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Office of the Registrar

Kolligian Library Rm 122 Phone: 209-228-7178
5200 N. Lake Road Fax: 209-228-4694
Merced, CA 95343 Email:

Mission Statement

The Office of the University Registrar supports the mission of the University of California, Merced, by serving as the primary office of academic records. To that end, we oversee various processes and programs including: initial student registration through verification of degree conferral, veteran services, and classroom scheduling.

We operate with a core group of dedicated staff who strive to use the best technology to provide a personalized customer service experience. In all that we do, we are committed to the principles of mutual respect, fairness, good stewardship, and sensitivity to the diverse populations we serve.

Laurie Herbrand, University Registrar
FERPA and external data requests, academic calendar, program and policy implementation and exceptions

Katherine Brown, Scheduling Analyst
Room reservations (for events in COB, KL, SE, and SSM academic classrooms); final exam schedule; building, room, and course inventory maintenance; special registration including independent study

Michelle Comer, Assistant Registrar
Grade management, transfer credit, special programs management, Educational Leave program, Office of the Registrar email administration

Erin Connor, Graduation and Degree Audit Coordinator
Graduation application, degree clearance and posting, diploma production, MyAudit encoding and maintenance

Bob Ewald, Business Systems Analyst
National Student Clearinghouse and UCOP transmissions; Cognos report management; Banner, Astra Schedule VII, Platinum Analytics, and MyAudit support; report writing

 Marcus Griffiths, Academic Records Specialist
Transcripts, enrollment verification, grade changes, major changes, transfer credit entry, address maintenance, cancellation/withdrawal, record updates, residency determination assistance

Angelica Guillen, Senior Assistant Registrar
Residency Deputy, Veterans Administration Certifying Official, record retention and digital imaging management, forms management and redesign, transfer credit

Patti Hachten, Associate Registrar
Registration, Course Management and Systems including registration/fee administration and systems development, academic scheduling and course inventory management, data transmissions and systems reporting  

Erica Keck, Administrative Assistant
Office management, document intake, degree clearance and posting

Joshua Reinhold, Campus Schedule & Course Manager
Academic scheduling, course request process (CRFs), online class schedule maintenance, instructional space scheduling, Banner/Astra Schedule course inventory maintenance

Erin Webb, Associate Registrar
Academic Record and Degree Services including petitions of academic policy, academic standing, beginning and end of term processing, website administration, catalog