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November 10, 2016
Despite passage of Prop. 64, the use of marijuana is still prohibited on UC property.  Additional information can be found on the University of California UCnet website.   Please also see UC Merced's Smoke and Tobacco Free webpage and policy.      
October 31, 2016
Halogen will undergo routine system maintenance/updates on October 31, 2016 and will be unavailable from 1:00 am to 3:00 am.  As a result of these updates, the Halogen URL will change. Effective October 31st, following the system updates, please use the new URL (
October 27, 2016
Open Enrollment begins today, Oct. 27, and runs through 5 p.m., Nov. 22. The Open Enrollment website is now available for you to learn about your choices and what’s new for next year, and make your elections. If you have questions about benefits or medical plans, bring them to UC...
October 18, 2016
Open Enrollment for 2017 benefits begins 8 a.m. Oct. 27 and ends at 5 p.m. Nov. 22, and significant changes and new options are in store for employees. “There’s a lot of good news this year,” said Dwaine Duckett, vice president of human resources for the Office of the President...
October 10, 2016
UC Merced Faculty and Staff Open Enrollment Benefits Fair   Date: Friday, October 28, 2016 Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Location: Joseph E. Gallo Recreation & Wellness Center (Gym)   RSVP to receive FREE lunch!   The UC Merced Open Enrollment Fair, sponsored by...
September 28, 2016
UC Merced will officially close for eleven (11) days beginning Friday, Dec. 23, 2016 through Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, and reopen for business on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017.  The closure period includes four University paid holidays (Dec. 23, 26, 30 and Jan. 2) and three “curtailment” days...
September 26, 2016
All administrative staff are invited to join Donna Jones, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Finance, and Brian Powell, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Human Resources, for an upcoming webcast on Workforce Planning.  The details are as follows: Topic:   Workforce Planning (WFP:  Where We...
September 6, 2016
SAVE THE DATE! UC Merced Faculty and Staff Open Enrollment Benefits Fair   Date:  Friday, October 28, 2016 Time:  11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Location:  Joseph E. Gallo Recreation & Wellness Center (Gym)   The UC Merced Open Enrollment Fair, sponsored by...
August 15, 2016
There is still time to register for the Supervisory Certificate Program classes Fall 2016. The UC Merced Supervisory Certificate Program enhances skill development in managerial thinking, delegating, coaching, setting performance expectations, communication, organizational awareness, team...
August 12, 2016
Register Now for the Upcoming Professional Development Workshops! The following workshops are open to all staff and faculty, not just supervisors, so please take advantage of these professional development opportunities! Professional Development Workshops Below are the upcoming professional...