The Image Library provides online access to more than 5,000 professional, high-quality photos and graphics that support the UC Merced brand.
A photo of a UC Merced faculty member in his book-filled office graces the landing page of the UC Merced Image Library.
Publicize and stay informed of what’s happening at UC Merced with our user-friendly Events Calendar.
Screen shot of UC Merced"s Events Calendar.
Our award-winning team offers assistance with writing, editing and designing print publications for various uses.
Working with news media, we tell UC Merced’s story and highlight research, teaching and service achievements.
Image of Vice Chancellor Charles Nies being interviewed by news media in the Lantern.
Branded templates make establishing your web presence simple.
Image of three sample web design templates offered by University Communications at UC Merced.


University Communications at UC Merced serves a number of different functions. One of our primary missions is to foster public support for and trust in the university and its goals.

We are constantly searching for avenues by which we can share our campus with everyone. Our work encompasses strategic communications, media relations, graphic design, web design and standards, photography, videography and internal communication.

What Do We Do?

University Communications maintains and enhances the campus's main website and other top-level UC Merced sites, which feature:

We research and provide information for news stories; issue press releases; facilitate interviews with a variety of campus sources, including faculty experts, staff and students; and we publicize events, programs and updated campus information.

Services We Offer

Marketing tools, such as publications, are another avenue with which our office provides support to ensure campus messages are clearly communicated and understood.

Services we offer include:

  • Editing and writing assistance
  • Website guidance and design
  • Strategic communications planning
  • Video production
  • Photography


Communications Newsletters

We also distribute electronic newsletters to specific audiences. Panorama is a biweekly publication for faculty and staff. 

Please contact our office if you have submissions or questions.

UC Merced Panorama graphics