GROW Schedule


All new students are required to participate in all orientations included in the GROW schedule.

  • Microteaching and International Student Orientation are for international students only. Information will continue to be updated until August. 
  • Please note that dates, times and locations are subject to change.
  • View and print a campus map here.

**Please note that heavy traffic delays, up to 30 minutes, are expected on Bellevue and Lake Road leading into campus on 08/14 and 08/15. Please plan accordingly to arrive in time to park, walk to the orientation building, check in and get settled before orientation begins promptly at 8:30am on Monday, August 14th.

The registration deadline for GROW is Friday, July 28, 2017 at 12:00pm.


For more unit specific orientation information, please visit the sites below:

Graduate Division

Center for Engaged Teaching and Learning (CETL)

Microteaching (ELI)

School of Engineering (SoE)

School of Natural Sciences (SNS)

School of Social Sciences Humanities and Arts (SSHA)

Office of International Affairs (OIA)


Contact Us

Graduate Admissions:
Phone: (209) 228-4723
Graduate Funding:
Phone: (209) 228-4622
General Inquiries:
Phone: (209) 228-4723
Fax: (209) 228-6906
Mailing Address:
University of California, Merced
ATTN: Graduate Division
5200 N. Lake Road, SSB 310
Merced, CA 95343
University of California, Merced
The first new American research university in the 21st century, with a mission of research, teaching and service.
University of California, Merced
5200 North Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343
T: (209) 228-4400
University of California
Go to top