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Admissions and Financial Aid Committee (AFAC)


The Admissions and Financial Aid Committee (AFAC) advises the Merced Division and the administration on policy and practices related to admissions, access, enrollment, and outreach. This includes determining the criteria for undergraduate admissions and setting admission’s policy. AFAC maintains liaison with the following committee:
Board of Admissions and Relations with Schools (BOARS) 
or a complete description of AFAC’s duties please see the committee’s bylaws.   

AY 22-23 Meeting Minutes, Agendas, and Minutes

2022-2023 Membership

Ex-Officio (non-voting):

  • Dustin Noji, Director, Admissions and Outreach

  • Jill Orcutt, Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management (alternate for Charles Nies, Vice Chancellor - Student Affairs)

  • Ron Radney, Director, Financial Aid and Scholarships

  • Ailyn Palancares, ASUCM Representative

Former AFAC Members



Melanie Snyder

Senate Senior Analyst


Fatima Paul

Executive Director

Phone: 209-756-6965