FAQs for Parents and Families

Please note that all answers listed below are evolving. Information is subject to change based on county directives. Check back here as needed for the latest updates.


  • Where can I find a collection of information important to parents related to the fall 2020 semester?
  • Now that the decision has been made to deliver all undergraduate and graduate courses in a remote learning format for the fall 2020 semester, is there a plan for testing and tracing?
  • If the circumstances around COVID-19 change, is USD prepared to return to in-person or hybrid learning?
  • What steps have been made to make remote instruction as seamless as possible?
  • Why is USD charging the same tuition for the fall semester? Doesn’t it cost less to shift to virtual learning
  • What if a family’s circumstances have changed because of COVID-19 and a student can no longer afford to attend USD?
  • How does the decision to move to remote learning impact Torero athletics?