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Registration Resources

HOW TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES

  •      Includes videos, suggestions on building a class schedule, and much more

 

UC MERCED CATALOG

  •      Provides updated information about academic requirements
  •      Be sure to choose the correct "catalog year" based on the semester that you entered UC Merced

 

SCHEDULE OF CLASSES (also called the "open course list")

  •      Includes number of seats on the course waitlist if the class is closed
  •      The Schedule of Classes shows all classes offered in a specific term, including number of seats remaining
  •      Click on title of the class then Prerequisites and Restrictions tabs in left column
  •      Prerequisites:  courses that must be completed before this class
  •      Restrictions:  course is limited to students declared in a certain major or in a certain class standing, etc.
  •      Open course list updates in real time when UC Merced students drop or add courses (24 hours/day)

 

UC ENTRY LEVEL WRITING REQUIREMENT (ELWR)

  •      If you did not satisfy ELWR before starting at UC Merced, take Writing 1 (WRI 001) in your first semester
  •      First years must complete the UC system-wide ELWR by the end of their second semester
  •      The majority of WRI 001 sections are taught in fall semester

 

GENERAL EDUCATION (GE) REQUIREMENTS

  •      Applies to first years entering Fall 2018 or after
  •      Applies to transfers entering Fall 2020 or after

 

GENERAL EDUCATION (GE) SPARK SEMINARS

  •      First years must complete the Spark Seminar (SPRK 001 or SPRK 010) by the end of their second semester
  •      Most first year students complete the Spark Seminar in their first semester

 

MY DEGREE PATH AUDIT

  •      Shows major & degree requirements completed, in progress, or remaining
  •      Allows students to build a semester-by-semester graduation plan based on intended major

 

MY DEGREE PATH VIDEO

  •      Explains how to create a plan in MyDegreePath