Torero Countdown Checklist

Please follow the Torero Countdown Checklist for all the steps you need to complete as you prepare for fall.

Once you have confirmed your enrollment and submitted your deposit through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, you are officially a Torero! You need to complete several required steps and important tasks prior to attending OLÉ! Weekend and the first day of classes.

For assistance in completing the Torero Countdown Checklist refer to your Torero Countdown Handbook. Your personal new student checklist and progress, for certain items, can be tracked on your MySanDiego Portal.

May

  • Claim your USDOne account. Step-by-step directions are available to assist you in claiming your USDOne account. You are encouraged to wait 24 hours before completing the next items on the checklist to ensure your account is active in all USD systems. Be sure to check your USD email regularly for important updates and information. Contact ITS Help Desk if you need assistance or are having any trouble claiming your USDOne account.
  • Attend the Torero Countdown webcasts:
    • May 8th @ 6:00 p.m. PT: "Get Classes"
  • Take your math and language placement exams, review the companion guide, and decide on your LLC course (May 9-15). Visit www.sandiego.edu/cas/learning-communities/llc/ for information.
  • Complete your First-Year Advising Questionnaire, available May 15. Must be completed by May 22nd.
  • Complete the housing application available May 16 (must be completed by May 22). *Your First-Year Advising Questionnaire must be completed first.

June

  • Celebrate graduation! Display your Torero gear at graduation parties and on social media. Use #Torero2022
  • If applicable, submit your Summer Bridge Application by June 8
  • Send official high school transcript showing graduation date, AP and IB scores, and transcripts of any college work you’ve completed to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. USD's school code is 4849.
  • Check your MySanDiego portal for any outstanding financial aid requirements.
  • Check the date of your local Summer Send-Off social and go online to RSVP.
  • Purchase your meal plan by July 1 (or the lowest required plan will be assigned to your account!)
  • Complete required immunizations and submit verification forms to the USD Health Center by July 2

July

  • Visit the Health Insurance website for information about health insurance requirements for all USD students. Actively enroll in or waive the USD Health Insurance Plan by September 14.
  • Complete the required immunization forms and submit to the USD Health Center. 
  • View the Torero Countdown webcast: July 10 – “Get Down to Business: Paying Your Bill, Getting Your Aid and Avoiding Long Lines”
  • Remind your family members to register for Parent and Family Orientation at OLE! Weekend. Registration opens July 11.
  • Receive your class schedule, and prepare to consult with a summer advisor over the phone (between July 15-August 15)
  • Complete FERPA – authorized user process on the portal.
  • Visit sandiego.edu/health-wellness/new-student-education for instructions on completing the required pre-arrival online prevention based educational course due in August.
  • Have you attended a Summer Send-Off social yet? Make sure to check the schedule and RSVP online
  • Join in a Google Hangout chat with your student leaders!
  • If you have any dietary restrictions please submit the dietary restrictions form for OLÉ! Weekend by July 31st. 

August