Residential Life

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First Year Housing:
Missions B

The Missions B Community is a designated freshmen area. The Missions B is co-ed by floor and consists of four, three-story buildings designed in a Spanish style with arches, white stucco walls and red tiled rooftops. A Community Director (CD), 12 Resident Assistants (RAs), aMissions Bnd a Resident Minister (RM) reside in this complex, with over 350 residents. 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 and cable television access. There are two bathroom areas on each floor with toilets, sinks and showers. The third floor rooms have window seats and the four buildings surround a grassy quadrangle. The University Alcohol Policy designates Missions B as a no alcohol living area regardless of age or class status.

Vallley 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.

Mission Crossroads Desk Services
The Mission Crossroads Desk is the center of activity for the Valley area. The front desk staff encodes room key cards, takes messages, gives information, provides vacuums and other sundries such as toilet tissue and trash bags for residents. If you need to mail any items, outgoing mail is picked up twice a day Monday through Friday. 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
The Laundry Facilities includes 15 washing machines and 16 dryers thats are located on the first floor of Mission Crossroads. The cost for a load of laundry in the washer is $1.25 and dryers are $.50. You need to purchase a laundry card for $2.00 and you can replenish your money on the card in $5, $10, and $20 increments. The laundry card machine does not take $1.00 bills. You can purchase a laundry card using cash, debit card, or credit card. You can purchase a laundry card and/or reload money on your laundry card at the Add Value station, located on the wall right outside the Mission Crossroads Desk.

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, click here.
To see more information about the Missions Fitness Center, including hours, click here.

Missions B Housing Community Director: Jennifer Lee
Jennifer Lee Community DirectorJennifer Lee is the Missions B and San Antonio de Padua Apartments (1st floor) Community Director here at USD! She is happy to be a part of this amazing area and enjoys meeting and getting to know first-year students. Jennifer also has been part of the Living Learning Communities which ths year include the Honors, Intersections, and Globalization themes. Jennifer attended the University of Florida and completed her undergraduate as well as a master’s degrees. Before USD, Jennifer spent 3 years working at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in Residential Life. Jennifer enjoys traveling and finding new places to explore in San Diego. Jennifer is so excited to be here and feels very fortunate to work with great people day in and day out. Please feel free to contact her with any questions regarding Residential Life!

Jennifer's office is located in Mission Crossroads 219. Her office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30AM to 5:00PM, or by appointment. Like many other staff across campus, Jennifer has other commitments during the day and may not be in her office. Please email her at or call her at 619-260-8886 to set up an appointment.