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Graduate and Professional Student Organizations


Graduate and professional students are able be able to register official clubs/organizations on campus through the Office of Student Involvement each semester through Catlife (Presence platform).

Here is a list of current graduate and professional student organizations (Presence links provided when available):

Afrikan-Black Graduate Student Association

Bangladeshi Student Association

Biophysics Graduate Club

Graduate Pedagogy Association

Graduate Students of Color Coalition

Latinx Graduate Student Association

Merced Indian Graduate Student Association

Public Health Graduate Student Group

RadioBio (website) ; Prescence page

Sociology Graduate Student Committee

Students for Reproductive Justice

UC Merced Black Graduate Scholar Association

Womxn's Graduate Student Union


For more information on how to get your organization funded, check out the GSA Graduate Student Organization Fund.


For more information about creating a new club: click here to get started.


The Margo F. Souza Student Leadership Center, the Community Engagement Center (CEC), and the Office of Social Justice Initiatives and Identity Programs (SJIIP) also provide programming open to all graduate and professional students in collaboration with the Office of Student Involvement (OSI) and the Division of Student Affairs.