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University of California, Merced Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Merced, CA

Location and Setting


Merced Population
76,303
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Fresno
Campus Size
815 acres

Weather

Temperature
38 average low in January; 87 average high in September
Rain
50 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
5 miles from campus in Merced
Nearest Train Station
5 miles from campus in Merced

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
44% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Bobcats
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Volleyball x x x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Volleyball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Soccer x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Volleyball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Soccer x x
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
golf

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
archery, basketball, football, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
ROTC
 

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