Green Buildings

UCI currently has a total of 33 LEED-certified buildings on the main campus. Of these buildings, 22 are LEED Platinum and 11 are LEED Gold. Within the nation, UCI has among the most LEED-certified Platinum and Gold buildings for new construction on a college campus.

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification provides independent, third-party verification that a building was designed and built using strategies aimed at achieving high performance in key areas of human and environmental health: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality.

LEED Platinum for New Construction:

  1. College of Health Sciences, School of Nursing Building
  2. Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building
  3. Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
  4. Middle Earth Housing Expansion
  5. Anteater Learning Pavilion
  6. Mesa Court Student Housing Expansion
  7. Continuing Education Classroom Building
  8. Merage School of Business II
  9. Newkirk Alumni Center
  10. Claire Trevor School of the Arts Contemporary Arts Center
  11. Claire Trevor School of the Arts Production Studio
  12. Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway
  13. Biological Sciences III
  14. Verano Place Infant Toddler Center
  15. Verano Place student housing complex – Cedar unit
  16. Verano Place student housing complex – Aspen unit
  17. Verano Place student housing complex – Poplar unit
  18. Verano Place student housing complex – Alder unit
  19. Engineering Hall
  20. Medical Education Building
  21. Sue & Bill Gross Hall – A CIRM Institute
  22. Humanities Gateway

LEED Gold for New Construction:

  1. Plaza Verde
  2. Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center Scientific Building
  3. Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center Efficiency Building
  4. Clinical Laboratory Building at UC Irvine Medical Center
  5. Puerta del Sol student housing complex
  6. Camino del Sol student housing complex
  7. Anteater Recreation Center expansion
  8. Donald Bren Hall
  9. Student Center expansion
  10. Anteater Instruction and Research Building
  11. Palo Verde student housing complex expansion

LEED for Commercial Interiors and Existing Buildings:

  • Existing Buildings (EB:OM)
    • Croul Hall
    • Frederick Reines Hall
    • Gillespie Neuroscience Research Facility
    • Hewitt Hall
    • Humanities Instructional Building
    • Natural Sciences II
    • Social Ecology I
  • Commercial Interiors (CI)
    • Office of Global Engagement

Following completion of construction, the following buildings plan to seek LEED certification:

Under Construction:

  • Verano 8 Graduate Student Housing


Map of LEED-Certified Buildings

To find out where our green buildings are on campus, click here or the image below.

uci map