Welcome to the Torero Family!

We are so excited to have you join our community! Parent and Family Orientation is designed to teach you more about different resources available to your student, as well as to provide advice and insight on your new role as a collegiate parent! Videos will be posted throughout August so make sure to refer back to this page for the latest information.

If you have any questions, we encourage you to reach out to parents@sandiego.edu or to call (619) 260 4808.

Parent and Family Orientation Defined

Menu of Presentations

Please find information on each topic below. As new videos are released, they will be posted here. We have included links for each topic where you may go now to learn more.

Academic Support

Learn about the academic support services available to students (tutoring centers, support from professors, library resources, etc.)

Auxiliary Services

Learn about meal plans, the mail center, campus card, bookstore, and more.

Career Development

Learn about our career development support and our career readiness programs.

Dining and Hospitality

Learn more about USD Dining’s multi-pronged approach to meeting the health and safety challenges posed by COVID-19.

Parent and Family Relations

Learn more about our parent and family support and our involvement programs for parents and families.

Health and Wellness

Learn about the various health and wellness services available to your student.

From Caretaker to Coach

Learn advice and insight as you redefine your role as a parent of a collegiate student.

Study Abroad

Learn about the study abroad opportunities for students.

Transitioning to Campus Life
(Remote Learning)

Hear from the deans about remote learning.

Summer Send-Off
Informational #1

Learn more about Academic Excellence at USD, Residential Life, and Health and Wellness.

Summer Send-Off
Informational #2

Learn more about Financial Aid, Safety on Campus, and Auxiliary Services.

Summer Send-Off
Informational #3

Learn more about the history of USD, University Ministry and spiritual development, and Student Activities and Athletics