Winter/Spring 2020

UC Merced will be accepting applications for winter quarter/spring semester 2020 until Aug. 31, 2019. All other campuses are formally closed to all applicants for this term. 

Special programs (TAG, EOP, Academic Re-Entry, Veterans, etc.) may be open at some campuses. Make sure you contact the admission office at the individual campuses if you have any questions


UC Merced will be open to new applicants at the freshman, sophomore and junior transfer levels.

However, the following majors are closed to freshman, sophomore and junior transfers:

School of Natural Sciences

Earth Systems Science

In addition, the following majors are closed to sophomore and junior transfers

School of Natural Sciences

Applied Mathematical Sciences (No Emphasis)
Biological Sciences (No Emphasis)
Chemical Sciences (No Emphasis)
Undeclared/School of Natural Sciences

School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts

Undeclared/School of Social Science/Humanities and Arts

School of Engineering



Note: Undecided/Undeclared and Undeclared in the Schools of Engineering, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts are open only to freshman applicants.