As a Roman Catholic, liberal arts university, USD's Core Values include Community:
"The University is committed to creating a welcoming, inclusive and collaborative community accentuated by a spirit of freedom and charity, and marked by protection of the rights and dignity of the individual. The University values students, faculty and staff from different backgrounds and faith traditions and is committed to creating an atmosphere of trust, safety and respect in a community characterized by a rich diversity of people and ideas." (USD's Mission and Vision)
Our resources include education, support, and leadership opportunities.