Manchester Village Apartments

Manchester Village Apartments

Traditionally available for upper division students, Manchester will offer single room housing for a mix of students, including upper division and first year students in Illuminate

For the 2020-21 academic year, Manchester has been adjusted to off single room housing in 4 bedroom (2 bathroom) or 2 bedroom (2 bathroom) apartment. Apartments include living and dining areas and full-size kitchens with full refridgerator/freezers, microwave, and oven/stove. Each bedroom is wired for basic cable television, and also includes wireless interest. Manchester Village includes study rooms, a laundry room, a fitness room, a mailroom (students would pick up their mail from here instead of the USD Mail Center), a vending area and two levels of underground parking.

Some rooms in Manchester contain a twin XL bed and mattress, while others contain a full sized bed. Residential Life will communicate with you your specific bed based on your assignment. 

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Manchester Desk Information

The Manchester front desk is located in the lobby of building two. This front desk will open once the semester begins. The front desk staff encodes room key cards, serves as an information hub, provides vacuums, toilet paper, and trashbags for residents. Also there are a variety of games, movies, and cleaning supplies if needed. You can reach the front desk by telephone at (619) 849-5555 or extension 5555 from an on campus landline.

Hours of Operation

Day Opening Closing Opening Closing
Monday 1:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 12:00 a.m.
Tuesday 1:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. 12:00 a.m.
Wednesday 1:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 12:00 a.m.
Thursday 1:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 12:00 a.m.
Friday 1:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. 2:00 a.m.
Saturday 1:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. 2:00 a.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. 12:00 a.m.

Manchester Group Study Lounge/ Lounges

There are study lounges on each floor and a variety of lounges on the first floor, including a group study room and a multi-purpose room with a large screen TV.

Manchester Fitness Room

Due to COVID-19, the fitness center will be closed until further notice. There is a fitness room located on the first floor of Manchester with cardio equipment, strength training and more. Hours are posted on the door, and only Manchester residents are allowed entry with their Torero ID.

Laundry Facilities

The Laundry Facilities are on the first floor. 

Please see our Residential Life Services website for more information on laundry services.


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Manchester Village Community Director: IC Ulep

IC Ulep is a Community Director with the Residential Education team, overseeing the Upper-Division apartments including Manchester Village, the University Terrace Apartments (UTAs), and the Presidio Terrace Apartments (PTAs). IC was born in Virginia and holds a Bachelor's in Biology from Old Dominion University and a Master's in Education from Rutgers University.

IC lives with Teo, one of 2 residential pups in Manchester Village, and both can be seen walking around Manchester field several times a day. When they are not outside walking, IC and Teo are usually at home streaming their favorite shows and eating all the snacks.

If you need to contact IC for anything, you may call 619-260-5001 or email (preferred). The Community Director Office is located behind the front desk in Manchester Village.


Manchester Village Assistant Community Director: Rebecca A. Hill

Rebecca Hill is an Assistant Community Director with Residential Education team, overseeing the Upper-Division apartments including Manchester Village, the University Terrace Apartments (UTAs), and the Presidio Terrace Apartments (PTAs). Rebecca was born in Illinois and holds a Bachelor's in Sociology from Elmhurst University and Earning a Master's in Higher Education Leadership here at USD.

Rebecca lives in Manchester Village and loves to cook Midwestern casseroles, embroidering, and coloring in her free time. When not crafting you can find her listening to her audiobooks around campus or singing.

If you need to contact you may email The Assistant Community Director's office is located in the Resident's Workroom located on the first floor of Manchester Village Building 2.


Resident Minister: Jessica Brophy

Jessica Brophy is a Resident Minister for the Upper Division Apartments. She was born and raised in Menifee, CA. She is an alumna of USD and graduated in 2014 with her Bachelor's in Biology and Theology/Religious Studies. After graduating from USD, she served with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in Scranton, PA for a year and then went on to complete her Masters in Theology and Ministry at Boston College School of Theology and Ministry.

Jessica lives in Manchester Village with her partner, Sean, and their pup, Diego. They love getting outside to surf, hike, and camp whenever they can. Jessica also works as a Youth Minister for middle school and high school teens at a local parish.

If you need to get in touch with Jessica, please feel free to email her at