Commuter First-Year Orientation

Commuter students will have an orientation experience which parallels that of residential students

First-Year Commuter Student Newsletter

Check out the Commuter Student Life summer newsletter for more information about OLÉ! Weekend, important dates, parking information, and resources for Commuter Students!

First-Year Commuter Student OLÉ! Weekend Schedule

Below is the schedule for OLÉ! Weekend 2018. Please note that as planning continues throughout July and August, small adjustments may be made, particularly when it comes to timing. Commuter Students will also attend other OLÉ! Weekend sessions which are not listed below. For the full schedule, please visit the Orientation website.

Friday, August 31, 2018

4:00pm - 4:30pm Commuter Student Check-In Commuter Commons (University Center 119)
5:00pm-6:00pm New Student and Family Welcome Jenny Craig Pavilion (JCP)
6:15pm-7:15pm Welcome Dinner with Commuter Assistants (CAs) Commuter Commons (University Center 119)
7:30pm-8:30pm First Meeting with Scholastic Assistant (SA) Various Classrooms
8:30pm-10:30pm Living Learning Community (LLC) Socials Residence Halls

Saturday, September 1, 2018

8:45am - 1:00pm Parent Sessions Various Locations
9:00am-10:15am LLC Breakfast (Meet with Resident Assistants, Commuter Assistants & Scholastic Assistants) Camino Founders Courtyard
10:30am-11:45am Commuter Community Meeting University Center (UC) 128
12:00pm-1:15pm Commuter Be Well @ USD University Center (UC) 128
1:15pm - 2:15pm Commuter Lunch with CAs Student Life Pavilion
2:15pm - 3:15pm The Commuter Experience at USD University Center (UC) 128
3:30-4:00pm Commuter Assistant Small-Group Meetings Various Locations
4:30pm-7:00pm Athletics Tailgate Dinner Fowler Park
7:00pm-9:00pm Volleyball Vs Baylor Jenny Craig Pavilion (JCP)

Sunday, September 2, 2018

9:15am-10:30am Family Donut Social Hosted by Student Leaders Various Locations
11:00am-12:30pm Mass of Welcome Jenny Craig Pavilion (JCP)
12:30pm-4:00pm Open Campus Activity Time Various Locations
4:15pm-5:15pm Meeting with Scholastic Assistant Various Classrooms
5:30pm-8:00pm Discover San Diego Dinner Series Off-Campus
8:00pm-10:00pm Dessert and DJ UC Forums ABC

Monday, September 3, 2018

8:00am-9:00am Breakfast with Commuter Assistants Commuter Commons (University Center 119)
9:15am-10:30am Changemaking Starts Here: My Story Jenny Craig Pavilion (JCP)
10:45am-12:15pm Commuter Belonging at USD JCP Warren Hospitality Suite
12:15pm-1:15pm Lunch SLP
1:30pm-3:15pm Dive into Changemaking Various Locations
3:15pm-5:00pm LGBTQ+ and Allies Social UC Parking Lot
3:15pm-6:00pm Open Campus Activity Time - Commuter Commons Open Various Locations
6:15pm-7:15pm Dinner with Scholastic Assistant Manchester Field
7:30pm-10:00pm Taste of TPB Torero Way

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

8:30am-9:30am Breakfast Student Life Pavilion
9:30am-10:15am LLC Team Kick-Off Various Locations
10:30am-11:45am
LLC Course Introductions Various Classrooms
1:1 Schedule Check-In's with LLC Faculty Advisor Various Classrooms
11:45am-2:00pm Prep Time for Classes Starting, Lunch Student Life Pavilion
2:15pm-2:30pm Meet with SA (Walk to JCP) Outside Residence Halls
3:00pm-4:00pm Convocation Jenny Craig Pavilion (JCP)
4:15pm-6:30pm Campus-Wide BBQ Paseo de Colachis