Registration Resources

Important Dates for Fall 2018 Registration

  • Registration for Fall 2018 courses for new incoming students begins June 20, 2018. 
  • You can check your registration appointment time at MyRegistrationTime on the my.ucmerced.edu student portal.

Getting started

You can use the resources below to guide you through the registration process to contact your academic advising department.

How to register

Steps to Register

Steps to Register

  1. Refer to the email you will receive from your academic advisor (Be sure to check your UC Merced email account). It will tell you which courses to register for to complete degree your requirements.
  2. Check for course options on the Online Schedule of Classes
  3. Register online at MyRegistration
  4. If you need assistance utilize the tools and links in the Resources section below.

Placement exams

Placement Examinations

Please check below for placement exam information for Fall 2018 new students.

Chemistry and Math Placement Exams

Who needs to take the Chemistry and Math Placement Exams?

New First-Year Students

MATH Placement Exam - All incoming first-year students regardless of major
CHEM Placement Exam - All incoming first-year students intending majors in the School of Natural Sciences or School of Engineering and any pre-health students or students who intend to take CHEM courses regardless of their major

New Transfer Students

MATH Placement Exam - All incoming SSHA transfer students that have not taken a UC transferable Pre-Calculus course
CHEM Placement Exam - All incoming transfer students that have not taken a UC transferable Preparatory Chemistry course and are intending majors in the School of Natural Sciences and any pre-health students or students who intend to take CHEM courses regardless of their major

Math and Science Placement Exams.

MATH and CHEM Placement Exam Questions: email nsstudentservices@ucmerced.edu
 

Spanish Placement Exam

Who needs to take the Spanish Placement Exam?

Required for all students, including transfer students, who plan to:

  • Enroll in a Spanish course and have previously studied the language;
  • Major in History, Spanish, or English and have not completed a year of college-level language
  • Pursue a minor in Spanish.

Information coming soon.
 

French Placement Exam

Who needs to take the French Placement Exam? Required for all students, including transfer students, who plan to:

  • Enroll in a French course and have previously studied the language
  • Major in History or English and have not completed a year of college-level language

Click here for more information.

Spanish and French Placement Exam Questions: email ssha.advising@ucmerced.edu
 

Analytical Writing Profiency Exam

Who needs to take the Analytical Writing Profiency Exam (AWPE)?
All incoming California students who have not met the Entry Level Writing Requirement by April 1, must take the UC Analytical Writing Placement Examination. The exam will be administered the morning of the second Saturday in May, at testing centers throughout the state.

In early April, students will receive a letter directing them to the test center at which they must take the test.

Entry Level Writing Exam.

Resources

Learn more about the steps for creating a course schedule and ways to avoid registration errors.

Plan out your weekly course schedule to prevent time conflicts with classes.

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MyDegreePath

Plan the courses you need to take for current and future semesters to stay on track to graduate on time.

Get answers to common first year and transfer registration questions and general information.

You do not need to come to campus to register for classes. You can register online during your enrollment window.

You can view your advisor's office hours by clicking the school of your intended major in the Contact Us section below.

Syllabus

Read about the best ways to work with your academic advisor to maximize your university experience.

University Catalog

Find in-depth information about degree requirements, course information, and academic policies.

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Office of the Registrar

The Office of the Registrar's website provides information on the academic calendar, course scheduling, academic policies and enrollment verification.

Contact Us

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*Transfer students should meet with their school academic advisor listed below.

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