Apply for Housing - 2016-2017

Timeline & Important Dates

First Year Students Continuing Students Transfer Students

March 1 at 9 am
Application Opens

June 3 at 11:59 pm - Extended Deadline
Deadline for 1st year guarantee

May 31 at 11:59 pm
Deadline for housing accommodations requests

June 15 at 9 am
Room selection begins for accepted students

July 1 at 11:59 pm
Room selection closes

August 15
Assignments sent by email and last day to change meal plan

August 17
Housing payment due

March 1 at 9 am
Application Opens

March 8 at 11:59 pm
2nd year guarantee and Reagents Scholars deadline

March 31 at 11:59 pm
Deadline for NEW requests for housing accommodations

April 25 at 9 am 
Room selection for accepted students

July 1 at 11:59 pm
Room selection closes

August 15
Assignments sent by email and last day to change meal plan

August 17
​Housing payment due

March 1 at 9 am
Application Opens

June 3 at 11:59 pm
Deadline for new transfers and reagent scholar transfers

August 15
Assignments sent by email and last day to change meal plan

August 17
​Housing payment due

*Transfer students will be

living in the new Heritage
master leased apartmetns
. Room assignmentswill be made
over the summer

Move-In Dates

Saturday, August 20:

  • Continuing Students living on campus
  • Residents participating in Fiat Lux and Afro Hall communities 
  • New transfer student living in the Heritage Apartments

Sunday, August 21:

  • New first year students living on campus

Monday, August 22:

  • Continuing students living in the Heritage Apartments

If you work for a campus department and require early move-in please speak with your supervisor. Other early move-in requests should be directed to Martin Reed. Howerver, please note that our ability to accomodate early move in this year may be very limited. 

Application Information

How to Apply

 

Housing Information 

You will need your UCM NetID and password to apply. New students must wait 24 hours after submitting and applying for your Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) before you are able to access the housing application. Continuing students may apply immediately.

1. Complete online housing application on the MyHousing Portal.
 

Access Online Application

(Begin applying 9 a.m. March 1, 2016)

2. Submit your $300 Reservation Fee 

As part of the application process you will either: 
1. pay the $300 reservation fee 
or
2. request to defer the fee if you are eligible. 

3. Contract Acceptance Notice 

A written notice is sent by Housing and Residence Life to your UC Merced email account. This email confirms that your housing is now guaranteed. Once your contract is accepted, you will be able to participate in roommmate selection.

 

Contract and Important Details


Other Details

Living Options

Communities

Housing Programs