New Student Checklist

Graduate Divison has developed this checklist for new students who will be matriculating each fall. The first items are required of all students; the remainder are recommendations.

Please contact Graduate Divison with any questions or concerns. International students are encouraged to review the extensive information for new students provided by the Office of International Affairs by reading the New International Student Handbook.

Required Items:


Staying Organized:


Things to Bring With You:

  • Hiring Paperwork and necessary documentation (see i-9.pdf in hiring paperwork for acceptable documents).

Please contact Graduate Division at 228.4723 with any questions or concerns regarding GROW or your transition to graduate study at UC Merced.

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
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University of California, Merced
5200 North Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343
T: (209) 228-4400
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