Residential Life and Housing

What’s the best thing about making USD your new home? Well, everything! You have easy access to classes and your professors and close proximity to your classmates for study group sessions and on-campus events such as lectures, concerts, athletic events and a wide range of recreational activities.

First-Year Housing

First-year housing is the home of our Living-Learning Community program. These areas offer easy access to classes and your professors, as well as close proximity to your classmates for study group sessions, and convenient access to on-campus events一道本不卡免费高清 such as lectures, concerts, athletic events and the wide range of recreational activities on campus.

Each first-year area is unique, with their own live-in professional community directors, resident ministers and undergraduate resident assistants (RAs), who are committed to helping you maximize your on-campus living experience.

Check out more information on the four first-year residential areas.

Second-Year Housing

On-campus living at USD only gets better the second time around. Our on campus apartments are fully furnished, and the rate includes all utilities. Live-in staff offer a wide range of resources, services一道本不卡免费高清 and personal support. It's no wonder why so many Toreros choose to stay on campus after their first-year living experience.

Spend your sophomore year living with your classmates in the Alcalá Vista Apartments (aka "The Vistas"), which are the home of the Second-Year Torero Experiential Program (STEP). You'll have the opportunity to participate in programs and utilize services that are geared to the unique needs of both returning and transfer sophomore students.

Additionally, housing is available for second-year students in the San Buenaventura Apartments, Manchester Village and the San Antonio de Padua Apartments.

Check out more information on second-year residential areas.

Upperclass, Transfer and Graduate Housing

With a wide range of student housing options for upperclassmen as well as graduate, transfer and law students, you're sure to find that perfect place to call home. Add in the fact that you'll have convenient access to resources and support from resident assistants, faculty and University Ministry一道本不卡免费高清 staff who share your living space, it's clear why so many Toreros choose to stay on campus.

Upperclassmen and transfer students can choose from five uniquely styled apartment complexes. Graduate and law students一道本不卡免费高清 are housed in Manchester Village and Presidio Terrace Apartments.

Commuter Students

Commuter students are an important part of the USD community. We offer many resources specifically available to commuter students to help USD feel like home.