Valley B (Formerly Missions B)

Valley B LLC: Innovate

Please note that Valley B has single and double rooms. Each floor has a total of 30 residents, with two shared bathrooms, with two shower stalls, two toilets and two sinks in each bathroom. All residents on the floor share these bathrooms, regardless of the room occupancy type. 

Missions B

Valley B Move In Parking Pass

The Valley B Community is a designated first year area. Valley B is co-ed by floor and consists of four, three-story buildings designed in a Spanish style. Along with the 350 first year residents living in this complex, a Community Director (CD), 12 Resident Assistants (RAs), and a Resident Minister (RM) also call Valley B home.

Each floor houses approximately 30 residents in fully carpeted single or double rooms and provides two furnished lounge areas. University-provided televisions are located in one of the two lounges on every floor. Each resident has a bunkable extra-long bed [80 in.], closet, chest of drawers, desk and chair. In addition, each room has wireless internet access. There are two bathroom areas on each floor with toilets, sinks and showers, which are cleaned by university staff weekly. The third floor rooms have window seats and the four buildings surround a grassy courtyard with a beautiful magnolia tree. The University Alcohol Policy designates Valley B as a no alcohol living area regardless of age or class status.

Valley RA Office

The RA Office, located at the front desk of Mission Crossroads, is where you can find Resident Assistants working on programming efforts and performing their on-duty hours. Feel free to stop by and talk with any RA to discuss any concerns and ideas you may have for any of the Valley residence halls. The Valley RA duty hours are daily from 7:00PM - 12:00AM Sunday-Thursday, and 8:00PM – 2:00AM on Friday and Saturday.  You may contact the RAs at 619-260-4625.

Mata'yuum Crossroads Desk Services

The Mata'yuum Crossroads Desk is the center of activity for the Valley area. The front desk staff encodes room key cards, gives information, and provides toilet tissue and trash bags for residents. There is some sports equipment and cleaning supplies (vacuums, swiffers) for check out at the desk.  You can reach the Crossroads Front Desk at 619-260-4625

Hours of Operation

Day Opening Closing
Monday 9:00 a.m. 12:00 a.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. 12:00 a.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. 12:00 a.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. 12:00 a.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. 2:00 a.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. 2:00 a.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. 12:00 a.m.

Valley Laundry Facilities

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

Missions Cafe and Fitness Center

This state-of-the-art 8,515 square foot, wellness-focused facility is located in the heart of Missions housing. Designed to strengthen the minds, bodies and spirits of students, the fitness center features a yoga/pilates exercise room, cardio equipment, strength training and more. The Missions Cafe is a full-service coffee/juice bar and sandwich shop featuring an assortment of healthy food choice and late night snack options including fresh organic foods such as sandwiches, salads, plus frozen yogurt.

To see the hours for the Missions Café, please visit the Dining Services website.
To see more information about the Missions Fitness Center, please visit the Campus Recreation website.

Community Director: Melissa Sheil

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Melissa Sheil is the Community Director for Valley B. Melissa is from a small town in western Massachusetts and has lived on the East Coast for a majority of her life. Melissa received a M.A. in Higher Education Administration from Boston College and a B.A. in Psychology from Providence College. Her passion for residential life began in undergrad while serving as an RA in a summer bridge program and continued throughout her time in graduate school as an Assistant Area Coordinator. She is excited to continue her passion for fostering inclusive communities at USD. In her spare time, Melissa loves to travel, spend time with family and friends, go to the beach, and read. 
Melissa supports first year students living in Missions B and oversees the Vally B RA Staff, Hall Council, and programmatic efforts. She can be reached by email at or by phone at (619) 260-8886. 

Missions B Resident Minister: Jesus Espinosa

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Jesus Espinosa is a Resident Minister in Valley B. He graduated from the University of San Diego in 2014 and went on to do a year of service work with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps NW in Portland, Oregon. Upon completing the year of service, he returned to USD in 2015 to begin work in university ministry to mentor and accompany university students on their own faith journey.

During his free time you can catch Jesus playing the guitar, running at the beach, or playing basketball at the sports center. 

You can reach Jesus via email at or stop by his apartment in San Miguel 117 to say hello.