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Students First Center - Videos

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Students First Center - How to Sign Up for Direct Deposit

 

How to Navigate myBill | UC Merced | Admissions

How to Update Your Mailing Address Tutorial

Students First Mobile App Tutorial - PART 1

Students First Mobile App Tutorial. - PART 2

 

Financial Aid - Videos

 

A Minute to Learn It - Federal Aid Eligibility

A Minute to Learn It - Federal Aid Eligibility Here are 7 facts on Federal Student Aid eligibility.
 

What does SAP stand for?

SAP stands for Satisfactory Academic Progress.
 
 

FAFSA®: Parent Marital Status

FAFSA: Parent Marital Status This question asks about your biological.
 

What is Federal Work-Study?

Federal Work-Study is a campus-based program that provides funding for jobs for students who demonstrate financial need.
 

What is the Cost of Attendance?

Cost of attendance, or COA, is an allowance based on the following expenses students may incur:
 

What is a Cal Grant?

Cal Grants are need-based cash grants given to California college students to help pay for college.
 

What is the FAFSA?

The FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
 

FAFSA®: Getting Started 2021-22

FAFSA(R): Getting Started 2021-22 Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can seem overwhelming.

Six Important Things to Know About Grant Money for College

A Minute to Learn It - Grants Review: Six Important Things to Know About Grant Money for College.

Coronavirus: Federal Student Loan Changes.

Coronavirus: Federal Student Loan Changes In an effort to reduce the financial burden of those affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the federal government has passed a bill to give relief to Federal Student Loan borrowers.

What is the California Dream Act?

The California Dream Act allows students who are AB 540 eligible to apply for certain financial aid programs in the state of California.
 

How do I apply for financial aid under the California Dream Act?

To apply for financial aid under the California Dream Act, you need to complete the Dream Act application on the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) website.

California Dream Act Eligibility

California Dream Act Eligibility The California Dream Act allows students who are eligible under AB 540 to apply for certain financial aid programs in the state of California.

What is the California DREAM Loan Program?

The California DREAM Loan Program is a need-based award provided to students who graduate from a California high school and attend either California State University or the University of California and meet the California Dream Act requirements, which is determined by filing a California Dream Act Application.

 

Admissions - Videos

 

Got Bills?: Link Up, Understand and Be Prepared (English) Webinar | UC Merced | Admission

This webinar will teach users how to navigate and understand myBill in time for the payment deadline

Choosing Your Meal Plan Webinar | UC Merced | Admissions

During this webinar, UC Merced Dining Services representatives will talk about our new dining plans and demonstrate how to choose your plan on the housing portal.
 

Living on Campus: Campus Housing and Residential Life Webinar | UC Merced | Admissions

The webinar will discuss housing and residential life at UC Merced including, living learning communities, what to bring, Move In Day, what it's like to live on campus.
 

You've Been Admitted...What's Next? (First-year Students) | UC Merced | Admission

The webinar will outline the “next steps” in regards to ensuring admission and financial aid, registering for housing, health care coverage and more.
 

Admitted and Undocumented Webinar | UC Merced | Admissions

The webinar will outline the “next steps” in regards to ensuring admission and financial aid, registering for housing, health care coverage and more.
 

Understanding your Checklist | UC Merced | Admissions

Cal Grants are need-based cash grants given to California college students to help pay for college.
 

UROC: First-Year Students | UC Merced | Admissions

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center (UROC) at UC Merced coordinates several undergraduate research programs across all disciplines and majors.
 

UROC: Transfer Students | UC Merced | Admissions

As a nontraditional student with a tight schedule, compared to first-time freshmen, it is crucial to act quickly to get undergraduate research experience before you graduate.

Financial Aid: Understanding Your Financial Aid Award Letter | UC Merced | Admissions

We will be reviewing a financial aid award letter and explaining the information that is provided. We will have a detailed presentation as well as Financial Aid Advisors available for a LIVE question and answer session!
 

Guardian Scholars Program: Supporting Youth in the Foster Care System | UC Merced | Admissions

Join us to learn more about how our program supports youth that have experienced the foster care system and/or homelessness.

Understanding Your Checklist | UC Merced | Admissions

Join the Students First Center to learn more about what is included on your checklist and how it can help you keep track of upcoming deadlines and action items.
 

Student Life - Clubs & Organizations | UC Merced | Admissions

Current UC Merced students will share the latest information about UC Merced's dynamic and rapidly expanding campus, including our excellent academic programs, research opportunities, on- and off-campus housing and student life.
 

Virtual Bobcat Day 2020 - Housing, Residence Education, Dining & TAPS | UC Merced | Admissions

Join us to find out more about Housing & Residence Life, including the residence halls and dining options. You'll also get an overview of the Living Learning Communities (LLC) and have the opportunity to ask questions.
 

Campus Resources Panel for Transfer Students | UC Merced | Admissions

Join us to learn more about campus resources at UC Merced. Students will have the opportunity to speak with a representative from the Students First Center, Housing and Residence Education, and the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.