Other Perks and Benefits

USD Torero Store

USD employees enjoy a 10% discount on purchases except: textbooks, technology items, diploma frames, consignment CDs/DVDs, class rings and magazines.

Additional Information on the USD Torero Store

Breastfeeding Facilities on Campus

The University of San Diego supports breastfeeding mothers by providing a private, comfortable room for nursing.  It is open to all students, staff, and faculty free of charge.  The room comes equipped with a glider, changing table, sink and cleaning supplies.  Hours are Monday through Thursday from 7 am to 11 pm, Friday from 7 am to 10 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 10 pm, and Sunday from 9 am to 11 pm. To learn more about support and resources for mothers on campus, please visit www.sandiego.edu/womens-commons. You may view other breastfeeding facilities by viewing USD Breastfeeding Facilities.

Cell Phone Services


If you are in the market for a new cell phone provider or would like to upgrade your current AT&T cell phone, you may visit https://www.att.com/offers/discount-program.html. Once on the AT&T site, click on “Check Eligibility” and enter your USD Email Address. 

Employees may receive: 

  • 15% off their service contract
  • 20% discount on wireless accessories
  • $25 off your online order
  • Online rebates for up to $150 off phones 


Get the best value with The Dell Employee Purchase Program (EPP). Dell EPP is an exclusive discount program that gives you a 7% discount by visiting dell online. 

Dining Services

Dining Services is a not-for-profit auxiliary set up to serve the students, faculty, and staff of the University of San Diego.  Click here to find out more about dining on campus at USD 


Road Runner Sports

The University of San Diego is in partnership with San Diego-based retailer, Road Runner Sports. USD employees and their families are eligible to receive a 10% discount on all footwear and apparel. If you elect to become a VIP member, you will receive an additional 10% off of your purchases. Also, Road Runner Sports will donate back to USD, 10% of every order placed in support of university events and its students.
To take advantage of this special offer and provide support to USD, please visit a Road Runner Sports retail location or www.roadrunnersports.com, and use the corresponding offer codes:


24 Hour Fitness

USD has negotiated reduced rates for all Students, Faculty and Staff to join 24Hour Fitness. Please present your USD ID card along with the Corporate ID number at your local club to access these reduced rates. 

Corporate ID: 96758CORP 

Table of pricing options.

All Club Sport

All Club Super Sport

All Club Ultra Sport

Employee (Annual Contract)

$0 Initiation Fee

$0 Initiation Fee

$0 Initiation Fee

$30.99 Dues/month

$40.99 Dues/Month

$56.99 Dues/Month

Employee (Month to Month)

$29.99 Initiation Fee

$29.99 Initiation Fee

$29.99 Initiation Fee

$35.99 Dues/month

$45.99 Dues/Month

$60.99 Dues/Month

Each Add-on  (Month to Month)

$0 Initiation Fee

$0 Initiation Fee

$0 Initiation Fee

$30.99 Dues/month

$40.99 Dues/Month

$56.99 Dues/Month

Please note that each employee will be required to sign a membership agreement upon enrollment and are bound by the terms of that agreement.

24 Hour Fitness’s membership agreement provides for an annual fee of $49.99 for all of its members in addition to the monthly dues.  The annual fee due date is in accordance with the membership enrollment date; as long as the membership in effect.

24 Hour Fitness’s membership agreement provides for an annual five percent (5%) increase in monthly dues and annual fees for all of its members.

The annual fee increase will occur only once in a calendar year specified above will not change during the term of this agreement.

FREE 3-Day Pass

Free Use of On-Campus Fitness and Recreation Facilities

University Employee Recreation and Fitness Opportunities
USD Employees may access on-campus recreation and fitness facilities for free during posted hours of operation. Simply show your Torero ID card on the way in. Facilities include the Sports Center (pool, tennis courts and indoor basketball courts), the JCP McNamara Fitness Center and the Bosley Fitness Center. 
Expert instructors provide a wide range of fitness classes in convenient campus locations. Semester membership includes access to weekly classes. Free and/or discounted employee memberships available. Visit the USD FIT Employee GroupEx website (or search "USD FIT Employee GroupEx") for more information, including the class schedule and registration instructions. 
Family/Friend Facility Passes
Fulltime benefit-based employees may also receive up to four free annual family/friend Facility Use Passes. The Facilities Use Pass grants the pass-holder access to the Sports Center and the McNamara Fitness Center during posted operating hours. Passes are not valid at the Bosley Fitness Center. To request a family/friend annual pass, please email campusrecreation@sandiego.edu. 
For more information on recreation and fitness facilities and programs at USD, please visit

Free Tickets to USD Sporting Events (Home games, non-NCAA)

Faculty & Staff members receive free admission to all USD Athletic Events. A valid USD ID is required from all Faculty and Staff members in order to pick-up their ticket(s). Faculty and Staff are eligible for up to four tickets per sporting event. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Home & Auto Insurance Providers

California Casualty A+ Auto & Home Insurance Plus:

USD Employees receive discounts through California Casualty A+ Auto and Home Insurance Plus.  Some of the savings include:

  • Low rates with your university employee discount
  • Multi-policy discounts for auto and home coverage
  • Auto discounts for family members who are good students or mature drivers – plus many other auto discounts
  • New home and nonsmoker discounts
  • Theft of personal property from your vehicle covered up to $250
  • Optional personal property replacement cost endorsement applies to your personal property – not just a home, but anywhere in the world. 

