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Ed Mercado

Student Financial Analyst

Ed earned his B.A. in Economics from CSU Northridge, and began his career in higher education at Washington State University (WSU). He found himself in various roles during his five years with WSU's Bursar's Office where he most recently served as a Fiscal Specialist. After returning to San Diego, Ed has joined the Graduate Financial Support Unit as a Student Financial Analyst and looks forward to providing support to the graduate students at UC San Diego. Outside of work, he enjoys cooking barbecue, snowboarding, and Padres baseball.
Ed learned to cut his own hair after the Covid-19 pandemic and has been doing so ever since!