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As we move into a new academic year, much of what we will face is uncharted territory because of the coronavirus pandemic. UC Merced is a resilient community that we know will rise to the challenge.



Welcome to UC Merced!

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Photo Credit: Virginia Manandeg, UC Merced student

As the Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, I am thrilled to welcome you to our vibrant campus community.

At UC Merced, we believe that education extends beyond the classroom. It encompasses your personal development, your interactions with peers, and your engagement with campus life. As you navigate your time here, I encourage you to explore all that our campus has to offer.

Remember, you are not alone on this journey. Our Student Affairs staff, faculty, and fellow students are here to support you. Reach out, ask questions, and learn all you can about UC Merced. I personally can't wait to meet you and hear about who you are, what brought you to UC Merced, and how I can help you achieve your goals.

Your time at UC Merced will be transformative, and we are excited to be part of your story.

Best wishes for a great year!

Go 'Cats!

Brian O'Bruba
Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs


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