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Our Location and Hours

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Location of the Students First Center

Room Location:  Kolligian Library, Room 122  (KL 122)

Driving Directions & Campus Map, please click here.


Phone Hours

Monday - Thursday from 8:30am - 4:30pm  

Fridays from 8:30am - 3:00pm



Chat Hours

Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 12pm & 1pm - 4:30pm

Friday 8:30 am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm

Chat is not available outside of these hours or on University holidays.  Please note that chat closes at 2pm on days prior to University holidays.

Chat Directions:

  1. Click on the "Chat with an expert" button in the lower right of your screen.

  2. Fill in your name, email address and your message. An SFC representative will be with you shortly.

  3. Be sure to have your UC Merced ID# ready.  Please provide your name and ID# to the SFC representative at the beginning of your chat.