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July 10, 2020
Danielle Waite is back with more fun and engaging activities for young ones that can be done indoors and outdoors, using items and materials many homes already have. Enjoy! (Updated July 16, 2020) The activities are still coming and I believe I haven’t repeated any. But remember,...
June 12, 2020
The CARES Act and other government decisions have brought many changes to employer-sponsored benefits — all designed to provide some relief during the pandemic. This includes opportunities to update health insurance benefits, change flexible spending account elections or use retirement...
June 8, 2020
The following presents the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on UC Merced staff recruitments, salaries and positions. Guidance Pausing all in-process and new salary-related actions (including salary adjustments pursuant to reclassifications, equity requests and stipends) through June 30,...
June 3, 2020
UC Merced has streamlined its application system for staff positions, making it easier to find and apply for jobs posted only within the university community. Talent Acquisition Manager (TAM) went live June 1. Internal postings – competitive recruitment opportunities accessible only to...
May 21, 2020
Grab your phone and a pair of sneakers and get ready to move during the annual UC Walks event at UC Merced on Thursday, May 21st! UC Walks is the annual systemwide event that encourages UC faculty and staff to take time out of their day to go for a stroll in the name of wellness, community and...
May 20, 2020
The University of California Board of Regents approved today Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz’s appointment as UC Merced’s fourth chancellor. Muñoz comes to UC from the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD), where he has served as president since 2017. “It is an honor and a privilege to lead UC Merced, a...
April 23, 2020
Retirement Administration Service Center (RASC) will be hosting a webinar for UCRP members considering retirement from UC within the next five years, covers topics such as understanding the UCRP pension benefits, retirement saving and retiree health coverage.  Register for the webinar
April 22, 2020
Dear Colleagues, UC President Janet Napolitano has communicated that, in light of the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, current deadlines for completing written performance evaluations are suspended until Fall 2020. This guidance applies only to unrepresented staff. It is expected that...
April 15, 2020
Each year, UC Merced honors employees who reach service milestone anniversaries in the UC system. Service milestones mark every five years of employment as of Dec. 31. Honorees will be recognized in virtual Celebrating Service Award ceremonies hosted by each honoree’s division during the week...
April 8, 2020
Dear Colleagues, As the coronavirus crisis unfolds around us, the job of keeping UC Merced running continues from home offices and breakfast tables across the Valley and beyond. Some of us have been working remotely for nearly three weeks. How do we hang on to the connections and work rhythms we...

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