Project Description

UC Merced 3M and 3K


University of California Merced 3M (Health and Athletic Center) and 3K (Collegiate Competition Swimming Pool) projects are part of the master plan expansion to the UC Merced campus.

Anchoring 3M, Health and Athletic Center, is a 31,000 SF Wellness and Counseling Center that includes facilities for medical services and psychological counseling.

3K, Collegiate Competition Swimming Pool, includes an eight-lane swimming pool (75 ft x 164 ft) for intercollegiate competitions and is located adjacent to the Wellness Center.

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


  • Steel Fabricator and Erector:┬áSME Steel
  • Higher Education
  • 3M: Health and Athletic Center
  • 3K: Collegiate Competition Swimming Pool
  • 850 Tons
  • Contractor: Webcor Builders
  • Architect: Mahlum
  • Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti
  • LEED Gold