The larger on-campus center will offer students improved health and counseling services.
UC Berkeley has 30 confirmed and suspected outbreaks of the viral disease on its campus as of Tuesday, according to The Daily Californian.
President C. L. Max Nikias said the new health center will improve the university.
The new University Park Health Center will encompass more health departments.
Health officials say the influenza is unpredictable and students should remain wary.
Though seasonal flu vaccine shots ran out, a nasal spray vaccination was available.
Once built, the new health center will help accommodate the growing number of visitors.
Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Health will offer vaccines at the Health Center in November.