Private gifts make a tremendous impact on all facets of the university. Private support is vital to advancing UC Merced’s educational mission of teaching, conducting research and serving the people of the San Joaquin Valley, California, the nation and the world.

Support UC Merced's student athletes both on and off the field.

Bobcat Club
All Intercollegiate Athletic teams benefit from your contribution. For more information on supporting UC Merced Athletics please click Athletics above.

Class Gift 2013
UC Merced Class of 2013 has voted to raise funds to support outdoor recreation activities. We encourage our graduates to make a gift of $20.13 in honor of your class year. It doesn't matter how much you give, but that you show your support of your alma mater at this important milestone moment.

Graduate Student Fellowships
Your gift to support Graduate Fellowships is a gift to support possibilities. From tissue engineering to cancer treatments, from modeling energy efficient buildings and wireless links to solar radiation mapping, UC Merced graduate students are busy making discoveries work.

Student Affairs
The Division of Student Affairs strives to maintain a campus community that celebrates diversity, academic achievement and civic engagement. Your generous support helps us maintain a positive campus environment, advance technological resources for the benefit of students, promote student wellness and provide collaborative educational partnerships—all of which help our students achieve excellence in and outside the classroom or laboratory.

Undergraduate Scholarships
The majority of UC Merced students need financial assistance to complete their education. Your gift to the UC Merced Scholarship fund helps make a college education affordable for all students, regardless of their families’ financial circumstances. When you support UC Merced’s students, you are ensuring a bright future for California and improving society through higher education.

Office of Student Life
The Office of Student Life is here to encourage involvement in campus life, support student initiatives and serve as a primary liaison for students. Education happens both inside and outside the classroom, and a successful college career includes social as well as intellectual development.