The Missions B Community is a designated freshmen area. The Missions B is co-ed by floor and consists of four, three-story buildings designed in a Spanish style with arches, white stucco walls and red tiled rooftops. A Community Director (CD), 12 Resident Assistants (RAs), and a Resident Minister (RM) reside in this complex, with over 350 residents. Each floor houses approximately 30 residents in fully carpeted single or double rooms and provides two furnished lounge areas. University-provided televisions are located in one of the two lounges on every floor. Each resident has a bunkable extra-long bed [80 in.], closet, chest of drawers, desk and chair. In addition, each room has wireless internet and cable television access. There are two bathroom areas on each floor with toilets, sinks and showers. The third floor rooms have window seats and the four buildings surround a grassy quadrangle. The University Alcohol Policy designates Missions B as a no alcohol living area regardless of age or class status.
Vallley RA Office
The RA Office, located at the front desk of Mission Crossroads, is where you can find Resident Assistants working on programming efforts and performing their on-duty hours. Feel free to stop by and talk with any RA to discuss any concerns and ideas you may have for any of the Valley residence halls. The Valley RA duty hours are daily from 7:00PM - 12:00AM Sunday-Thursday, and 8:00PM – 2:00AM on Friday and Saturday. You may contact the RAs at 619-260-4625.
Mission Crossroads Desk Services
The Mission Crossroads Desk is the center of activity for the Valley area. The front desk staff encodes room key cards, takes messages, gives information, provides vacuums and other sundries such as toilet tissue and trash bags for residents. If you need to mail any items, outgoing mail is picked up twice a day Monday through Friday. You can reach the Crossroads Front Desk at 619-260-4625
Hours of Operation
|Monday||9:00 a.m.||12:00 a.m.|
|Tuesday||9:00 a.m.||12:00 a.m.|
|Wednesday||9:00 a.m.||12:00 a.m.|
|Thursday||9:00 a.m.||12:00 a.m.|
|Friday||9:00 a.m.||2:00 a.m.|
|Saturday||10:00 a.m.||2:00 a.m.|
|Sunday||10:00 a.m.||12:00 a.m.|
Valley Laundry Facilities
The Laundry Facilities includes 15 washing machines and 16 dryers thats are located on the first floor of Mission Crossroads. 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 and you can replenish your money on the card in $5, $10, and $20 increments. The laundry card machine does not take $1.00 bills. You can purchase a laundry card using cash, debit card, or credit card. You can purchase a laundry card and/or reload money on your laundry card at the Add Value station, located on the wall right outside the Mission Crossroads Desk.
Missions Cafe and Fitness Center
This state-of-the-art 8,515 square foot, wellness-focused facility is located in the heart of Missions Housing. Designed to strengthen the minds, bodies and spirits of students, the fitness center features a yoga/pilates exercise room, cardio equipment, strength training and more. The Missions Cafe is a full-service coffee/juice bar and sandwich shop featuring an assortment of healthy food choice and late night snack options including fresh organic foods such as sandwiches, salads, plus frozen yogurt.
Community Director: Amanda Puetz
Amanda Puetz is the Community Director for Missions B. She moved to San Diego from New York City, but is originally from the San Diego area and is thrilled to be at USD. Amanda received her M.A. in Higher Education & Student Affairs from NYU and her B.A. in Liberal Studies from the University of California, Riverside. Prior to working at USD, Amanda worked Fordham University in Student Leadership & Community Development and UC Riverside in International Education. In her free time, Amanda loves to cook, spend time with family and friends, and explore San Diego.
Amanda’s Office hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm, or by appointment. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can call her at 619.574.8886 to set up an appointment.
Missions B Resident Minister: Julia Campagna
Julia Campagna is a Resident Minister in Missions B (San Miguel 117). She graduated from the University of San Diego in 2009, and recently completed her Masters in Divinity at Boston College in May 2015. She is happy to be back in sunny San Diego.
Julia is a University Minister, and is available in her office, Maher 257, or in her apartment in Missions B. She is delighted to be a part of the Valley community, and to be working with the RAs and Residential Life staff. She is eager to get to know incoming students, foster community, and meet with students. She is also excited about working with the weekly faith sharing group for the Valley.
You can drop by Julia’s office or apartment, or reach her via email at email@example.com to say hello or to schedule a meeting. She would love to meet you!