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Welcome to UC Merced!

We understand you will have many questions about coming to UC Merced or being an international student in the U.S. The International Students and Scholars Office (ISS) in the Office of International Affairs (OIA) is here to help provide you with answers to your questions. Please don't hesitate to contact the office at


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