The Missions A complex offers suite-style living, providing campus housing for over 250 residents, and is coed by floor. There are twelve, three-story buildings with each floor housing eight residents in single or double rooms. The suites are fully carpeted and have a furnished living room area. There are two bathrooms with showers, toilets and sinks in each suite. These bathrooms must be cleaned by the residents. Each resident has an extra-long (80") twin bed, chest of drawers, and desk with chair. Each room has wireless internet, and cable television access. These units are located along the edge of Tecolote Canyon and some have views of Mission Bay. A Community Director and nine Resident Assistants reside in Missions A. The University Alcohol Policy designates Missions A as a no alcohol living area regardless of age or class status.
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.
Missions Housing Desk Services
The Mission Crossroads Desk is the center of activity for the Mission Housing area. The front desk staff encodes room key cards, takes messages, gives information, provides vacuums and other sundries for residents. If you need to mail any items, outgoing mail is picked up twice a day Monday through Friday. You can also check out foosball items to use in the San Antonio de Padua Apartments (SAPs) Lounge. You can reach the Crossroads Front Desk at extension 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.|
Special Holiday hours may apply and will be posted on the front door.
Mission Housing Laundry Facilities
The Laundry Facilities include15 washing machines and 16 dryers. 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.
Mission Housing RA Office
The Resident Assistant Office, in Crossroads, is where you can find Resident Assistants working on programming efforts and performing their on-duty hours. The RA office is located at the Mission Crossroads Desk. You may contact the RAs at X4625.
Mission Housing Community Directors Offices
Sarah Molitoris is the Community Director for Missions A. This is her first year at USD and she is thrilled to be a part to of the USD community and in Missions A. She is originally from Michigan and grew up just north of Ann Arbor. Sarah attended Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan for her undergraduate studies and Northern Arizona University for her graduate studies. For the last two years she has been working as a Resident Director for Living Learning Communities at Oberlin College outside Cleveland, Ohio. Sarah loves being outside: hiking, biking, kayaking and camping for fun. She is loving San Diego’s perfect weather and that it affords her opportunities to be outside every day. She enjoys being able to serve as a resource for students. Please come visit if you have any questions, concerns, ideas, problems, just want to say hello or find out how you can get involved in the Missions A community and on campus. Her office is downstairs in Missions Crossroads 125.
Sarah’s office hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, or by appointment. Like many other staff across campus, Sarah has other commitments during the day and may not be in her office. Please email him firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at extension: 4647 to set up an appointment.