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Summer 2021 Housing

UC Merced summer housing applications are expected to open Monday, March 1, 2021. Students who are enrolled and registered for summer sessions, fall 2021 semester or enrolled in a student-affiliated UC Merced program/department are eligible to apply and may do so through the Housing Portal.

To learn more about Summer Sessions, please visit

To learn more about summer housing and meal plan rates, please visit

Please click here for a step-by-step tutorial on the summer housing application process.

Summer residents are expected to be housed in either single or a double rooms, to be determined according to Merced County Health guidelines. Additional information on where students will be housed will be posted here soon.

Please contact or call 209-228-2293, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you have questions about wheter you are elegible for summer housing, please contact your program sponsor coordinator first.

Move-In Details

For A and D sessions, students currently living on campus for spring 2021 can choose to move to their summer space on Friday, May 21, 2010 between 10 a.m. and  3 p.m. Moves must be completed by 6 p.m. Otherwise, summer housing move in is  10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 22.

Students in B, C and D who are going to live on campus for fall 2021 can move into their fall assignments Aug. 14.

More information will be posted soon.

Move-In and Move-Out Dates

Check in and check out will be at the Valley Residence Education Office, 100 Terrace Center. The phone number for the office is 209-228-4663.

For more information about the move-out process, please click here.

Move-In and Move-Out Dates for UROC

More information to come.

Intersession Housing

Intersession charges will be billed at the $36.50 nightly rate (meals included). Intersession charges include dates before and after your intended summer session.

Students in B, C and D who are living on campus for fall 2021 can move into their fall assignments on Saturday, Aug. 14.

Additional Information

Internet Access

Please contact IT Help Desk if you have questions or concerns.

Parking and Transportation

Please connect with UC Merced Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS) if you have questions about bus service or parking on campus please contact 209-228-8277 or

Residence Education Desk Operations

Please visit the housing office to get questions answered, request toilet paper/cleaning supplies, pick up mail and borrow games/Den game items. Residents who need help with lock outs should first visit the desk during its hours of operation. If the desk is not open, please use the after hours information listed below.

Summer Hours for Valley Residence Education Office:

Starting Monday, May 17:

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily

Please contact the Residence Education office at 209-228-4663 or

Work Order

For repairs needed in your room or in the common areas/lounges, kitchen, or hallways, please complete the work order here and use the “Guest Log In” option.


Residents are expected to know and abide by all Housing and Residence Education policies. Policies and information regarding living on campus can be found in the Housing Handbook (Behavioral, Conduct, and Occupancy Policies) at

Basic Needs Services

Please refer to this webpage for updated information:

Residence Education Staff

Residence Education Coordinator Lizzy Gomez will provide direct staff support to all summer academic residents. Her contact information, including a link to schedule a meeting with her, can be found on our staff directory page. Lizzy is available to help residents with any issues. These may include community challenges, policy violations or general questions about help and support resources available. Lizzy will provide services in lieu of an RA for the summer term. In general, Lizzy’s working hours follow university business hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

After-Hours Service and Contacts

Professional staff are on site and available to assist you afte -hours in case of emergency or for general assistance.

For assistance after hours, please contact: Residence Education/RA On-Call at 209-769-8631 (No texting).

For emergencies, please contact UC Merced Police Department at 209-228-2677.

Student safety is important to us. Please check out more information at