The University of San Diego Difference
Outstanding Location, Service 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 artfully landscaped courtyards, plazas and gardens offer attendees a relaxed setting that promotes discussion and learning.
The university's meeting venues accommodate groups, large and small, and feature classrooms, a variety of conference spaces 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 professional development symposiums, industry retreats and conferences for many industries and institutions (healthcare, military, government, religious, legal), athletic and academic youth camps, trainings and workshops.
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.
Below you will find a variety of information about valuable services that are a available right on campus that will help you accomplish many necessary tasks before arriving and during your visit. All services are available to campus visitors and guests.
(619) 260-4551, Hahn University Center, Level 2
Shop in-store or online for tech, office supplies, USD apparel, gifts and souvenirs.
(619) 260-2204, Maher Annex (north of Maher Hall)
(619) 260-4890, Maher Annex (north of Maher Hall)
Car rentals on campus (ages 18+). Cars are located in the north University Center lot and on
San Dimas Avenue in the Valley housing area. Sign up in advance of your visit.
University Center, Level 1, #125
Full service campus branch. ATMs located outside of: Hahn University Center and Jenny Craig Pavilion
The city of San Diego lies in the southwest corner of California, 120 miles (193 km) south of Los Angeles and 20 miles (32 km) north of Mexico. 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.
San Diego County features a variety of exciting participatory and spectator sports, beachfront resorts and luxury spas, gaming, a dynamic downtown district, annual special events and unique holiday offerings, multicultural festivals and celebrations, colorful neighborhoods and communities, a rich military history and much more.
San Diego's arts, culture and culinary arts are booming. The hottest, new talents in culinary arts prepare award-winning meals throughout the region's 6,400 eating establishments. Balboa Park, the largest urban cultural park in the U.S., is home to 15 museums, numerous art galleries, beautiful gardens, the Tony Award-winning Old Globe Theatre and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. In addition to the beaches, enjoy an array of regional attractions such as Sea World, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and LEGOLAND.
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