UC Merced Undergraduate Research Journal
The Importance of (Accessible/Private) Office Space
- Author(s): Barajas, Erick
- Houston, Uriel
- Marr, Taylor
- Niño, Arly
- Patiño, Sara
- Cabrera, Ahtziri
- Toro, Manuel
- et al.
The University of California Merced is planning on relocating some instructors off campus to the Starbucks/Promenade Center to hold office hours. In doing so, UC Merced is hoping to solve issues it currently has regarding space. However, students of the UC believe that moving office hours off campus would create multiple inconveniences including but not limited to transportation, privacy, and safety issues. To add on, it is very likely that the spaces being utilized by the lecturers will have The purpose of this research is to find whether or not moving office hours off campus will benefit students.
The paper will go into depth on how moving the office space will affect the students academics. It will discuss how transportation, safety and privacy will affect students academically.