University Student Union Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California State University, San Marcos (CSUSM)
Document Title
University Student Union Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Designated as Student Union on the 1988 Campus Master Plan
Document Description
NOTES: Review per Lead The project proposes to design and construct an approximately 60,000 gross square foot (GSF), multi-story University Student Union (USU) building, with a footprint of approximately 20,000sf pm a site of approximately 85,000sf. The building would be located in a developed area of the Campus Center Neighborhood, west of Campus Way Circle and south of Campus View Drive. The proposed USU building would consist of five major components: food service and dining; retail; student activity areas; conference and meeting facilities; and student life offices for student groups, campus clubs and organizations. The building is intended to be Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified. Landscape, hardscape, utilities and circulation improvements in the immediate vicinity of the building would be required.

Contact Information

Steve Ramirez
Agency Name
California State University, San Marcos
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Marcos
San Diego
Cross Streets
South Twin Oaks Valley Road and Barham Drive
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
San Marcos
San Marcos Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Educational (Student Union (60,000 sf))
Local Actions
Project approval
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Greenhouse Gas
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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