For your free, no-obligation quote call 1-877-999-8927 press #2 or call Inez Morales at 1-619-807-4479 or e-mail imorales@calcas.com.


Bartell Hotels

“San Diego’s Premier Hotels” and the University of San Diego are officially strategic partners. The USD-Bartell Hotels partnership means you receive a special rate when you book your stay at one of the conveniently located Bartell Hotels in San Diego. All seven Bartell Hotels gladly extend a preferred discount rate* to all students, parents, alumni, family, friends, and employees associated with USD. A portion of the room cost comes back to USD to support student scholarships, promote university events and marketing efforts, and create community awareness about the partnership. In addition, all USD guests will be treated to daily continental breakfast and a welcome beverage. By offering this warm welcome to visiting university guests, Bartell Hotels enables even more students to earn scholarships.

Family owned and operated by alumnus Richard Bartell, Bartell Hotels has provided first-rate hotel accommodations with uncompromising service for over 40 years and are conveniently located close to the USD campus and all major attractions. All properties offer meeting and banquet facilities, courtesy airport transportation and free parking. Whether you desire a waterfront location, the beauty of La Jolla or the convenience of Hotel Circle, Bartell Hotels provides an unforgettable location to fit your needs and exceed your expectations. Guests will enjoy wonderful restaurants and in-room amenities that include wireless Internet access, refrigerators, hairdryers, coffee makers and irons.

To take advantage of these special rates call 1800-345-7795 and ask for the special USD rate or visit www.bartellhotels.com/usdpartnership to book your stay at any of the Bartell Hotels. Be sure to tell your hotel reservationist that you're affiliated with the University of San Diego. For large groups, events, or further information, please contact Dana Irby, CMP, Director of Sales at 619-224-1556 or e-mail dirby@bartellhotels.com.


Faculty and Staff of USD may access library services of USD, SDSU, CSUSM, and UCSD.  USD employees have both the Copley Library and the Pardee Legal Research Center available on campus.

Mail Center

The Mail Center offers services to students, faculty, and staff of USD.  You may purchase postage stamps, mail packages via USPS or UPS.

Manchester Child Development Center (ages 2 1/2 and up)

The Manchester Child Development Center provides a discount for services to Faculty and Staff of USD.

Outdoor Adventures

As a USD Faculty or Staff, you can take advantage of discounted rentals, trips, and workshops.
Our prices are often 30-70% less than public prices for the same items.  Take advantage of this amazing opportunity!  Visit www.sandiego.edu/outdoor-adventures for more information. 

Professional and Continuing Education

USD employees are entitled to a 50% discount on courses offered through Professional and Continuing Education. Enrollment is open for individual courses, or you may take the required units to receive a Professional Award or a Certificate of Completion. Choose from some of USD's most popular professional and continuing education programs:

  • Event Management

  • Management and Leadership

  • Marketing (traditional and digital)

  • Nonprofit Management

  • Project Management

  • Real Estate

  • Test Preparation (GRE, GMAT, LSAT, ACT, SAT, CP)

    • The employee discount is also available to spouses and dependents of employees for Test Prep Programs.
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

Please note the following:

  • The employee discount only applies to courses that are operated and funded by PCE. Courses offered through third-party providers are not eligible for discounted enrollment. 
  • The employee discount extends to USD employee spouses and dependents for Test Preparation courses only.  
  • If a PCE course is unable to run and cover all associated costs, the course may be postponed.

Search and register for open courses and certificate programs online at pce.sandiego.edu.

Summer Camps

USD employees enjoy a 10% discount on USD Summer Camps.

University Cashier Office

Employees of USD may cash checks of up to $100 per day.  The Cashier’s office is located in the Hughes Administration Center, Room 207.

University Center Ticket Office

The UC Ticket Office offers Students, Faculty and Staff discounted tickets for amusement parks, movies, public transportation, and University-sponsored concerts and events. Amusement park discounts include Legoland, Magic Mountain, San Diego Wild Animal Park, San Diego Zoo, Sea World and Mission Bay Aquatic Center. For more information visit: www.sandiego.edu/ticket, or call (619) 260-2727.

U.S. Bank

U.S. Bank offers a host of money-saving benefits to campus customers and offers financial management training.  It is located on the ground floor of the Hahn University Center in suite 125A.  U.S. Bank has three ATM machines on campus, located outside on the west side of the Hahn University Center, Jenny Craig Pavilion, and La Paloma, Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice. For more information, call (619) 785-5972 or visit the branch Monday, Tuesday and Thursday between 9 am and 5 pm, Wednesday from 9 am to 6 pm, and Fridays from 9 am to 4 pm.

USD Tram Services

Tram service is available to Students, Faculty, and Staff.  The tram provides transportation throughout the campus and stops at various locations. The tram also travels to the Old Town Transit Center (except in the summer).

Map of Tram Locations


Get 24/7 access to zipcars parked right on campus!  USD employees can join zipcar for only $35/year.  Visit https://www.zipcar.com/universities/university-of-san-diego to reserve your zipcar today. 

You only need to be 18+ to join.  Members aged 18-20 can use a dedicated group of zipcars that live on campus.  Members age 21+ also have access to thousands of zipcars all around the world.
USD employees receive discounted rates such as:

  • $8/hour rental fee which includes gas
  • 180 free miles per day
  • Insurance is included in the rate
  • No application fee