New First-Year Students

Congratulations and welcome to the University of San Diego!


We are excited to have you join the Torero Countdown to OLÉ! Weekend. Please visit this website frequently for updates and information pertaining to new first-year students.

Information for New First-Year Students starting in Fall 2015

*First-year students entering USD for the first time in Spring 2016 should refer to the Spring Incoming Student page.

Information for Fall 2016 coming soon.

Torero Countdown Checklist

  • Please review this checklist for important steps.

Ready, Set, Go: Summer Online Orientation

  • Get Classes: Registration (May 5)
  • Get Down to Business: Paying your Bill, Getting Your Financial Aid & Avoiding Long Lines (July 7)
  • Get Ready: Parent Webinar on Supporting Your Student During the College Transition (July 21)
  • Get Excited: Countdown to Arrival (August 11)

Pre-OLÉ! Programs

  • Outdoor Adventures will be offering several unique Pre-OLÉ! opportunities. For more information about these programs, please visit the Outdoor Adventures webpage.
  • University Ministry will offer a Pre-OLÉ! opportunity at the Wildwood Camp and Conference Center in Ramona, California. For more information about this program, please to visit the University Ministry webpage. 

OLÉ! Weekend (August 29 - September 1, 2015)

  • OLÉ! (Orientation Launch Events) Weekend is the on-campus orientation experience beginning with move-in on Saturday, August 29th. We look forward to seeing you on campus this fall! 

Contact Information

Undergraduate Orientation Programs
Hahn University Center 114
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-5995