Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information for the USD community related to the coronavirus outbreak.

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting our world in unprecedented ways. As the situation evolves, the University of San Diego remains focused on addressing two imperatives: ensuring that we take prudent precautions to protect our community and communities beyond our campus, and continuing to deliver a values-based, liberal arts education that prepares our students to address society’s most urgent challenges. This website provides up-to-date information and news about the university's response to the pandemic.

Visit Torero Blueprint for updates to USD's Fall 2020 Campus Plan

Latest Updates


COVID-19 Dashboard - Information for members of our community to remain updated on the most accurate COVID-19 data related to our campus.


Limited Return to Campus - University of San Diego's updated plan for Fall 2020.


Remote Learning/Teaching - Please visit the ITS website for a comprehensive list of resources for transitioning to online instruction. These include webinars, strategy guides, consultations and more.


Special Resources - To help support the USD community during these challenging times, Auxiliary Services has developed a list of resources, including: airline and storage discount information, local lodging, campus dining hours of operation and more.


FAQs for Students - The latest answers to questions from students related to our COVID-19 response.


FAQs for Employees - The latest answers to questions from employees related to our COVID-19 response.


USD COVID-19 Action Team

Academic Continuity Provost Gail Baker
Vice Provost Tom Herrinton
Health and Well-Being Vice President Carmen Vazquez 
Assistant Vice President Melissa Halter
Operations and Services Vice President Ky Snyder
Vice President Carmen Vazquez
Communications Vice President Rick Virgin 
General Counsel and Advisor to the President Tom Skinner
Advisor Dean Jane Georges

The COVID-19 Action Team will oversee the ongoing work of the Critical Incident Reponse Team (CIRT) and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) teams, and will report to the President's Administrative Team and President Harris. Key subject matter experts will be consulted, and stakeholders and partners will be identified to join these groups.


If you have additional questions not addressed above, please email universitycommunications@sandiego.edu.