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CalFresh Action Day - 2018
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We understand that Basic Needs has a direct impact on the mental-emotional-physical health, wellness, academic performance, professional development, and holistic success of our students.

The quality of life of our students has a major impact on their sense of belonging, persistence, graduation rate, and overall experience. Therefore, we refuse to accept hunger, malnourishment, and homelessness as part of our university.

Events and Happenings


Off Campus, Downtown Campus Center

RadioBio presents ValleyBio, a night of community where you can discover your curiosity through local science, art and food. Once a year, we come...

Classroom and Office Building 2, 295

Join Eileen Joy, co-founder and publisher of Punctum Books, for a talk about innovative publishing models, unconventional scholarship and open access...

Leo and Dottie Kolligian Library, KL 232

How do you find, evaluate and use open data available on the Web? Daniel Russell has taught thousands of people how to find out what they seek...

The Bobcat Pantry is here to serve you!

This food security resource center will provide emergency relief, CalFresh Outreach, and Nutrition education to help students continue on to successfully complete and obtain their degrees from the University of California. It is a part of the campus-wide food security efforts.     





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In partnership with the USDA, United Way, and the Merced Food Bank, The University of California, Merced food distribution is committed to providing access to nutritious food through free monthly food assistance program available to all UC Merced Students, faculty, staff members and qualifying members of the community who have a need for additional assistance.

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