Graduate Support Staff in the schools work with graduate students to provide administrative support, help graduate students and faculty find available resources, and follow the conflict management guidelines.
Contact the graduate program coordinator of your program to make an appointment.
Counseling & Psychological Services
CONFIDENTIAL Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is available to support the emotional well-being of UC Merced scholars.
LiveHealth: Students enrolled with UCSHIP can access tele-behavioral health services through LiveHealth Online. Email may be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org or contact them toll free at 1-855-603-7985.Email: email@example.com, Phone: 209-228-2273 (option 4). Staff at Counseling and Psychological services
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Never E-Mail Private Health Information
Contact CAPS at (209) 228-4266, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
The Campus Advocate is available to provide CONFIDENTIAL support for those affected by sexual violence, dating/domestic violence and stalking. Survivors and significant others can access services about incidents that occurred on or off campus.
Call or text Campus Advocate at 209-386-2051
Email Yesenia Curiel at email@example.com Valley Crisis Center: 7/24 Hotline: 209.722.4357
Campus Advocate Reporting Resource Page: https://care.ucmerced.edu/resources/reporting-options
UC Campus Climate Report Form
The system wide UC Campus Climate Report Form is used to report behavior that is inconsistent with our Principles of Community (expressions of bias, hate speech, hate crimes, graffiti/vandalism, intimidation, bullying, or physical violence, bias incidents, hostile climate, and other campus climate issues). These go to the Locally Designated Official (LDO) who oversees the whistleblower program, Viola Kinsman at UC Merced.
Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination
Responds to discrimination and harassment on the basis of sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex- or gender-stereotyping and sexual orientation. DISCRIMINATION/HARASSMENT COMPLAINT FORM
Email: Interim Director and Title IX Officer Cherie A. Scricca at firstname.lastname@example.org
Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities
Supports student success through services designed to promote integrity, ethical decision making, effective communication, and conflict management in alignment with the Principles of Community.
Student Accessibility Services
Provide academic accommodations to students with disabilities. Reading and adaptive technology services and test-taking accommodations.
Email: Drew Shelburne at email@example.com
Dean of Students
The Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students supports the University’s mission and values while placing students first in all endeavors.
If you anticipate or experience barriers due to pregnancy, temporary medical condition, or injury, you are encouraged to contact the Dean of Students for support and resources.
Student Affairs Team
Request an online appointment here
Human Resources - Employee & Labor Relations
Through various forms of intervention, including problem-solving, mediation, training and counseling, Labor Relations offers balanced advocacy to management and individual employees to protect their respective rights and facilitate a more harmonious work environment.
Human Resource Contact Information
UC Merced Law Clinic
ASUCM Staff is Available via Live Chat Monday through Thursday
The mission of the Student Resource Law Clinic at University of California, Merced is to provide a connection betweenUCM students and legal counsel, and supply information that revolves around any and all legal aspects including but not limited to constitutional law, administrative law, tax law, criminal law, and private law. The Clinic is to be accessible, open and free of charge to all UCM students who seek its services.
Email Elizabeth Meza Torres at firstname.lastname@example.org
Queer Ally Program LGBTIQ
Works to reduce prejudice, bias, and discrimination towards members of the LGBTIQ communities at UC Merced. Provides social and educational programming.
Conflict Resolution Guide
UC Merced has developed a one-page flier that includes a variety of formal and informal resources and referral options for conflict resolution for students, staff and faculty.
Contact De Acker at email@example.com or call 209-205-0850 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule an appointment.
Office of the OMBUDS
The campus Ombuds is a CONFIDENTIAL and informal resource for students, staff and faculty. It will provide informal dispute resolution services to faculty, lecturers, postdoctoral scholars, staff, students and anyone with a university-related concern. Please call (209) 228-4410 to schedule an appointment. Ombuds services are provided via phone, video chat, or in-person. Ombuds DOES NOT use email for confidential communications.