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


Smile. Snap. Share.

We're celebrating the UC Merced Class of 2018 and welcome you to join in on the conversation through social media.
Whether you're sharing photos, videos, or just saying congrats to a grad - be sure to use the official #UCM2018 hashtag.



The official hashtag of Commencement 2018 is #UCM2018.

Join us on social media to celebrate and congratulate our graduates.


Events and Happenings


Carol Tomlinson-Keasey Quad


Carol Tomlinson-Keasey Quad


The Art Kamangar Center at The Merced Theatre

We are pleased to share that we are continuing our tradition of hosting a Fall Commencement. The ceremony, which will be held at 11 a.m. on...

KL 355

Fall Grad Fair November 15, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Join us in KL 355 for Fall Grad Fair! Pick up your Fall Commencement tickets (...

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