CARE Office


Mosaic Art training

"MOSAIC: Maximizing Opportunities for Social Awareness, Inclusion and Community,” a UC Merced diversity certificate program. MOSAIC blends training solutions that integrate a wide range of resources to reinforce the application of diversity principles and concepts, including implementation strategies for application of the principles learned.

Office of Student Life (OSL)

Social Justice Training- Departmental upon request

Education and Awareness

CARE Office

Mandatory Prevention Education

Programs have been established for all incoming students at every University of California campus to introduce students to laws, campus policies, resources for help on campus and in the community, causes of violence, and how to help survivors. These UCM programs are posted online in the Fall and emails are also sent to students to let them know of these programs.

It's On Us Campaign - Facebook Page Library, Online Access

All UC Merced faculty, staff, and students have access to, a leading education provide whose online library teaches the latest software tools and skills through high-quality instructional videos taught by recognized industry experts. By using their UCMNetID to log onto, the campus community can access more than 2,500 training videos on a broad range of subjects.


Ethnic Writing Course

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Informational presentations throughout the year.

Early Childhood Education Center

The Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC) welcomes parents, families and student clubs to share cultural stories, traditions, arts, foods and other activities with the children. With the rich diversity of families and students at UC Merced, we have a unique opportunity to explore cultures to enrich our program.

ASUCM/Office of Student Life

Clubs and Organizations - With more than 200 clubs and organizations, it's easy to find ways to get involved.

Social Justice Initiatives Programs:

  • Real Talks: Dialogue Series (topical/current issues are addressed)
  • Social Justice Retreat
  • Black History Month Oratorical Contest
  • National Coming Out Day
  • Film Series (same as Real Talks)
  • Pride Week/Annual Drag Show
  • Safe Zone Training
  • Social Justice training (departmental request)
  • San Francisco Odyssey for Welcome Week
  • Monthly heritage poster series (passive programming)


Women’s Programs:

  • The Dish (discussion series)
  • Fab Feminism Week
  • Live While You Lead
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Women’s History Month
  • Love Your Body Day
  • Denim Day
  • Sexual Assault/Prevention Awareness Month
  • Women of Color Banquet
  • Women Empowerment Baquet
  • Elect-HER (recruiting women to run for political office)

Women and Gender Studies Minor is being developed

Campaigns and Events

Love-Love-Hate-Hate Campaign

Everyone Matters Campaign

Students of Color Conference

Food Pantry Assistance/ Volunteer Program

Get Involved