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Building the Future

UC Merced has officially launched its historic expansion. 

Building the Future

A dynamic, mixed-use expansion integrated with the existing campus.

Building the Future

The 2020 Project includes housing, classrooms and student life amenities combined along a vibrant corridor.


The next great step for the University of California, Merced

Merced 2020 is adding new classrooms, labs, housing, and amenities to enhance student life, enable academic distinction, and expand access to UC Merced.


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Progress Updates

September 21, 2017
As part of a busy summer of work, the development team has begun form work for the sixth and flinal floor of a new student residential facility in the heart of the Merced 2020 campus expansion.  Known as ...
September 21, 2017
Work is progressing on a second bridge crossing the Fairfield Canal.  The span will connect the campus expansion to the existing campus on the western edge of Science and Engineering 1 and 2. 
August 7, 2017
The new Dining Facility features a recognizable sloped roof.  The 600-seat building opens in Fall 2018.  The construction team has begun assembling the steel components of the buildings distinctive sloped...


UC Merced Campus
Campus visitors will learn more about our expansion at Homecoming. The team will be onsite to give future students, alumni, parents, and the...
UC Merced Campus
UC Merced's Academic Senate will get an update on the campus expansion.  Three new research laboratories are part the campus expansion....
Washington DC
Merced campus expansion is up for two awards.  The final announcement will be made at a ceremony in Washington D.C.  The categories UC...

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