Current Graduate Students

*Visit this link for the latest Graduate and Research Affairs related coronavirus (COVID-19) updates and information.

Please contact your department or graduate advisor if you have any questions regarding your academic program. If you have any questions about university requirements or policies, please contact Graduate Affairs at either [email protected] or (619) 594-5213.

Important Deadlines

Summer / Fall 2020 Graduation Deadlines Flyer

Summer 2020 Registration Deadlines Flyer

Fall 2020 Registration Deadlines Flyer - coming July 2020


  • UC Merced is hosting a virtual conference for undocumented students in July. There are webinars for students interested in graduate school and current graduate students. Learn more.
  • Graduate Student Virtual Orientation is scheduled for July 22. Find out more about the orientation and how to register here.
  • In response to the coronavirus outbreak, Master's thesis committee packets may be coordinated and submitted without face to face contact. See the Forms page.
  • Thesis (Plan A) and dissertation students: Read the Temporary signature page instructions from Montezuma Publishing.