Project Description

UC Merced 3G and 3H
Merced, California

University of California Merced 3G (Conference Center) and 3H (Administration Building) structures are expansion projects to the UC Merced campus.

3G, Conference Center, comprises a large ballroom, several large meeting rooms, and multiple seminar rooms intended to serve the campus and the community for a range of activities such as scholarly conferences and seminars, student-focused events, and community events.

3H, Administration Building, is an integrated, one-stop location for students to conduct financial aid, registration, and academic-related business as well as additional classrooms, retail, and a campus store.

The skills and craftsmanship of Southwest Steel are prominently displayed throughout these projects.


  • Higher Education

  • 3G: Conference Center

  • 3H: Administration Building

  • 101,000 Square Feet

  • Contractor: Webcor Builders

  • Architect: Mahlum

  • Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti

  • LEED Gold