USD's Mission

The University of San Diego is a Roman Catholic institution committed to advancing academic excellence, expanding liberal and professional knowledge, creating a diverse and inclusive community and preparing leaders who are dedicated to ethical conduct and compassionate service.

USD's Support of Sustainability

In its dedication to an ethical and compassionate community, the University of San Diego strives to take responsible actions affecting and preserving the environment. Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical “Care for the Common Home” spoke of responsibility to protect Creation. As a Catholic institution, the responsibility to take ethical actions regarding the environment is essential to the mission of the University of San Diego.

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