The new Student Services Building (SSB) at UC Merced is a 34,583gsf facility that sits on a one-acre triangular site. The SSB complex is comprised of two structures, a one-story pavilion building (6,004gsf) fronting onto Scholars Lane, and a 3-story building (28,579gsf) that is parallel to Ansel Adams Road. The building is classified as Type II, B construction, non-rated, fully sprinklered. The one story pavilion houses two large, 120-seat general assembly spaces on level one. The three story building houses two, 90-seat student services suites on level one, offices on level two, and open floor plan student services suites on level three. Both buildings are steel construction with lateral braces, and are clad in a combination of aluminum and glass storefront, aluminum strip windows and
insulated, exterior lath and plaster wall assembly. The exterior circulation corridors and associated stairways on the 3-story building are steel construction as well. Mechanical equipment for both buildings is housed on each individual roof and is shielded by a rooftop mechanical screen.
This Bid Release 2 consists of interior room identification signs; triple sided illuminated exterior building monument; and interior wall-mounted LEED display sign.