The University of San Diego Difference

Outstanding Location and Venues

The University of San Diego is the ideal setting for meetings, special events, summer residential camps, conferences and retreats. Consistently ranked as 'Most Beautiful College Campus' by Princeton Review, USD's beautifully landscaped courtyards, plazas and gardens offer conference attendees a relaxed setting that promotes discussion and learning.

USD Campus

The university's meeting venues accommodate groups, large and small, and feature classrooms, a variety of conference space with state-of-the-art technology, lounges and courtyards that provide conference planner flexibility, choice and value. Many venues include space for showcasing vendors or exhibitors.

Programs hosted at USD typically include athletic and academic youth camps, training workshops, and professional development symposiums, religious, medical, military, government and legal conferences and retreats.

USD offers a variety of on-campus accommodations including traditional residence halls and apartments. Residences are a short walk to meeting and dining venues as well as athletic and recreation facilities. Visitors may enjoy the use of USD's fitness centers, outdoor tennis courts and Olympic-size pool as well as the many walking paths on campus and trails in Tecolote Canyon. La Gran Terraza bistro and lounge is conveniently located in the center of campus.

Known for its near-perfect climate, San Diego offers attractions for visitors of all ages including 70 miles of beaches, 92 golf courses and an exciting array of family attractions, including the world-famous San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park, Sea World and LEGOLAND.

*USD does not currently provide catering support or services for wedding receptions or funerals. We reserve the right to contract for events that are consistent with the university's mission and values. USD reserves the right to deny the use of its facilities for the support of any event regardless of its nature or intended purpose.