This page includes an anticipated schedule of academic events for the Fall 2023 semester and information for self-service resources.
Note* This page is subject to updates.
Please contact us at email@example.com or by phone at 209.228.7178 if you have any questions. Note that responses may be delayed to email and voicemail during the high volume end of the term period and throughout the campus winter closure.
Tuesday, December 19- Final grades due by noon.
Thursday, December 21 - Fall 2023 degree conferral begins.
Thursday, December 21 - Fall 2023 term GPA, updated cumulative GPA, and Academic Standing available.
Thursday, December 21 - Notifications to students in poor standing sent.
Wednesday, January 3- Subject to Dismissal Academic Standing Appeal Deadline
Grade Changes - Make changes to submitted grades in CatCourses up to the deadline of Tuesday, December 19 at noon. After the grade submission deadline, use the grade change e-form. Your student will receive an e-mail confirmation once the change is processed.
Notification E-mails - Outlook's Focused Inbox and Clutter features may keep important academic standing messages from arriving in your UC Merced Inbox folder. Use the information below to search for this notification.
E-mail Subject Lines: Search ALL FOLDERS for the subject lines below.
"Academic Standing: Academic Probation"
"Academic Standing: Academic Dismissal"
"Academic Standing: Subject to Academic Dismissal"
- Students who receive emails with Dismissal in the subject line should also consult Academic Advising's Dismissal Appeal page.
From: E-mail senders vary by Academic School. Search ALL FOLDERS for e-mails from the following e-mail addresses based on your major.
Official Transcripts - Orders with the processing option of "hold for grades" will begin to be processed on Wednesday, January 3. You may opt-in to transcript status messages during the order process or you may check your status on this site - have your order number and the e-mail address you used for the order ready. See the degree conferral section below for the timeline related to "hold for degree" orders.
Unofficial Transcripts - Your unofficial transcript will remain available for your review 24/7 through My Student Record. Keep in mind the multiple end-of-term processes that may have an influence on your GPA or academic standing.
Verifications - To confirm your registration for spring 2024 we encourage you to use the web option available through your portal (Select 'My Student Record;' and 'Access National Student Clearinghouse for Enrollment Verifications.) or use your unofficial transcript.
Degree conferral for fall 2023 candidates will begin in December after the final GPA calculation is complete. More information about the degree conferral and diploma timeline is available here: registrar.ucmerced.edu/policies/graduation
Transcript orders with "hold for degree" selected as the processing option will be produced within 1-2 business days of degree conferral.