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Welcome to Student Services 

The Merced College Student Services Division is committed to equitable access and success for all Students!  It is our goal to support your pursuit of academic excellence and success.  The Division provides a broad range of student support programs and services, including educational resources and programs, financial assistance, student success and support program (matriculation), outreach services, special support programs and assistance with making educational and career decisions.

Our dedicated team of student services professionals are available to educate, guide, and assist you with connecting to the multitude of programs and services available at Merced College.  Simply put:  We are committed to your success and we'll go above and beyond to help you achieve your educational goals.

For more information about the Merced College Student Services Division programs and services, link to the resource pages below.  Have a suggestion for improvement?  Your opinion matters to us.  Visit our online Student Services Suggestion Box and submit your suggestion!

Student Services Organizational Chart
VP, Student Services, Chris Vitelli

Chris Vitelli, Vice President of Student Services

Office: Administration 121
Phone: (209) 384-6186
FAX: (209) 384-6338

Getting Started

All new and returning students must participate in orientation, assessment, and education planning prior to registering for classes.  To get started, visit or New and Returning Students page and follow the mandatory steps of the Student Success and Support Program (matriculation).

Services and Programs

Admissions and Records
Sherry Elms
(209) 384-6188
Office of Relations with Schools
Anne DiCarlo
(209) 386-6608

Career/Transfer Center
(209) 384-6239

Assessment/Placement Testing
Robert Olvera
(209) 384-6089

Disabled Students Program & Services
Veronica Oforlea
(209) 384-6157
Counseling Services
Faculty Leads:

Steve Clark
(209) 384-6076

Isabel Cambridge
(209) 381-6523

Financial Aid
Sharon Reinhardt
(209) 384-6034
Extended Opportunity Programs & Services
Dr. Mario Cordova
(209) 384-6092
Veronica Oforlea
(209) 384-6157
International Student Office
Dr. Jonas Vangay
(209) 381-6404

Student Health Services
Donya Avila
(209) 384-6045

Veterans Services
Terina Davis, Certifying Official

Acting Dean of Student Services
Greg Soto
(209) 384-6192

Dean of Student Equity & Success
Michael McCandless
(209) 384-6107