Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

Black Student Resource Commons

Student Life Pavilion 410

(619) 260-4173

bsrc@sandiego.edu

Black Student Resource Commons (BSRC) aims to foster excellence, engagement and diversity within the Black community at the University of San Diego. Created as a result of the advocacy and support of students, administrators and faculty, the BSRC is a space that seeks to support all aspects of Black students' collegiate experiences. We are a space that advocates and shines light on the Black student experience through purposeful programs and services that honor our diversity. We create programs, events, and services that are specifically focused on the needs of the Black community. Some of our services are: leadership development/opportunities, extra-curricular programming, campus engagement opportunities, and the space to explore and learn about Black culture. 

First-Generation College Students

The University of San Diego defines First-Generation students in the following way:

At the time you completed high school or high school equivalency, your custodial parent(s) or legal guardian(s) had not earned a bachelor's degree or higher.

This means you are the first to attend a 4-year college/university and obtain a bachelor's degree. Please know, we welcome anyone who self-identifies as a first-generation college student.

International Center

Serra Hall 201

(619) 260-4598

The University of San Diego's International Center serves as a gateway to all internationally-related activities both on and off-campus. The Center is comprised of two main offices:  and the  Each office works collaboratively across campus to provide support for study abroad programs as well as provide oversight for the immigration and documentation process for international students and scholars.

Newly Admitted Students -

Congratulations on your admission to USD! Please review the information on our website to learn about important dates, visa information, traveling tips and the USD international health insurance policy.

LGBTQ+

Student Life Pavilion 418

(619) 260-4517

lgbtq@sandiego.edu

As a Roman Catholic, liberal arts university, USD's Core Values include Community: LGBTQ+ at USD is a community of students, staff, administrators, faculty, and alumni who identify as and/or advocate for all persons regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or gender expression. We are committed to support, education, and scholarship for and about the LGBTQ+ and Allies community.

Military and Veterans Program

Hahn University Center 225

(619) 260-7483

military@sandiego.edu

The USD Military & Veterans Program provides student-focused services to all USD military-connected students, from their initial consideration of higher education (Access), through services when they are enrolled as students (Support) and in their transition to alumni status (Connect). USD MVP services enhance military and veteran students’ abilities to achieve their higher education and career goals, effectively, from a quality institution, while using their benefits as efficiently as possible.

United Front Multicultural Commons

Student Life Pavilion 418

(619) 260-2395

ufmc@sandiego.edu

The United Front Multicultural Commons (UFMC) extends a warm welcome to all students, faculty, staff and community members. We invite all to experience diverse cultures and traditions, explore identities, engage in dialogue, challenge barriers, build leadership skills and empower each other to create an intellectually vibrant, socially just and inclusive community. Stop by for a visit so you can meet our friendly staff and learn about our services, programs and events. All are welcome!

Phone: (619) 260-2396

In support of the Division of Student Affairs' Mission, the Women's Center invites women to find voice, develop skills for transformation and understand who they are called to be.

Vision Statement

  • The USD Women's Center empowers women to engage as leaders in a diverse and changing world.

  • We are a student-centered learning community that provides resources and engages women and men in educational dialogue around gender-related issues.

  • We advocate for a safe, supportive campus environment that creates equity among all voices.