Coffee Center

Constructed in 2008, the Advanced Materials Research Laboratory now serves as the home of the UC Davis Coffee Center, the world’s first academic research and teaching facility entirely dedicated to the study of coffee.


In order to comply with the Campus Security Standards Implementation Project, UC Davis is replacing multiple types of key-card control systems with AggieAccess, the new standard for electronic building access.

Bainer BioNano Tech Laboratory

Bainer Hall is home to diverse engineering programs that research, create and innovate, including bionanotechnology — the science and engineering of micro- and nanosystems applied to biological fields, like health. Three lab spaces on the third floor of Bainer Hall — rooms 3069A, 3125 & 3123 — are being renovated to accommodate new equipment...

Big Shift

To decrease our campus’s reliance on natural gas and move our university closer to becoming carbon neutral by 2025, UC Davis is converting our building heating system from one that utilizes steam heat generated by natural gas, to a heating system that uses hot water generated by electricity – a renewable resource.

Briggs Hall Roof and Electrical Renovations

Briggs Hall, home to dozens of research groups and labs, opened in 1971 – almost 50 years ago – to accommodate major increases in students and faculty studying and researching the biological sciences. Today the roof and electrical systems need major renovations to protect critical research and academic equipment.

Electrical Substation Transformer Addition

To improve electrical power reliability, provide capacity for growth, allow for operational flexibility and minimize the impact of major power outages, our campus is adding a new transformer to the electrical substation.

Hutchison Drive & Highway 113 Interchange Improvements

To accommodate increased traffic as West Village continues to expand, the Hutchison Drive overpass over Highway 113 will undergo significant improvements, including the addition of a two-way bike path on the north side of Hutchison and signaled intersections for Highway 113 on-ramps and off-ramps.

Orchard Park Connectivity & Sewer Improvement

To facilitate the Orchard Park Housing Redevelopment, a part of the most ambitious housing expansion the university has undertaken, UC Davis is upsizing and improving infrastructure in and around Orchard Park district.

Walker Hall South Plaza Improvements

A companion project to the Walker Hall renovations, this site improvements project extends and connects the pedestrian pathways from the Student Community Center to the Shields Library.