Corporate Partnerships

The University of San Diego offers customized partnership opportunities with organizations of all sizes who are seeking meaningful connection with our vast and diverse community. These partnerships are key in helping provide needed resources for student scholarships, capital projects, special events and other institutional priorities. We invite you to partner with the University of San Diego today.

USD by the Numbers

  • #3
    Most Beautiful College Campuses by The Princeton Review
  • 9%
    2019-2020 military affiliated student population
  • #12
    Best-Run Colleges by The Princeton Review
  • #24
    Top 50 Green Colleges by The Princeton Review
  • 39%
    Minority students, 8 percent international students
  • Top 100
    National Universities by U.S. News and World Report
  • 9,000
    Current students from 69 countries and 50 states
  • 70,000+
    Alumni living in 141 countries, 50 states, and 64% living in California

A Commitment to Strategic Partnerships

USD has a strong history of creating innovative and mutually beneficial partnerships with the corporate community. Whether you are interested in enhancing your brand, engaging top-talent students or more, we are committed to helping you meet your unique goals. We would enjoy speaking with you to explore partnership opportunities!

Coreen Petti
Associate Vice-President of University Events and Partnerships


Partner With USD

Coreen Petti

Corporate Partners

USD Corporate Partners provide essential support to the university through strategic, long-term and mutually beneficial partnership arrangements.


Richard Bartell, a School of Law alumnus, has opened the doors of his eight premier hotels to the USD community. The USD-Bartell Hotels partnership means the USD community receives a special rate when you book your stay with Bartell Hotels. A portion of the room cost comes back to USD to support student scholarships. 

Dana Irby
Director of Sales, Bartell Hotels
Bartell Hotels' USD Partnership Page

Coca Cola


Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling is a longtime partner and supporter of University of San Diego. Like USD, sustainability is a key component of our mission. Our Dasani water bottles are made from a combination of plants and recycled materials and we have a goal over the next 5 years to eliminate the equivalent of one billion virgin plastic bottles from our production. We are proud to support USD student's academic journeys to contribute to sustainability efforts and more. Go Toreros! 

Staci Plikaytis
Sr. Account Executive, Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling

US Bank


U.S. Bank is proud to be USD's on-campus, full service bank.  We value being a part of the USD community and believe our purpose and core values of, we do the right thing, we power potential, we stay a step ahead, we draw strength from diversity and we put people first, align with USD's vision and values which helps us work together and creates a great partnership! 

Danielle M. Hartman
Officer and On-Site Manager, USD Campus Branch, U.S. Bank


Corporate Sponsors

USD Corporate Sponsors provide financial and/or in-kind product or service support to the university through select event sponsorship while expanding their brand recognition to the USD community and beyond.

Media Partners

USD partners with a variety of media organizations that provide special rates and/or value-added opportunities for University-wide branding and communication efforts and special cause-related marketing initiatives.

Connect With Us

To learn more about partnership opportunities, visit the Partner With USD page and contact Corporate Partnerships Manager Derek Legg at (619) 260-4632 or We look forward to connecting with you!