The health and wellbeing of our students and employees are a top priority, and Merced College recognizes the importance of a proactive response. This webpage provides information and resources to keep our community updated on the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) developments. 

Key dates

  • Monday, March 23 – Friday, May 22: All classes will be delivered remotely; Student Support Services are available online. Get tutorials and resources for remote instruction.

Merced College facilities closed until further notification. Learn more:

Recent District Communications

All Updates 

March 25, 2020  
Email to Employes: Administrative Services Functions

March 25, 2020
Memo to Employees: COVID-19 Update for Employees, Guidance and Reminders

March 24, 2020 
Email to Students: Addressing Your Questions about Spring 2020

March 19, 2020 
Email to Students with FAQs: Merced College Facilities are Closed Until Further Notice

March 19, 2020 
Email to Employees with FAQs: Merced College Facilities are Closed Until Further Notice

March 18, 2020 
Memo to Employees: Updated COVID-19 Guidance with Minor Changes

March 17, 2020
Email to Students: Updated COVID-19 Guidance 

March 17, 2020
Memo to Employees: Updated COVID-19 Guidance

March 17, 2020
Press Release: Merced College President Chris Vitelli shares message with students

March 17, 2020
Letter to Parents: Child Development Center closing March 19, 2020 through April 17, 2020

March 16, 2020

Email to Students: COVID-19 Update regarding indefinite postponement of May 2020 graduation


Guidance and Updates

Other Resources

Event Cancellations

Travel Guidelines

Press and Other Communications

During this time, all external requests from the community and/or media will be centralized through the Office of External Relations. Please refer such requests for more information to the District website and/or Jill Cunningham, Associate Vice President of External Relations.