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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 sustainably enhance student life, enable academic distinction, and expand access.

 

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Progress Updates

November 29, 2017
ABC-30 visited campus to get an update on UC Merced's campus expansion.  Chancellor Leland told them the first buildings open in fall 2018.
November 27, 2017
Phase 1 of a new campus parking lot opened for campus use on November 27, 2017.  When Phase 2 is complete in Fall 2020, it will have added 1,574 net new parking spaces to the campus, a 60% increase.
November 8, 2017
The buildings have been 'shrink wrapped' so that construction can continue through the winter rain season. 

Events

Mar
07
El Capitan High School Auditorium
Teachers and staff at Merced's newest high school will get a sneak peak at the future of UC Merced's campus expansion. 
Feb
08
KL 232
The UC system's Global Climate Leadership Council will learn more about how our expansion advances Merced's sustainability agenda.
Feb
08
Crescent Arch Room
Community College advisors from around the state will hear how our expansion expands access to a UC education. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, AND CONCERNS

Please email construction2020@ucmerced.edu

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