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Summer Public Office Hours: May 20 – August 9

During the summer months, the Office of International Affairs will observe revised hours during with the office will be open to the public:

Monday – Thursday: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

These hours do not reflect any changes in availability for drop-ins, appointments, or other business. If you have specific needs, you may reach out or utilize the Connect page. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Application Instructions

Application Instructions

UC Merced students applying to study abroad will need to apply through the UC Merced's MyStudyAbroad Portal. If you have not already created an application within the MyStudyAbroad Portal you will need to follow these steps in order to get started:

  1. Search for a program in MyStudyAbroad Portal.
  2. Click the "Apply Now" button on the program page and start your application.

If hard copy documents are required with your application, you may hand-deliver or mail your application materials to the Office of International Affairs (Kolligian Library 101).

If you have any difficulty, please consult these detailed, step-by-step instructions.

Explore Your Opportunities

If you aren't ready to start an application, ask yourself some questions and explore your study abroad options.