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About Us

    The UROC Scholar community is for high-achieving, motivated students who want to prepare for and excel in graduate school. Scholars take their academic work seriously, work hard to maintain good grades, and are actively engaged in faculty-mentored research opportunities.

    UROC Scholars are expected to represent the ideals of academic excellence by achieving to the best of their abilities and engaging in enriching academic and professional experiences throughout their undergraduate careers.

     

    2019 Graduating Scholars Lunch 

     

    Contact UROC

     Student Services Building   uroc@ucmerced.edu
       1-209-228-3047
       University of California, Merced
       Student Services Building, 230
       5200 N. Lake Road
       Merced, CA 95343 
       Instagram: merceduroc
       Facebook: UC Merced UROC 

     

     

    Our Team

    Valerie Anderson
    SSHA Coordinator
    SSB 222 
    (209) 228-4605
    vanderson4ATucmerced.edu
     
     
    VACANT
    STEM Cordinator
    SSB 221
    Scholars can contact Jorge

    Jorge L. Arroyo, Ed.D.
    UROC Director
    SSB 214
    (209) 228-0152
    jarroyo22ATucmerced.edu
    Schedule Appointment

     
    Sarah Frey, Ph.D.
    Vice Provost and
    Dean, Division of
    Undergraduate
    Education, SSB 310
     

    Madeline Bird
    UROC Program Assistant
    mbird4ATucmerced.edu
    SSB 234

     

     

    Note:  We are available for virtual meetings and will confirm Zoom links after you schedule your meeting. We are not always able to answer calls to our office numbers so please email or message us on MS Teams to communicate with our office. There may be a delay if you leave a voicemail but we will get back to you when we are in the office.

     


    2022 UROC SURI Graduate Student Mentors


    Name Program
    Amin, Muzzakkir Materials and Biomaterials Science and Engineering
    Bennett, Shayna Quantitative and Systems Biology
    Goodwin, Graham Interdisciplinary Humanities
    Garibay, Kesia Public Health
    Gomez, Laura Interdisciplinary Humanities
    Hinojosa, Bianca Psychological Science, Health Psychology
    Kaur, Jaskanwaljeet Cognitive and Information Sciences
    Pennington, Lillie Environmental Systems
    Perez Rojas, Yulissa Environmental Systems
    Perez-Lopez, Edgar Mechanical Engineering
    Wahab, Leila Environmental Systems

     


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