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Division of Finance and Administration

Administrative Hearing (Level 2)

All Administrative Hearings are conducted and reviewed by a qualified hearing examiner. All qualified hearing examiners are independent mediators and are not employees of UC Merced.

If you wish to contest the citation review results, you may request an Administrative Hearing within 21 calendar days from the date on the Notification of Decision letter.

Administrative Hearing requests may be made in person or in writing. You may choose a personal conference or a written declaration. If you choose a written declaration, you will not be permitted to attend the hearing.

Administrative Hearing via Personal Conference Request Form

Administrative Hearing via Written Declaration Request Form

The following requirements must be met before a request is officially recognized. As the requestor, you must fulfill the following within 21 calendar days from the date on the Notification of Decision letter:

  • Complete and return the appropriate Administrative Hearing forms to Transportation and Parking Services
  • Deposit the amount of the parking penalty with Transportation and Parking Services

Personal conferences will be scheduled within 90 calendar days from the date of the request. The Adjudication Department will notify you via U.S. Mail of the date and time of your hearing. Appointments can be rescheduled up to one week prior to the hearing date. Email to request a new hearing date and time. 

The hearing examiner will notify you via U.S. Mail of the results of the Administrative Hearing. If you are dissatisfied with the results of the Administrative Hearing, you may appeal to Superior Court within 30 calendar days from the notice date of the disposition. For more information, please see: Superior Court (Level 3).

NOTICE: You must receive the results of your Initial Review prior to requesting an Administrative Hearing.

If you have not received the disposition of the Administrative Hearing in a timely manner after the date of the hearing or review, please email or call (209) 228-2483.