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. Semester passes can be purchased
in Student Fees for $20 ($10 during summer). All persons
who enter college grounds are charged with the knowledge
of these provisions and are subject to fines, towing,
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 utilized the City of Merced parking garage next
door. No parking permit is required (only at the BRC).
Can I register on the
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.
What information do
I need to provide to register for an offering or trip?
Community Services has 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
do I register?
There are 3 ways you can register for Community Services
offerings. Please click “Register
Now” link at the top of the page
for more information.
my child take an adult offering?
Most Community Services adult offerings are for people
ages 18 and up.
do the fees pay for?
Community Services offerings do not receive state
or federal funding. Your enrollment fees pay for instructor
salaries, facilities (where applicable), and administrative
I get a refund?
to read the refund policy.
What other fees will
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
are offerings cancelled?
Community Services 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 offering.
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
Some offerings require you to bring supplies. Supply
lists can be found here. If you don’t find your
offering supply list, please call our office (209)
384-6224 a few days before your offering. Do
not purchase the supplies until you have checked with
our office to make sure the offering will not be cancelled.
Where 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.