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UC Merced International
OIA collaborates with colleagues across campus and the University of California system to encourage institutional internationalization.
Study Abroad
OIA's Study Abroad team helps students explore, apply, and participate in educational opportunities in more than 40 countries around the world.
International Students & Scholars (ISS)
OIA's International Students and Scholars team provides UC Merced's international community with orientation, visa services and programming. 
Global Connections
By facilitating student and scholar mobility and inter-institutional partnerships, OIA helps bring the world to UC Merced and UC Merced to the world.

MAIN OFFICE (KL-101) SUMMER HOURS (May 20th-August 9th)*

Monday-Thursday:

  • Open 10:00-12:00
  • Closed 12:00-1:00
  • Open 1:00-3:00

Friday: Closed

* Note: although our KL-101 hours are reduced for the summer, we remain available during normal business hours virtually.

If you have a non-emergency question, please email: international@ucmerced.edu

  • For International Student & Scholar related emergencies, please contact Becky Mirza: (209) 355-0913
  • For Study Abroad related emergencies, please contact Craig Harmelin: (209) 756-4665
  • For all other urgent concerns, please contact Garett Gietzen: (209) 285-9870

 

CHANGE TO OUR OFFICE ENTRANCE:

Our main entrance (KL-101) is no longer located in the KL interior hallway. Our new entrance is now the KL-101 external door, located immediately next to the CARE Office and near Social Justice Plaza:


The Office of International Affairs (OIA) furthers global learning and engagement and internationalization through its primary service areas, Study Abroad and International Students and Scholars, and in collaboration with partners across campus and the University of California system, and around the world.

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