New Student Checklist

Graduate Student Services (GSS) has developed this checklist for new students who will be matriculating each fall. The first items are required of all students; the remainder are recommendations.

Please contact GSS with any questions or concerns. International students are encouraged to review the extensive information for new students provided by the Office of International Affairs by reading the New International Student Handbook.


Required Items:

Staying Organized:

Things to Bring With You:

  • Hiring Paperwork and necessary documentation (see I-9 Form in hiring paperwork for acceptable documents).

Please contact Graduate Student Services at 209.228.4621 with any questions or concerns regarding GROW or your transition to graduate study at UC Merced.