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Staff

Staff members are a vital part of UC Merced’s vibrant community. Each person plays a significant role in supporting the university’s mission of teaching, research and service.

Staff gather for the annual picnic

UC Merced staff members have many wonderful opportunities to learn, grow and thrive, professionally and personally. The campus’s growth and emerging presence as a premiere research university and institution of excellence offer great opportunities for employees to manage and guide their careers.

Additionally, staff have an array of resources, benefits, tools, programs and facilities.

The myUCMerced portal is the one-stop-shop for services, applications and information relevant to campus community members.

Tools and resources regarding employee benefits can be found online at UCNet, which provides comprehensive materials about health and insurance plans, retirement savings, wellness programs and more.

Staff members can build and develop skills that can help them excel at their jobs by enrolling in professional and organizational training courses and workshops.

Business and Financial Services (BFS) is responsible for the campus’s core business processes. BFS develops and recommends financial policies, strategies and plans and ensures campus compliance with all university, state and federal rules and regulations regarding financial policies and procedures. Staff members whose work includes knowing and using the campus’s financial systems and procedures can receive training.

Whether driving, biking, carpooling or using other means of transportation, Transportation and Parking Services offers information and resources. Learn about alternative transportation options, parking permits or find up-to-date schedules and information about CatTracks, UC Merced’s bus system.

Information Technology provides technical support for computer hardware, software, peripherals, mobile devices, tablets and many other technology-related devices and services. The IT Help Desk is the first step in obtaining support — whether it’s assistance with UCMNetID password issues, email setup and configuration, computer hardware failures, classroom technology questions or other IT-related issues.

Facilities Management handles an array of services related to campus buildings and its occupants. Campus mail and delivery service, locks and access, moving workstations, operations, custodial and recycling services fall under Facilities Management’s purview.

University News and Panorama, the campus’s e-newsletter for faculty and staff members, help keep the campus informed of the latest news, innovative research and other developments involving UC Merced and its community.