Cause for Celebration

Nothing compares to the sense of accomplishment that comes from earning your degree.

Ready for the Future

Whether it’s academia or the workforce, our students leave here with the skills necessary for success.

A Lasting Bond

Students leave UC Merced with memories and friendships that will last a lifetime.

Sweet Success

Commencement is the culmination of years of focus, and is an exciting time for graduates and their families.

You Matter

Students credit our supportive professors and staff for making the difference in their academic success.

Achieve your Dream

Your university experience shapes who you are now and who you will become.


The countdown has begun...

Please check this website and your UC Merced email regularly for announcements regarding commencement activities, requirements and suggestions.