Physical and Environmental Planning

What we do

Physical and Environmental Planning supports UC Merced’s academic vision by developing the framework for a distinctive physical environment that contributes to a high-quality learning, work and living environment.  

Our Role

Physical and Environmental Planning activities include:

  • Preparing planning studies and evaluations of complex land use issues to support executive campus decision making.
  • Directing environmental permitting activities that include coordinating CEQA review and environmental compliance on all campus capital projects.
  • Maintaining relationships throughout the campus and among governmental entities and, local, state and federal agencies regarding UC Merced's physical development.

Long Range Development, Physical Planning and Design Documents

Environmental Documents and Projects Under Environmental Review