I am a returning student, how do I sign up for 2013-2014 housing?
Currently housing sign-ups for returning students has closed. We do have an interest list created and are processing student requests as they are received. If you are interested in living on campus for the upcoming academic year and need special assistance please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 619.260.4777.
I am a new incoming student, how do I sign up for 2013-2014 housing?
Congratulations and welcome to USD! Our housing sign up process for new incoming students will begin in early May. Please refer to our website regularly in May for up to date information.
What do I do if I need a medical accommodation?
The Residential Life Department has built a strong collaboration with the Disability Services Office. As a matter of confidentiality we refer all students to the Disability Services Office. Please refer to their website for additional information on how to coordinate your accommodation.
What should I bring with me as an incoming resident?
We have made a quick list of things to consider bringing with you as you transition to the University of San Diego. The list we have created is a good place to start but we would also suggest you connect with your roommate if possible to see what items you can share. Click here to review the list of items you might need.
What do I do if I'm locked out of my room?
If you are locked out of your room, please stop by one of our desk areas where you will be required to complete an E-Form requesting access to your room. If you need assistance when the desks are closed please call Public Safety at (619) 260-7777. You will be let into your room (keyed-in) by staff or depending on the circumstances a temporary key may be issued for you to access to your room. You are allowed two free key-ins or temporary keys per semester. A $10 charge will be billed to your student account for each additional key or key-in. If a temporary card is not returned to the desk after the expiration date your student account will be billed $20. Lost IDs can be replaced for $15 at Campus Card Services.
I have a maintenance concern for my room or apartment, what do I do?
Please call in any requests to (619) 260-4250, or submit an e-request form available on the Residential
Life home page. Your Resident Assistant can also help.
I am experiencing problems with my computer and the internet. Who can help
Contact IT’S at the Help Desk, (619) 260-7900. Someone is available 24/7.
Who do I contact when anything in a laundry facility is in need of maintenance?
Please contact WASH at www.fixlaundry.com or (800) 421-0575 for assistance.
I want to live on campus during the intersession? How do I secure housing?
Residents living in Manchester Village, San Antonia de Padua, University Terrace, and the
Presidio Terrace Apartments can live on campus during intersession without taking any
additional steps because intersession housing is included in their contract. All Intersession Housing Applications must be submitted no less than two business days prior to your arrival to avoid a $65 late registration fee. You do not need to be taking courses or working on campus to be considered for on-campus housing during intersession. For more information about the application process and to sign up visit our intersession page.
I will be studying abroad for Fall 2013 and want to live on campus in Spring 2014. How do I sign up for spring housing?
If you studying abroad for Fall 2013 you will not participate in the Returning Student Sign Up Process. You will need to complete the Spring 2014 on-campus housing application which will be available on-line in early November 2013. At that time you will complete the application and submit your $250 non-refundable prepayment.
If you know a specific room that will have an open space in Spring 2014 that you would like to move into, email email@example.com with your request in November. While Residential Life does not guarantee building or occupancy type, we will do our best to accommodate your request if mutually agreed upon by the other residents in that room/apartment and submitted in a timely manner. If you do not request a specific room, you will be placed in an available room that best fits your preferences that you list on the application.
What meal plans are available and where may I dine with my meal plan? What are "Dining Dollars" and how do I use "Campus Cash" for meals?
All students are given a variety of 'Plus' Meal Plan options designed to fit individual eating habits and every busy academic schedule. Find answers to all your meal plan questions.
How do I request a USD Mailbox Address as a New Resident?
-Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
-Include: Full Name, Student ID #, what Community you live in (ie. Camino-Founders, Maher, Missions A, Missions B, etc.)
-Once they have received your email, they will send you a response with your new address, mailbox # and mailbox combination code.
Does USD offer short-term housing to non-USD affiliated individuals?
No, the university does not offer campus housing to non-University affiliated individuals at any time of the year.
When do I have to check out of my room at the end of spring semester?
All residents must vacate the Residence Halls by 12 noon on May 23, 2013 or 24 hours after their
last final, whichever comes first.
Can I submit a room change request form?
Room Change Request Information Page Please click on the link for more information on the room change process.