Thursday 4 June 2020
COVID-19 UPDATE: OIA SERVICES
Due to the COVID-19 situation, our main office (KL-101) is closed until further notice, but we remain available remotely, M-F 8:00-5:00, to answer questions, and provide remote advising and other services. We are also available to address any emergencies.
International Student & Scholars (ISS):
ISS-related emergencies: Becky Mirza (209-355-0913)
Study Abroad-related emergencies: Craig R Harmelin (209-756-4665)
The Office of International Affairs (OIA) advances global engagement at UC Merced by facilitiating education abroad, providing visa and related support services, developing of international connections, and implementing a range of other internationalization activities.
OIA accomplishes this primarily through its Study Abroad and International Students & Scholars (ISS) service units. It also works in collaboration with a variety of other campus offices on initiatives such as academic integration of coursework taken abroad, international student orientation and support, and inter-institutional partnership development.