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Manchester Village Apartments

Manchester Village Apartments

Continuous occupancy (including Christmas Break, Intersession and Spring Break) is available at no additional expense in Manchester Village to residents that stay for the full academic year. The design of Manchester Village responds to student requests for apartments with single occupancy bedrooms. The apartments have either four single bedrooms or two double bedrooms with shared bathrooms, living and dining areas and full-size kitchens. Each bedroom is wired for phone and cable television. Manchester Village includes study rooms, a laundry room, a vending area and two levels of underground parking.

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Manchester Desk Information

The Manchester front desk is located in the lobby of building two. The front desk staff encodes room key cards, serves as an information hub, provides vacuums, toilet paper, and trashbags for residents. Also there are a variety of games, movies, and cleaning supplies if needed. You can reach the front desk by telephone at (619) 849-5555 or extension 5555 from an on campus landline.

Hours of Operation

Day Opening Closing
Monday 11:00 a.m. 12:00 a.m.
Tuesday 12:30 p.m. 12:00 a.m.
Wednesday 11:00 a.m. 12:00 a.m.
Thursday 12:00 p.m. 12:00 a.m.
Friday 11:00 a.m. 2:00 a.m.
Saturday 11:00 a.m. 2:00 a.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. 12:00 a.m.

Manchester Group Study Lounge/ Lounges

There are study lounges on each floor and a variety of lounges on the first floor, including a group study room and a multi-purpose room with a large screen TV.

Manchester Fitness Room

There is a fitness room located on the first floor of Manchester with cardio equipment, strength training and more. Hours are posted on the door, and only Manchester residents are allowed entry with their Torero ID.

Laundry Facilities

The Laundry Facilities are on the first floor. The cost for a load of laundry in the washer is $1.25 and dryers are $.50. You need to purchase a laundry card for $2.00, but you can replenish the card through the card dispenser as needed. The card dispenser accepts debit and credit cards. 

Manchester Village Community Director: Tierney Trujillo

Tierney Trujillo is the Community Director for Manchester Village. She is happy to be a part of this amazing area and enjoys meeting and getting to know upperclass and graduate/law students. Tierney grew up in Sacramento, California and came down to Southern California for college (and the weather). She is an alumni of USD, receiving her BA in Political Science and Master's degree in Higher Education Leadership. She took advantage of all of the great opportunities to get involved at USD and is passionate about supporting others to find their USD home. As a Community Director, Tierney is responsible for overseeing Manchester Village Building 1 and 2, ensuring the safety of its residents, and fostering an inclusive and welcoming community. Please feel free to contact her with any questions regarding Residential Life!

Tierney's office is located behind Manchester Village Desk. Her office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00AM to 5:00PM, or by appointment. Like many other staff across campus, Tierney has other commitments during the day and may not be in her office. Please email her at or call her at 619-84-5001 to set up an appointment.

Resident Minister: Amy Blythe

Amy Blythe is a Resident Minister in Manchester 224. She graduated from Allegheny College in her home state of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor's Degree in Early American History. She has spent time in service with Catholic Volunteer Network in Washington, D.C., and is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Pastoral Theology from Loyola University in Chicago.

This year, Amy's goals are to become a stronger, more faithful follower of Christ as she encourages others to do the same...and to learn to surf! She loves cooking, reading, playing games, and making friends so don't hesitate to say hello in person or by email at