School Initiatives

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University of the Pacific is celebrating the completion of its new campus in downtown San Francisco. Starting in July 2014, the building will house all academic programs and dental clinics of the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry for decades to come. This section provides the latest updates and background about this historic project.

latest updates

LEED Gold Certification Fact Sheet
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Clinic Move Flyer Notification for Patients (July 22, 2014)
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Clinic Virtual Tour: Patient Welcome Video 
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Clinic Move Schedule for Patients — Dates for Relocation to 155 Fifth Street (May 9, 2014)
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"There and Back Again" Poster Showing the School's San Francisco Locations since 1896 (March 5, 2014)
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New Campus Flyer for Patients and Dental Clinics (November 1, 2013)
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Facility Planning Timeline (October 7, 2013)
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Timelapse Video (October 7, 2013)
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New Campus Overview Flyer (July 29, 2013)
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University of the Pacific Completes Sale of 2155 Webster Street Campus in San Francisco 

Transition Team FAQ Site for Students, Faculty and Staff (June 4, 2013)
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Interactive Floorplans (May 23, 2013)
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Construction Photo Gallery (April 2, 2013)
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Video — Downtown! (March 11, 2013)
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Video — New SoMa Campus Construction Progress (March 11, 2013)
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New Campus Renderings and Floor Plans (Feb. 1, 2013)
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Video — New SoMa Campus Preview (Feb. 1, 2013)
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Live Construction Webcam (Jan. 2, 2013)
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New Dugoni School Mobile App Announced (Nov. 8, 2012)
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New Campus Overview Flyer (Oct. 9, 2012)
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News - Major Renovations Start on Future SoMa Campus Structure (Sept. 26, 2012) 
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Renderings of Sample Finishes and Simulation Laboratory (Sept. 11, 2012)
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Building Floor Plans (July 2, 2012)
Design Drawings - Floor Plans July 2, 2012 (PDF) >>   

Building Floor Plans (June 6, 2012) 
Design Drawings - Floor Plans June 6, 2012 (PDF) >>

Draft Building Floor Plans (March 20, 2012) 
Design Drawings - Draft Floor Plans March 20, 2012 (PDF) >>  

News - "Construction Kickoff" Reception and Building Tours (March 15, 2012)

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Learn about the SoMa Neighborhood (Feb. 6, 2012)
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Photos — Groundbreaking Event for University Regents, Officials and Civic Leaders (Jan. 18, 2012)  
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Video — Pre-Renovation Tour of 155 Fifth Street Campus (Dec. 16, 2011)
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Draft Designs — New Facilities Update for Faculty and Staff (Dec. 13, 2011)
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Press Release (Nov. 22, 2011)
University of the Pacific Purchases Building for New Campus in San Francisco's South of Market Neighborhood (HTML) >>

Project Fact Sheet (Nov. 22, 2011)
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Photos and Conceptual Renderings (Nov. 22, 2011)
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Draft Building Floor Plans (November 2011)
Design Drawings — Draft Floor Plans Nov. 18, 2011 (PDF) >>
Schematic Design Drawings — Draft Floor Plans Nov. 16, 2011 (PDF) >>

Update from Transition Team (Nov. 21, 2011)
Preparing for a Move to New Facilities: Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) >>

Media Statement (April 2011)
"University of the Pacific Signs Purchase Agreement for San Francisco Building for Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry"
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Strategic Plan
The focus on facilities for the future is part of the school's strategic plan, Advancing Greatness.
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Statistics and Fast Facts about the Dugoni School of Dentistry
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"Building Our Future" Video
Video featuring school leaders, students, faculty and alumni discussing new facilities
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"Living Our Vision" Video
Video highlighting the school's vision, values, commitment to excellence and facilities for the future
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In the News

"How glass skins are remaking S.F. buildings," San Francisco Chronicle (April 23, 2014)
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"University of the Pacific School of Dentistry Nears Completion," San Francisco Building and Construction Trades Council (Jan. 3, 2014)
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"Cranespotting," San Francisco Magazine (November 2013)
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"10,000 Smiles," Green Building & Design (January 2013) 
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"University of the Pacific gets $5 million for new San Francisco dental school," San Francisco Business Times (Dec. 19, 2012) 
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"University of the Pacific Announces New San Francisco Campus for Dental School," American Dental Education Association's Bulletin of Dental Education (December 2011)
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"Dental school setting up campus in SoMa," San Francisco Examiner (Nov. 29, 2011)
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"Pacific expands presence in S.F.," Stockton Record (Nov. 26, 2011)
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"S.F.'s Fifth Street center of development plans," San Francisco Chronicle (Nov. 23, 2011)
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"University of the Pacific bags SoMa building for $47M," San Francisco Business Times (Nov. 21, 2011)
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"South of Market's Next Boom: Education," San Francisco Business Times (Aug. 5, 2011)
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"Dental School Fills Downtown Cavity," San Francisco Business Times (May 6, 2011)
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Organizational Chart of Facilities Committees (Sept. 13, 2011)
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SoMa Neighborhood News (August 22, 2011)
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New Facilities (August 17, 2011)
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Facilities Study Documentation

Kahler Slater Program Report (December 2010)
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Building Programming Study Update (October 2010)
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Visioning Session Report (July 2010)
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University of the Pacific Community Impact Report
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