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Academic Success

Our community focuses on the maintenance and development of the academic success of Fraternity and Sorority Life members.

Calvin E. Bright Success Center 

The Calvin E. Bright Success Center offers an extensive list of many opportunities such as academic programs and scholarships. Some of these are offered based on certain criteria as well as requirements, visit Academic Competitions to see if you are eligible for any of these wonderful opportunities. 

Fiat Lux Scholars Program

The Fiat Lux Scholars Program is a community of scholars and dedicated staff members who take a holistic approach to empower a select cohort of first-generation, income-eligible students to enhance their development, growth and academic success.

Darts Program

The Degree Attainment for Returning and Transfer Scholars (DARTS) program assists transfer students in adapting to the university and locating necessary resources within it.

Guardian Scholars Program

Our mission is to provide a sustainable network of academic and personal support services that promote degree attainment for foster youth at UC Merced.

Sucess Mentor Program

The Success Mentor Program empowers first-year students to make a successful transition to academic and social life at UC Merced through one-on-one mentoring with upper-division students and community based initiatives.

STEP Program

Strengthening Talents and Exploring Pathways (STEP) is a new and exciting program designed for 2nd year students preparing to transition from undeclared to a major. As a STEP Scholar, students receive a range of special privileges and professional connections on and off campus.

Peer Assisted Learning Support

Peer Assisted Learning Support (PALS) is an essential part of student support. It relies on peers who collaborate to learn and teach each other.

Additional Learning Tools

Online Workshops

Resources