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Business Resources Near University of California-Merced

When your student heads to college, there’s a whole new community to explore. We help parents find the resources they need. From UC student housing to UC off-campus apartments, we will point you to the most student-friendly housing options in Merced. Along with on- and off-campus housing, your student may need help finding a bank near UC, or a convenient Merced healthcare provider. Last but not least, you’re sure to want to visit! Whether you’re looking for a place to stay for move-in, family weekend, graduation or any time in between, we can introduce you to the best hotels and restaurants near UC campus plus share ideas for activities to enjoy with your student or on your own.

UC Merced Apartments & Housing

UC Merced Hotels

  • Travelodge Merced
    Travelodge Merced

    Located on Yosemite Parkway near University of California Merced. One and only motel away from 99 freeway noise. The Travelodge Merced is a budget motel located at the Gateway to Yosemite National Park.

UC Merced Travel

  • Merced The Bus
    Merced The Bus
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    • Merced CA

    Free for UC Merced Students! Unlimited rides on any routes with your Cat Card.

  • Merced Regional Airport
    Merced Regional Airport

    The Merced Regional Airport/Macready Field (MCE) offers a short commute, free parking, simple check-in, no long lines and professional TSA baggage inspection services.

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