UC Merced is offering off-campus housing to current graduate students. The one and two bedroom units will be in one of the Heritage Apartments complexes located in north Merced. Click here to view floor plans for Northwood Village, Village Landing, and Village Terrace communities.
In order to qualify you must be registered as a full-time graduate student during the 2019-20 academic year. While residents will physically reside off-campus, they will lease the apartments through the UC Merced Housing & Residence Life department, and will be considered to be living on campus for purposes of policies, administration. Roommates can be any gender. Please note that housing is granted on a first come, first served basis.
The single and family apartment rates effective August 1, 2019, thru June 30, 2020, represent a 12-month contract. Students who sign the housing contract by June 30, 2019 will be able to move in as early as July 15th. We can also accommodate later arrival dates as requested.
All apartment rates include:
A furnished or unfurnished apartment (your choosing), water, sewer, electricity, trash, high speed internet, free laundry, refrigerator, stove/oven, 1 assigned parking space and close access to the free campus shuttle.
Applications for housing can be found on the Housing Portal. You can access the portal 24 hours after you submit your Statement of Intent to Register.
|Unit Type||Monthly Rent||Room Type|
|Individual Contracts (One student having their own unit or sharing with other students).|
|2 Bedroom/1 Bathroom||$810||Per person for a furnished apartment shared by two students with their own private room|
|2 Bedroom/2 Bathroom||$1,062||Per person for a furnished apartment shared by two students with their own private room and private bathroom|
|1 Bedroom/1 Bathroom||$1,121||Per person for a furnished apartment|
|Family Contracts (One student sharing a unit with non-UC-affiliated family members).|
|1 Bedroom/1 Bathroom||$1,121||Per family of 2 for furnished or unfurnished apartments|
|2 Bedroom/1 Bathroom||$1,121||Per family of 3-4 for furnished or unfurnished apartments|
|2 Bedroom/2 Bathroom||$1,121||Per family of 4 for furnished or unfurnished apartment|
If you will be living with family members, you will be able to indicate as such on the application. Unless special requests are made, roommate will be assigned based on closest compatibility based on application survey questions.
Additional off-campus housing options are available at http://och.ucmerced.edu.
Graduate Billing Schedule
|For Period||Graduate Charges Posted||Payment Deadline|
|June 2019||Monday, July 1, 2019||Wednesday, August 21, 2019|
|July 2019||Thursday, August 1, 2019||Wednesday, August 21, 2019|
|August 2019||Tuesday, September 3, 2019||Friday, September 20, 2019|
|September 2019||Tuesday, October 1, 2019||Monday, October 21, 2019|
|October 2019||Friday, November 1, 2019||Wednesday, November 20, 2019|
|December 2019||Thursday, January 2, 2020||Wednesday, January 15, 2020|
|January 2020||Monday, February 3, 2020||Thursday, February 20, 2020|
|February 2020||Monday, March 2, 2020||Friday, March 20, 2020|
|March 2020||Wednesday, April 1, 2020||Monday, April 20, 2020|
|April 2020||Friday, May 1, 2020||TBD|