Start your USD career early by participating in an optional Pre-OLÉ! program. These programs help ease the transition to college life by giving small groups of new students the chance to connect with amazing student leaders, meet new friends, and have a better understanding of life at USD. Registration includes early move-in to your residence hall prior to OLÉ! Weekend.
Outdoor Adventures Pre-O
Outdoor Adventures (OA) is for everyone, whether you've climbed Mount Whitney (highest point in California) or have never slept outside in your life. Join us and experience California, explore some amazing outdoor spots and get a jump-start on your USD career while gaining awareness for sustainability and the environment.
2016 OA Pre-O Adventures:
Channel Islands Adventure: July 31-August 6 (open to students in the Honors Program) & August 20-25
Laguna Mountain Base Camp: August 23-25
Yosemite Backpack: August 20-25
Yosemite Service and Exploration: August 20-25
For details on each program, registration and cost information, please visit Outdoor Adventures!
University Ministry Pre-O
All are welcome to join in the fun that is the UM Pre-O Retreat. Whether you've never been on a retreat before, or have led multiple retreats during high school, we would love to have you join us for this unique experience to jump-start your USD career. An impressive group of student leaders will share their wisdom on how to get the most out of USD, inspire you to become your best and most authentic self, and lead you through a number of fun and hilarious activities in the the beautiful Palomar Mountains.
Believe, Belong, Become: August 23-25
For more information on this program, registration and cost information, please visit University Ministry!