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


Environmental Planning Activities include: 

  • Preparing planning studies and evaluations for 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 relations throughout the campus, among governmental entities, local, state and federal agencies regarding UC Merced's physical development.