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UC MERCED

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									UC COUNSELOR
 CONFERENCE

September 2001
            UC Merced In Time
1988 UC Regents Authorize Initiation of Planning
1989 Site Selection Task Force is Appointed
1990 UC Regents Determine Search for New Campus in
      Central Region, 85 Sites Considered
1991 Sites Narrowed
             Lake Yosemite, Merced
             Table Mountain, Madera
             Academy, Fresno
1993 Environmental Reports Funded
1995 Lake Yosemite Selected
1999 Carol Tomlinson-Keasey named Founding Chancellor
2004 UC Merced Opens
        UC Merced
THE SURROUNDINGS:
Main Campus
-Hub of educational, research and technological
       services
-Sweeping Vistas of Sierra Nevada
-Near Lake Yosemite
-1 hour North of Fresno
-2 hours South of Sacramento
Campus Location
Area 1 = 210 acres
Area 2 = 1040 Acres
Area 3 = 750 acres




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AREA COMPARISON OF UC MERCED AND SAN FRANCISCO
         Proposed Opening Enrollment
                    UC Merced
                    2004-5
Total Enrollment    1,040
Undergraduate        936
New Freshman         655
Transfer (Junior)    281
Others                 0
Graduate             104
Campus Program at Buildout

25,000 students
50% of students housed on campus
50% of faculty housed on campus
Recreation and athletic program
Parking and services as required
Campus Map
Phase 1 - Building Footprints
Academic Program Concept
Aerial View – to northeast
Institutes facing park
    Campus Main Street
Undergrad housing above student services
Student Family & Grad Housing
Canals used as bike/walking path
Library Colonnade
Student Housing
Campus and Community
  Academic Planning Principles
• Fulfill UC Mission: teaching, research and public service

• Create Strong Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

• Build Valley Education Network

• Create Worldwide Technology Linkages

• Cooperate with other UC campuses, National Labs, CSU’s,
  Community Colleges and K-12 schools

• Integrate Campus and Community

• Reflect the Diversity of the San Joaquin Valley
Campus Academic Organization
•Division of Engineering
•Division of Natural Sciences
•Division of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts
Research & Graduate and Professional Schools
•     Sierra Nevada Research Institute
•     World Cultures Institute
•     Public Policy Institute
•     Proposed School of Management (within first 5 years)
UC Merced Student Life Hallmarks

 •Integration, flexibility and community
 •Education on a human scale
 •Diversity
 •Fully integrated educational opportunities through
       UC Merced Centers
 •Reliance on technology
Integration of Student Services into the
         Academic Experience

Goals:
•Transition Services, introduce student to campus life
•Intellectual and Social Environment engagement of campus
        and broader community
•Critical Academic Support Services
•Stewardship of the campus environment
•Promote Leadership, Teamwork and Social Responsibility
Admission Requirements
•Freshmen
•Transfers

Accepting Applications
•November 2003 for Fall 2004
           UC Merced
 Office of Relations with Schools


550 E. Shaw Avenue
Suite 105
Fresno, CA 93710
(559) 241-7474
Visit us on the Web

 www.ucmerced.edu

								
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