Upcoming Events

May Floor Meeting

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM PDT

floor lounge

wrapping up the year!

Identity Mask

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 9:00 PM - 10:30 PM PDT


Decorate a Mask to represent you!

Good Luck on Finals Treat Yourself Goodie Bag

Friday, May 27, 2016 2:36 PM - 2:36 PM PDT

floor lounge

Bags with treats for finals study breaks

Game of Thrones Hall Graduation (Pending)

Sunday, May 29, 2016 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PDT

floor lounge

Congratulations! You have completed one year of your college career. In efforts of recognizing your achievements this year, every resident will get a diploma. Residents will then give their own "va...

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CroMerrichella Festival {Open Mic Night}

Monday, May 30, 2016 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM PDT

Merrill Cultural Center

Students can blow off some steam (and release some stress) by expressing themselves and their talent with one awesome Open Mic Night to close out the year.

Pass the Torch student leader team building thing

Monday, May 30, 2016 10:00 PM - 11:30 PM PDT



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Ping Pong Diplomacy

Wednesday, June 01, 2016 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM PDT

Crown Merrill Community room

Ping Pong Tournament in the community room! Fun and prizes, learn a little bit about the historic event, and how it influenced global politics in the years since!

June Hall Meeting

Thursday, June 02, 2016 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM PDT

C-Dorm Lounge

A hall meeting wrapping up the quarter, talking about how move out is going to work, and incorporating hall bonding activities.

Pancake Breakfast! (DATE, TIME & LOCATION PENDING)

Sunday, June 05, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT

floor lounge

Residents get a chance to relax and enjoy a delicious breakfast on the weekend!

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Is This the End of the Beginning, or Beginning of the End?

Sunday, June 05, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM PDT

Merrill Cultural Center

Run by RAs for Merrill students to get test booklets, scantrons, and some quality break time before the hectic finals week.

Merrill 2016 Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, June 11, 2016 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM PDT


Join us in celebrating the Commencement of the Merrill College class of 2016! The ceremony is located outdoors on the UCSC East Field. Check our website for details about parking passes, accessibil...

Ongoing Events

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Reading Nook

Thursday, September 17, 2015 9:50 PM - Friday, June 10, 2016 9:50 PM PDT


A spot for a floor "library" of sorts with free books that residents can take from, leave their own, and hang out if they so desire. Spot also utilized for "resource corner" and other handouts (i.e...

Weekly Quotes From Empowering Women From Around the World

Thursday, October 01, 2015 12:47 PM - Saturday, June 11, 2016 12:47 PM PDT


Weekly Quotes Posted from empowering women from around the world about different things in life with different perspectives.

Drought Awareness Passive

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 3:19 PM - Sunday, June 12, 2016 3:19 PM PDT


A passive for the bathroom showers reminding students that even with the rain, the drought is not over and water conservation is still important.

In 2016, I Challenge Myself To...

Friday, January 22, 2016 10:48 AM - Saturday, December 31, 2016 11:55 PM PST


Give out wallet sized index cards that can serve as a New Years Resolution reminder so that we can carry our goals deeper (or throughout) this new year!

Hey, have you met Santa Cruz?

Thursday, February 25, 2016 10:00 PM - Sunday, June 12, 2016 10:00 PM PDT

floor lounge

A passive program educating students on all the fun and little known things to do and see in Santa Cruz, Ca.

MadLib Passive Spring2016

Saturday, April 02, 2016 8:39 PM - Saturday, June 04, 2016 8:39 PM PDT


How well do floor mates really know each other?? Now, they can find out! Tape mad-lib-like form with various fill ins by each name tag to see what the various answers are!

How to fight spring allergies!

Tuesday, April 05, 2016 4:16 PM - Thursday, May 26, 2016 4:17 PM PDT

floor lounge

Spring is the peak time for seasonal allergies. With an increased amount of pollen in the air, many people suffer from allergy related symptoms like sneezing and irritated eyes. Although, there is ...


Wednesday, April 06, 2016 10:09 PM - Friday, June 10, 2016 10:09 PM PDT

floor lounge

What classes are you in? What classes are other residents in? Want to study together? Sign up on the paper!!

Community Art Corner!

Friday, April 08, 2016 9:42 AM - Thursday, June 09, 2016 9:42 AM PDT

C-Dorm Lounge

A corner where residents are encouraged to put up art, poetry (with blue tape), and add books to the lending library!

Active driving passive

Sunday, April 17, 2016 11:13 PM - Saturday, June 04, 2016 11:13 PM PDT

floor lounge

encouraging residents to drive safe

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game of thrones sundays! (starting april 24th)

Sunday, April 24, 2016 8:00 PM - Sunday, June 05, 2016 8:00 PM PDT

floor lounge

beginning with a passive on house diversity in the show, the critically acclaimed series will be shown every sunday to loyal fans across merrill.

1 Minute Left.... What is a positive action you hope to do to make someone's day to the world better?

Friday, April 29, 2016 11:33 PM - Saturday, June 11, 2016 11:33 PM PDT


Sometimes we forget the real impact that we can make in our everyday life. This passive allows reflection on how to make those action become a reality.

May Newsletter

Sunday, May 01, 2016 1:21 AM - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 1:21 AM PDT

C-Dorm Lounge

Monthly Newsletter to keep residents up to date on what's happenin' in Santa Cruz and at UCSC

What is the importance of breakfast?

Sunday, May 01, 2016 9:44 AM - Thursday, June 30, 2016 9:44 AM PDT

D-Dorm Lounge

Tell me why you think breakfast is important to you!

2B Newsletter: 2PEE OR NOT 2PEE (Issue 9: May)

Sunday, May 01, 2016 9:54 PM - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:54 PM PDT


Theme: May the FUN be with you!

School Ready

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 1:00 PM - Friday, June 10, 2016 10:10 AM PDT


In a hurry? Forgot about your midterm? Ask your RA for testing material!

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016 2:10 PM - Friday, June 10, 2016 2:10 PM PDT

Crown Merrill Community room

Create paper airplanes (made from recycled homework) and try to land them on an aircraft carrier / runway (where they will be recycled)! Fun passive that also highlights the importance of properly...

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CAPS Drug Services

Sunday, May 22, 2016 8:19 PM - Monday, May 23, 2016 8:19 PM PDT

floor lounge

I am posting the information provided by CAPS regarding Alcohol and other drugs throughout my floor. Giving students general information, if they forgot CAPS existed since the beginning of the year.

June Newsletter

Wednesday, June 01, 2016 1:23 AM - Saturday, June 11, 2016 1:23 AM PDT

C-Dorm Lounge

Monthly Newsletter to keep residents up to date on what's happenin' in Santa Cruz and at UCSC

2B Newsletter: 2PEE OR NOT 2PEE (Issue 10: June)

Wednesday, June 01, 2016 9:55 PM - Saturday, June 11, 2016 9:55 PM PDT


Theme: End of year wrap up

Countdown to SUMMER

Wednesday, June 01, 2016 10:29 PM - Saturday, June 11, 2016 10:29 PM PDT

floor lounge

Similar to countdown to winter break and spring break - pull apart loops with dates printed on strips for residents to look forward to summer!!!