"Beauty will attract them; goodness will lead them; but the truth will hold them" - Mother Rosalie Clifton Hill, Co-Founder, USD

Virtually Connect with USD! Connecting with USD has never been easier. Check out our virtual options to get the inside look at USD, connect with your admission counselor, and chat with current USD students!
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campus building Take a Virtual Tour Explore USD's beautiful campus with this fully-customizable, 360-degree virtual campus tour. Hop from stop to stop at your own pace and on your own time.

#6 Most Beautiful Campus

- The Princeton Review (2020-21)

70.5° average temperature
180-acre campus

Attend an Upcoming Event

We host several on-campus and virtual events throughout the year. We hope you’ll be able to join us!

Maps and Directions

By air, land or sea, there is always a way to get to USD. See how.

15 mins to downtown San Diego
10 mins to Mission Beach
15 mins to San Diego Airport

Making a short stay of your trip?

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.  See our hotel partnerships.

Bartell Hotels, owned and operated by USD alumnus Richard Bartell, 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 as well as other major San Diego attractions, with many being situated on the water's edge.

See Accommodations