do I park?
Unless otherwise stated, offerings are held on the Merced
College Main Campus, 3600 M Street in Merced. Parking Permits
are required at any hour. Day passes may be purchased from
ticket dispensers placed throughout campus for $1.00 a day.
passes may also be purchased online here. All persons
who enter college grounds are charged with the knowledge
of these provisions and are subject to fines, towing, or
at the BRC
If you are parking at the Merced College Business Resource
Center (BRC), located at 630 W 19th Street, Downtown Merced,
you may park in front of the building or utilize the City
of Merced parking garage next door. No parking permit is
required (only at the BRC).
I register on the first day?
Some offerings do not let you register on the same day.
Please call the office at (209) 384-6224 to make sure you
can still register on the same day or as a walk-in. Most
offerings will allow walk-in registration if space is available.
We encourage you to register early as many offerings fill
prior to the start date. Offerings with low enrollment may
be canceled prior to the start date.
information do I need to provide to register for an offering
We have a registration site that is separate from Merced
College – merced.augusoft.net. You will only need
to give us your name, address, phone number, date of birth,
gender, and email address (if desired).
do I register?
There are 3 ways you can register for our offerings. Click
here for more information.
my child take an adult offering?
Most of our adult offerings are for people ages 18 and up.
do the fees pay for?
Our offerings do not receive state or federal funding. Your
enrollment fees pay for instructor salaries, facilities
(where applicable), and administrative costs.
I get a refund?
Click here to read the refund
other fees will I pay?
For some offerings an additional material fee may be charged.
In some cases the fee is collected at the time of registration.
Other times the material fee is paid directly to the instructor
on the first day.
are offerings cancelled?
Our offerings must be offered at no cost to the district
because they are not state or federally funded. A minimum
number of students must be enrolled in order for an offering
to be held. The decision whether or not to cancel is made
one to two days before the start date so please register
early to help us avoid cancellations. An email is sent or
a phone call is made to all participants enrolled in a cancelled
I get Financial Aid?
Because we do not receive state or federal funding to help
support our program, we are not eligible to offer state
or federal financial aid to our students. However, many
times rehabilitation or retraining companies pay for their
clients to participate in our offerings. Additionally, our
online Career Training Programs do have some financial assistance
options available through Gatlin Education Services. For
more information about these options visit http://www.ed2go.com/career/financial-assistance
Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities
must be made at the time of registration and at least 10
days before the event. Every effort within our ability and
legal responsibility will be made to meet your request.
can I buy tickets?
The Merced College Box Office, located in front of the Merced
College Theater, is open for ticket sales one hour prior
to scheduled performances. Call the Box Office at 384-6284
for performance or ticket information.