News

December 1, 2020

At UC Berkeley, two documents guide the planning and future development of the campus. A multi-year effort is underway to update these plans: the Long Range Development Plan (LRDP) and the Campus Master Plan.

You are invited to participate in our second online open house as part of this effort. This open house focuses on the Campus Master Plan.

November 30, 2020

Throughout summer 2020, Capital Strategies hosted a virtual open house focusing on the work underway to update the Long Range Development Plan and the Campus Master Plan. The open house was an opportunity to gather feedback from students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the general public. As well as an opportunity for them to engage in the planning process by contributing ideas and sharing priorities. 

September 3, 2020

The Student Advisory Council on Undergraduate Education (SACUE) shapes the student experience at UC Berkeley by providing critical feedback to campus leaders on undergraduate initiatives and programs. Convened by Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education Catherine Koshland, SACUE is composed of undergraduate students and meets throughout the academic year to engage with campus decision-makers on issues that affect all undergraduates.

May 28, 2020

This message was sent to all UC Berkeley faculty, students, and staff on May 28, 2020.

Dear campus community,

May 19, 2020

Four new reports convey key feedback from students, faculty, staff, and the community, that will help campus planners in their multiyear effort to update the Long Range Development Plan.

February 28, 2020

Two recently conducted surveys provided the campus and the public an opportunity to contribute their ideas and thoughts about the future development of UC Berkeley's campus. Surveys ran from April 2019 to October 2019 and were available to faculty, staff, and students - as well as the general public. The campus version also included our triennial (every three years) transportation survey.

December 9, 2019

During fall 2019, a series of workshops has provided new and valuable insights from the UC Berkeley campus community regarding potential updates to our Long Range Development Plan and Campus Master Plan. Conducted by Sasaki Associates and planners from UC Berkeley Capital Strategies, each workshop centered around a distinct theme and provided attendees an opportunity to share their unique campus experiences and participate in active problem-solving scenarios and brainstorming exercises.

October 23, 2019

A colorful display of large posters captivated passers-by this past week at Sather Gate and North Gate. On October 15 and 16, Capital Strategies staff hosted an outdoor showcase highlighting progress made to date on the LRDP and Campus Master Plan initiatives, as well as some key emerging themes.

September 16, 2019

After four days of tabling across the campus – from Savio Steps to North Gate, and Kroeber Plaza to Sather Gate – the Capital Strategies team met hundreds of faculty, students, and staff and introduced them to the LRDP and Campus Master Plan initiatives. In addition to asking everyone to sign-up for future project updates, the team also answered numerous questions about campus planning and listened to creative ideas and suggestions about planning our future campus. Passers-by also got the chance to spin a wheel for a chance to win a fabulous prize – like a UC Berkeley notebook!

September 12, 2019

In their efforts to create a new Campus Master Plan for UC Berkeley, Capital Strategies has selected Sasaki Associates as lead consultant and Page as a strategy consultant. In these capacities, their dedicated teams with extensive experience in higher education campus planning will analyze existing conditions of UC Berkeley’s physical campus (e.g.

September 4, 2019

Capital Strategies will be hosting tabling sessions at multiple locations around campus on several dates in September 2019. The entire campus – faculty, students, and staff – are invited to stop by to learn more about the Long Range Development Plan and Campus Master Plan, the current work underway to update these planning documents, and to sign up for email updates.

We look forward to meeting you and hearing your questions!

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Savio Steps

August 1, 2019

UC Berkeley Capital Strategies, under the direction of the Vice Chancellor of Finance, is responsible for the management of the day-to-day Campus Master Plan effort.

April 10, 2019

Chancellor Carol Christ issued the following message today:

To the Berkeley Campus Community

Now that we have completed our first, new Strategic Plan in 16 years, the campus is ready to take the next, necessary step to turn its aspirations into physical reality by updating our Long Range Development Plan (LRDP) and creating a new Campus Master Plan.

April 9, 2019

To learn more about the process and objectives for our LRDP and Campus Master Plan, Chancellor Christ will host two town halls on Wednesday, April 24, at noon, and on Monday, April 29, at 6:30 p.m. Both town halls are in the Pauley Ballroom at the MLK Jr. Student Union.

April 8, 2019

Please take a few minutes to give us your perspectives on some introductory questions that will guide our future work on the Long Range Development Plan and Campus Master Plan. The survey is open to the general public from April 8, 2019, through September 30, 2019.