The following information reflects Summer Session 2014. Please note that fees are subject to change. 

Certain campus-based fees are subject to Consumer Price Index (CPI) increases as well as increases related to projects and programs. For purposes of these fee tables, CPI increases have been estimated. As a result of gubernatorial, legislative, Regental, and/or campus action, these fees may change without notice.





Fee Rates for 2014

  $406.00/Unit $508.00/Unit

Mandatory Campus Based Fees

  Fee Description    
  Health Services $50.00 $50.00
  Student Life $15.00 $15.00
  Associated Students $65.68 $10.00
  Recreation $73.00 $73.00
  Transportation $87.50 $0.00
  Total $291.18 $148.00

Application Fee (Visiting Students Only)

$25 non-refundable application fee for non-UC students.

CatCard Fee (Visiting Students Only)

A $20 fee is required (pay at the Cashiers Office only) to get your UC Merced CatCard. You may pick up your CatCard in the CatCard Office, located near the Students First Center.

Late Registration/Late Payment Penalty

A $50 late registration or late payment penalty may be imposed for registrations or payments occurring after the registration and payment deadline dates listed in the 2014 Calendar.

Course Material Fees

Students may be charged fees in some courses for the use, rental or consumption of materials, tools or equipment, or for the costs of materials or services necessary to provide a special supplemental educational experience. For example, course material fees may cover the cost of chemicals and glassware for a science laboratory or art supplies for a studio class. They also might cover film rentals, field trips or the purchase/rental of specific equipment.

International Student Service Fee

The International Student Service Fee is $200 for non-immigrant visa holders F-1, H-4 and J-2. This fee is in addition to the $100 International Student Visa Fee listed below.

Note: Both fees only apply to new international students and do not apply to continuing international students who wish to enroll in Summer Session.

International Student Visa Fee

$100 for F-1 visas sponsored by UC Merced. Checks made payable to 'UC Regents' must be submitted to the International Center in the Kolligian Library room 101.

Note: International Students on UC Merced sponsored visas must show additional funding to satisfy student visa regulations. To see the cost of attending Summer Session for International Students, visit iss.ucmerced.edu/students/summer-session. Proof of financial support must be submitted to the International Student and Scholar Services office before a Form I-20 can be issued.


For a schedule of refunds, please refer to the 2014 Calendar on this website. 

Payment for Summer Session needs to be received prior to the fee payment deadlines listed in the 2014 Calendar on this website to avoid the late payment penalty of $50.

Payment Options

Online Mail In-Person
Credit Card*
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Visa (not allowed for payment of Student Fees and CatCard)

*A 2% Convenience Fee applies to credit card payments.

Electronic Check
No Convenience Fee assessed.

Click here to pay online.

Mailing Address for Payments:

UC Merced
Campus Cashiering Services
P.O. Box 2450
Merced, CA 95344

Walk-up window at Campus Cashiering Services

Cash or Checks Only

Monday through Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Kolligian Library Lobby (near the Students First Center)

Please contact one of the following departments for any questions regarding payment or billing.

Campus Cashiering Services
Cat Cash: 209-228-2274
Email: cashiers@ucmerced.edu

Student Business Services
Email: sbs@ucmerced.edu