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Final Draft 2005 Long-Range Development Plan
(September 2006)

Note: Also available is the Final LRDP

What is a Long-Range Development Plan?

A Long-Range Development Plan is defined as "a physical development and land use plan to meet the academic and institutional objectives for a particular campus or medical center of higher education." It is updated periodically to meet changing needs and conditions. This process ensures that campus development supports academic, research, and public service goals, while also responding to UC systemwide policies and projected enrollment demand.

UCSC's 2005 LRDP does not constitute a mandate for growth, nor is it a detailed implementation plan for development. It does not commit the campus to carrying out development on any given timeline.

Read the Final Draft LRDP

The Final Draft 2005 LRDP has been distributed to area libraries and can be ordered for purchase at on- and off-campus locations.

For your convenience, the document is also presented as a series of PDF files, below. (If you are having trouble viewing these PDF files in your browser or downloading them to your computer, please follow the instructions for "Primary Means of Access" on our Questions on Document and Web Access web page.)

The Final Draft LRDP (September 2006)UPDATED

Executive Summary and Introduction
Planning Context
Physical Planning Principles and Guidelines
UC Santa Cruz Long-Range Development Plan 2005–2020
Acknowledgements and Appendices


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