First-Year Scholar Requirements for the Fiat Lux Program:
Please note that program requirements must be completed every semester. For example, 2 Pro-Staff Scholar meetings must be completed in the Fall semester and in the Spring semester.
The deadline to complete requirements for Spring 2023 is Saturday, April 22nd, 2023.
2 Pro-Staff Scholar Meetings:
Scholars must complete 2 Pro-Staff Scholar meetings each semester.
To schedule a Pro-Staff Scholar Meeting, please follow this link: https://fiatlux.ucmerced.edu/program-requirements/pro-staff-scholar-meetings
2 Academic Scholar Meetings
Scholars must complete 2 Academic Scholar Meetings each semester.
To schedule an Academic Scholar meeting, please visit: https://fiatlux.ucmerced.edu/Academic_Scholars_Meeting
Scholars have the option to complete 3 Fiat Lux hosted workshops each semester
2 Fiat Lux hosted workshops and 1 outside/non-Fiat Lux hosted workshop to fulfill their 3 workshops requirement each semester.
More information can be found on our Catcourses page.
To view upcoming program workshops, please visit: https://fiatlux.ucmerced.edu/events
Scholars must attend 1 Fiat Lux Social each semester.
To view upcoming program socials, please visit: https://fiatlux.ucmerced.edu/events
1 Professional Development
Scholars must complete 1 Professional Development each semester.
For example, any workshop, conference, and/or non-mandatory training offered by the Academic Schools, the Division of Undergraduate Education, etc. that you attend or serve as a panelist can count as a professional development.
More examples of Professional Development opportunities can be found here: https://fiatlux.ucmerced.edu/program-requirements-current-scholars/professional-developments
1 Faculty Reception
Scholars must attend 1 Fiat Lux Faculty Reception each semester.
Please refer to our program calendar to view our upcoming Faculty Receptions: https://fiatlux.ucmerced.edu/events
1 Fiat Lux Scholars Program Orientation (Fall only)
First-year scholars must attend one Fiat Lux Orientation in the Fall semester.
Please refer to our program Calendar found here https://fiatlux.ucmerced.edu/events for more information about our Fall Orientation.