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Building the Future
UC Merced's historic expansion is underway.
Building the Future
Iconic, high quality spaces for student life.
Building the Future
A dynamic mixed-use plan that blends living and learning.
Building the Future
A modern, sustainable campus for 10,000 students.
Building the Future
State-of-the-art research labs and sustainable infrastructure integrated with the existing campus.


The next great step for the University of California, Merced

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


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Progress Updates

August 16, 2018
The first phase of UC Merced's campus expansion was completed in Summer 2018. The phase includes additional student housing, new dining options, additional parking and recreation facilities.  ...
July 25, 2018
The second phase of the project includes two new state-of-the-art buildings with labs, classrooms and additional study areas.  The buildings open in Fall 2019 and define the edge of a new quadrangle....
July 25, 2018
By Fall 2020, the campus expansion will have doubled the physical capacity of UC Merced.  It includes expanded student wellness and counseling facilities, additional student housing,  a dedicated...





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