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Building the Future

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

UC Merced is the newest campus in the prestigious University of California system. The goal of our $1.2 billion campus expansion is to expand student access to a UC education and to continue on our trajectory towards academic and research distinction.  A world-class development, project management and financing team has been tasked with developing state-of-the-art research labs, mixed-use student housing, modern classrooms, NCAA-class recreation facilities and sustainable infrastructure by Fall 2020.

What's being built

The LEED Gold, 1.2 million gross square foot project will be delivered in three phases between 2018 and 2020.  The award-winning project is the largest higher education expansion of its kind in North America and includes: