Undergraduate Orientation Programs

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Welcome to the University of San Diego! USD offers unique orientation experiences for all new students - it all begins when a student deposits and continues through the first day of classes.

For more information on USD's unique orientation experiences click one of the links below:

  • Click here if you are a new incoming Fall Freshman
  • Click here is you are a new incoming Fall Transfer 
  • Click here if you are a parent or supporter 
  • Click here if you are a new incoming student for Spring semester 

Important Dates - Transfers

  • By August 23: Confirm your attendance to Transfer Fall Orientation
    • Check your @sandiego.edu email for your registration link!
  • August 31 - September 3: Transfer Fall Orientation
  • August 31: Resident student move-in
  • September 1: Commuter student check-in
    • Check-in between 9-10am @ MRH Bishop Buddy Sala
  • September 4: Classes begin

Important Dates - Freshmen

  • August 6: Get Excited: Countdown to Arrival webcast
  • By August 18: Complete Part I of the online MyStudentBody "Essentials Course"
    • Did you miss the webcast? Log into your MySanDiego Portal to view the video!
  • August 31-September 3: OLÉ! Weekend
  • August 31: Resident student move-in