal statement workshops, counselor conferences, UC Merced online admissions advising, and lectures and classes are offered periodically at the Fresno Center.
The center also offers high-tech office space and meeting rooms for lease to Fresno-area businesses and organizations. Amenities include:
If you're interested in taking advantage of these benefits by reserving a room in the UC Merced Fresno Center for your work needs, meeting or event, please review these documents: