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