Campus Protocols

December 2020 – January 2021

Academic Calendar

  • November 20 – Undergraduate finals end.
  • December 11 – Law School finals end.
  • December 18 – Graduate finals end.
  • January 11 – Law School spring semester commences.
  • January 15-20 - Multiple Business graduate programs.
  • January 25 – Undergraduate and Graduate spring semester commences. 

Building Hours

Buildings will maintain their regular COVID hours until graduate classes are complete in December.  The Shiley Center for Science and Technology (SCST), the School of Nursing and the Learning Commons will have restricted access to faculty and staff with ID card access between Friday, November 20th until Monday, January 25th.  

All buildings will be locked for the December holiday break from 6 p.m. Wednesday, December 23 until 6 a.m. on Monday, January 4.

Warren Hall resumes regular business hours on January 11 when the Law School spring semester begins.

Copley Library Hours

Building access is by reservation only. Video: How to Make a Reservation at Copley

Special Session 2020 (November 30 – December 18)

Regular Hours

 

 

Reference Hours

 

Monday-Thursday

9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

 

Monday-Thursday

Ask a Librarian

Friday

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Friday

Ask a Librarian

Saturday

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

 

Saturday

Ask a Librarian

Sunday

1 p.m. – 9 p.m.

 

Sunday

Ask a Librarian

 

 Thanksgiving Holiday Library Hours

Saturday, Nov. 21

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

 

Sunday, Nov. 22

1 p.m. – 9 p.m.

 

Monday - Wednesday, Nov. 23 – 25

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Thursday – Sunday, Nov. 26 – 29

CLOSED

 

 

Christmas/New Year Holiday Library Hours

Saturday – Sunday Dec. 19-20

CLOSED

 

Monday – Wednesday  Dec. 21 – 23

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

Thursday – Sunday Dec. 24 – Jan. 3 

CLOSED

 

 

Intersession 2021 (January 4 – 22)

Regular Hours                                                 Reference Hours

Monday – Friday

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Monday – Friday

Ask a Librarian

Saturday

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

 

Saturday

Ask a Librarian

Sunday

1 p.m. – 6 p.m.

 

Sunday

Ask a Librarian

 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day    

Monday, Jan. 18

CLOSED

 

Post Intersession Hours         

Saturday - Sunday Jan. 23 - 24

CLOSED

 

Pardee Legal Research Center Hours

Until Dec. 1: Building access is by reservation only and is restricted to USD Law and Paralegal students; curbside and remote services available to all members of the USD community.

  • Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday noon-4 p.m. 

Dec. 14-20:  Curbside and remote services available to all members of the USD community; no building access. 

  • Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday noon-4 p.m. 

Dec. 21-Jan. 3: LRC is closed for the winter holiday break.

Jan. 4 through the spring semester: Building access is by reservation only and is restricted to USD Law and Paralegal students; curbside and remote services available to all members of the USD community.

  • Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday noon-4 p.m. 

Housing

Resident housing will be available to special-circumstance students and scholar-athletes from fall finals through to the start of the spring semester on January 25, 2021. It is anticipated that the number of students will increase in January.

Auxiliary Services Operations: Winter 2020-21

Note: Spring hours begin 1/25/21

UC / SLP Buildings

11/30 - 12/18/20 (Special Session)

  • Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Friday-Sunday, 7 a.m. - 7p.m.

12/19 - 12/20/20

  • Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

12/21 - 12/23/20

  • Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

12/24/20 – 1/3/21 (Winter Holidays)

  • Closed

1/4 - 1/24/21  (Intersession)

  • Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday, 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Dining

Customer Safety

  • Door monitors (Auxiliary staff) will continue to be in place at the Student Life Pavilion dining locations. Monitors check for appropriate wearing of masks, wristbands, physical distancing and customer capacities. 

