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Building the Future

Watch the University of California, Merced take the next great step in its growth  

The goal of our campus expansion is to address our current needs, expand student access to the University, and to move forward in our path towards academic and research distinction.

What's being built

The mixed-use, LEED Gold, 1.2 million gross square foot project will be delivered in phases between 2018 and 2020 and includes:

  • Academic and Research Space (Wet, Dry and Computational Labs)

  • 1,700 student residential beds

  • Dedicated space for student clubs and student life

  • Pedestrian-oriented core that incorporates bicycle routes

  • 1,500 parking spaces, transit hub and improvements to traffic and circulation routes

  • Competition pool

  • Conference Center

  • Student Wellness Center

  • Competition Recreation Field

  • Early Childhood Education Center Expansion

  • Dining Facility

  • Student life facilities