About UC Merced

The 10th Campus in the Prestigious University of California system, UC Merced is a diverse, growing and committed to those ideals that serve the state, nation and world through research, education and public service.

The University

UC Merced is the first new American research  university built in the 21st century, with a mission of research, teaching and service. The campus opened Sept. 5, 2005, in the San Joaquin Valley.