Come and See

Join us for Come and See on Sunday, March 29, 2020. This event will showcase USD's Catholic identity and tradition, providing opportunities for you to learn more about the many ways you'll be able to explore spirituality and grow in your faith as a Torero. Featured activities include: 

  • Campus Tour
  • Welcome and Invocation
  • Student and Parent Panels
  • Dinner with University Ministry Staff and Students
  • Mass in Founders Chapel

Check-in will begin at 2:30 p.m. after optional campus tour in the Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Rotunda. The event programming will conclude at 5:30 p.m. to allow you to join our community at our weekly Mass in Founders Chapel, which is held on Sundays from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.


You may register for Come and See via the MySanDiego portal. After logging in to the portal, visit the Admissions-Admitted tab and look for the "Admitted Student Events" section. When registering, please note that you must use the email address you have on file with USD in order for your registration to be successful. (This will be the email address we have been using to contact you.) If you encounter problems when attempting to register, please: (1) make sure your pop-up blocker is disabled, (2) try another web browser and (3) clear your web browser cache. If you still cannot register, please give us a call so that we can assist.

If you have not yet retrieved your MySanDiego username and password, please use the "Forgot Username/Password" link on the MySanDiego login screen, under "USD Applicants."

Planning your Trip

When arranging hotel accommodations, we recommend that you consider booking with Bartell Hotels. Owned and operated by an USD alumnus, Bartell Hotels offers discounted room rates to friends and visitors of USD and donates 10% of all total room costs back to the University in support of student scholarships. All eight Bartell Hotels are conveniently located near campus. To learn more about the special rates available to you during your stay, please visit or call call 800-345-9995. 

Hotel Partnerships: Are you or your family looking for a place to stay when you visit campus? USD has partnered with some of the best hotels in San Diego to offer you great discounts.

Parking and Check-In

To prepare for your trip to campus, please review our driving directions and campus map. Make sure to enter campus via the West Entrance. Check-in will take place inside the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, which is just a short drive up the hill from this entrance. Parking permits are not required on Sundays, so you are welcome to park in any space near the Kroc Institute, with the exception of spaces designated for residential parking and those reserved 24/7. Should space allow, we recommend that you park in the lot underneath the Kroc Institute or in the Olin Lot across the street.