New First-Year Students

Congratulations and welcome to the University of San Diego!

We are excited to have you join the Torero Countdown to OLÉ! Weekend. Please visit this website frequently for updates and information pertaining to new first-year students.

Information for First-Year Students starting in Fall 2020

Torero Countdown Checklist

  • Please review this checklist for important steps. The Torero Countdown Handbook is housed here as well.

Summer Online Webcasts

  • Two webcasts will be offered this year! Please click this link for more information, including times, how to access, and sessions offered.

Dietary Restriction Form

  • If you have a dietary restriction, please let us know so that we may accommodate you! It is very important that we receive this information so that we can ensure you are fed and well during OLÉ! Weekend. 

Commuter Students

  • There are many commuter students within our first-year cohort! Commuters participate in OLÉ! Weekend, and have some sessions designed specifically for them. Click the link above to be connected with commuter programs, spaces, and tips and tricks.

Pre-OLÉ! Programs

  • Outdoor Adventures will be offering several unique Pre-OLÉ! opportunities. For more information about these programs, please visit the Outdoor Adventures web page.
  • University Ministry will offer a Pre-OLÉ! opportunity as well. For more information about this program, please visit the University Ministry web page. 

OLÉ! Weekend 

  • OLÉ! Weekend is the on-campus orientation experience for first-year students. This year, orientation will run from August 29, 2020, to September 1, 2020. We look forward to seeing you and your supporters on campus this fall! Please note transfer students have a separate orientation program and should review the information on the Transfer Fall Orientation page. 

International Students

  • New incoming international students have a few extra steps in their Torero Countdown. Please note that you will attend two orientations - one for international students specifically, and then OLE! Weekend. Please visit the International Center's webpage to see FAQ's and receive contact information.