Recruiter Information

Last Updated: Friday, 17 March 2017

Date:  April 8, 2017

Location:  University of California, Merced

Time:  Recruiter Fair between 12:00 noon and 3:00 p.m.

Rates: $600 for the UC Merced Forum    

Registration for spring 2017 is now closed. 


Recruiter Fair Details

The recruiter fair, held in conjunction with the Forum, will take place between 12:00 noon and 3:00 p.m. Recruiters may sign-in at the recruiter registration area beginning at 9:00 a.m. A green room for recruiters and speakers will also be available beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Workshops for students will be held throughout the day in classrooms surrounding the recruiter fair area. The day’s scheduled events include:

9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Recruiter registration opens and recruiter table set-up begins

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Recruiter lunches available

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Recruiter fair - To facilitate student visits, there will be NO scheduled workshops between 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.




Campus Address

University of California, Merced

5200 Lake Road

Merced, CA 95340



Hotel Information

Based on the hotels in the Merced area, no Diversity Forum-specific room blocks have been reserved. To accommodate everyone’s preferences, listed below are three hotels with comparable room rates. 

In addition, the CSU Pre-Doctoral Reception will take place on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 5:30 PM on the UC Merced campus. A shuttle bus will be available to take recruiters to/from the hotel and campus for both the Pre-Doc reception on Friday, April 7, and the Diversity Forum on Saturday, April 8, 2017. 


Holiday Inn Express

151 S. Parsons Ave.

Merced, CA 95341

(209) 384-3700


Hampton Inn and Suites

225 South Parsons Ave.

Merced, CA 95340

(209) 386-1210


Courtyard Marriott Merced Hotel is full

750 Motel Drive

Merced, CA 95340

(209) 725-1221 


California Pre-Doctoral Program Reception 

The California State University will host a CSU California Pre-Doctoral reception for the 2016-17 Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholars and Honorable Mentions. Registered recruiters may RSVP for the reception at the time of registration.

Date: Friday, April 7, 2017
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: UC Merced campus

A shuttle bus service will be provided to/from the hotel and campus for the Pre-Doc reception.

Shipping and Handling of Materials

Shipping Dates: March 27-31, 2017
Shipping labels: Labels will be e-mailed to registered recruiters the week of March 6, 2017
Instructions: Please do not ship materials to be delivered after April 3, 2017
Shipping back to campus:  Please make sure to pack your materials, add your own pre-paid shipping label, and leave your box on your table. Materials will be shipped back to your campus the week of April 10, 2017.

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 Contact Information

Jenny Baik

Phone: (562) 951-4304




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