Organizational Structure

Wideshot of campus looking at SE1

Physical Operations, Planning and Development (POPD) implements an organizational structure that is cohesive, efficient and promotes a coordinated approach to the physical campus environment.

Our vision statement summarizes our goal: To create a global model for university development and physical operations that excel in safety, customer service, sustainability and teamwork through innovation. All aspects of this model advance the university’s mission of teaching, research and public service. POPD consists of five departments:

  • Planning and Real Estate Services
  • Capital Projects
  • Facilities Management
  • Sustainability
  • Merced 2020 Project Management

POPD Org Chart