Tu Mercado* (Student Life Pavilion, level 2):

  • 11/30-12/20/20 (Special Session)
    • Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
    • Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • 12/21-12/23/20
    • Monday-Wednesday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • 12/24/20-1/3/21 (Winter Holidays)
    • Closed
  • 1/4 - 1/24/21  (Intersession – hours if Pavilion is open)**
    • Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

*Facility is closed each day between 2:45 and 3 p.m. for cleaning

Pavilion Dining (Student Life Pavilion, level 1):

  • 11/21/20- 1/3/21
    • Closed
  • 1/4-1/23/21 (if open for Athletes)**
    • Monday–Sunday 7:30 – 9 a.m., 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
  • 1/24/21
    • 7:30 – 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    • Dinner (1st meal plan ‘meal’) 5 – 9 p.m.

 **Note: If there are no athletes over Intersession, Pavilion would be closed and TM would be open M-S 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m..

Circa 49 (self-serve vending in the Learning Commons)

  • Open whenever the building is open

Retail

Torero Store

  • 11/29: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • 11/30-12/19/20: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • 12/20/20-1/3/21: Closed
  • 1/4-through 1/24/21: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Mail Center

  • 11/30-12/23/20: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • 12/24/20-1/3/21: Closed
  • 1/4-through 1/24/21: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

University Copy

  • 11/23/20-1/24/21: Front office closed
    • Orders may be placed online and picked up outside of the Mail/Copy building (Maher Annex). Pick up available: M-F between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m..

Campus Card

  • 11/30-12/23/20: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (office open)
    • Available by phone and email: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • 12/24/20-1/3/21: Closed
  • 1/4-1/24/21: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (office open)
    • Available by phone and email: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Temperature Screening Stations

From Nov. 23 to Jan. 20, only the front of the SLP and the West Colachis Mall Temperature Screening Stations will be open. Approved departmental Temperature Screening Stations will continue. The West Colachis Mall location will be reviewed following the completion of Graduate finals on Dec. 18 to determine its operating hours and necessity during the Christmas holiday break and in January.

Student Wellness

Campus Recreation / Sports Center - Outdoor activities only: Check website for availability 

  • 11/21-11/29: Closed
  • 11/30-12/18: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:30am-1:15p.m.
  • 12/19-1/3: Closed
  • 1/4-1/22: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:30am-1:15p.m.
  • 1/24 or 1/25: open for spring semester hours

Mental and Behavioral Health / SH 300 

  • Nov. 25: On-campus live telephone service 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 24/7 urgent telephone support
  • Nov. 26-29: 24/7 urgent telephone services
  • Nov. 30-Dec. 18: On-campus live telephone services 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F, and 24/7 urgent telephone support
  • Dec. 21-23: On-campus live telephone services 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and 24/7 urgent telephone support
  • Dec. 24-Jan. 3: 24/7 urgent telephone support
  • Beginning Jan. 4: On-campus live telephone services 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., and 24/7 urgent telephone support

Student Health Center 

  • Nov. 25: On-campus services 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., and 24/7 urgent telephone support
  • Nov. 26-29: 24/7 urgent telephone services
  • Nov. 30-Dec. 18: On-campus services 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F, and 24/7 urgent telephone support
  • Dec. 21-23: On-campus services 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and 24/7 urgent telephone support
  • Dec. 24-Jan. 8:  24/7 urgent telephone support 
  • Beginning Jan. 11:  On-campus services 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., and 24/7 urgent telephone support
  • The Contact Tracing Team will be available as needed except November 26 and 27, Dec. 24, 25 and 31, and January 1. The county’s contact tracing team will support during these dates.  

Health Promotion and Gender Identities: Virtual programs and services will be provided during December and January.

Public Safety

Public Safety will continue to operate 24/7 through December and January.

Tram Service

Tram service will end Nov. 20-Jan. 3. This includes the service to Old Town. Tram drivers will be redeployed to our campus screening stations and can be available for limited shuttle service on an as needed basis.  

Kiosk Operations

Kiosks are closed during the campus holiday period of Dec. 24-Jan. 3. Otherwise they remain open and staffed.

Campus Ambassadors

The Campus Ambassador program will not operate following undergraduate finals until the beginning of the spring semester.

Athletics

Men’s and women’s basketball are expected to be competing and hosting competitions without fans from the end of November through the end of February. More details on exact schedules are forthcoming.

The Immaculata

The Immaculata will continue with regular outdoor services while in Tier I restrictions. Please see website for up-to-date information.