As an alumni of USD you are a lifetime member of the USD Alumni Association, which entitles you to the benefits and resources listed below. There are no dues to be a member of the USD Alumni Association. If you would like to learn more about the many benefits that are available to you please contact our office at (619) 260-4819 or you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You are a Torero for life and the Alumni Association is here to keep you connected to your alma mater.
USD Alumni Association Membership Card
Alumni may obtain an Alumni Association Membership Card by visiting the Alumni Office located in the Degheri Alumni Center from 8:30 am-5 pm, Monday–Friday. For more information and to request a card click here.
The Torero Network is an online networking tool built exclusively for USD alumni. It can be found at alumni.sandiego.edu. Utilize a searchable on-line directory of 50,000 alumni and a permanent e-mail forwarding service. Network with fellow alumni, advertise your business- even post a family picture! You will need your ALUMNI ID number to access this password-protected system. Call the Office of Alumni Relations to obtain your ID number at (619) 260-4819.
USD alumni have the opportunity to connect with fellow USD graduates through special events that are held throughout the world. We encourage you to take advantage of this alumni network and reconnect with USD in your area. Click here for more information.
While parking on campus, a valid USD parking permit must be displayed at all times. A one day parking permit is free to all alumni at each of the kiosks. However, when visits exceed one day per week, alumni should purchase a weekly permit for $5.50 from Parking Services in Hahn University Center Room 102. Alumni must present a valid Alumni Membership card to the parking attendant in order to receive a daily parking permit. Please ensure that the permit is fully displayed at all times with the date issued visible. If the kiosk is not staffed, a permit may be obtained from Parking Services. If you are a staff member or a returning student, you MUST purchase a valid staff or student parking permit.
USD Torero Store (formerly USD Bookstore)
Receive a 10% discount on in-store and online purchases when you present your Alumni Association Membership Card at the register or enter your Alumni ID number at checkout. Discount excludes textbooks and any computer department purchases. For more information, call (619) 260-4551 or visit the newly designed USD Torero Store website at www.usdtorerostores.com.
USD Career Services
Career Services offers a variety of free services to alumni. Located in the Hughes Administration Center, Room 110, the center has a library with information on career options, internships, and current job openings. Alumni can also sign up for ToreroLink to access job postings and/or post jobs and internships for students and alumni. For more information call (619) 260-4654 or visit www.sandiego.edu/careers/. Law alumni may visit the Law Career Services site at http://www.sandiego.edu/law/careers/.
Alumni have access to both Helen K. and James S. Copley Library (http://www.sandiego.edu/library) and the Pardee Legal Research Center (http://www.sandiego.edu/law/lrc) while they are visiting the campus. Using the Alumni Association Membership card, alumni can also check out books from the Copley Library. Present your card at the front desk to obtain a barcode. Alumni also have access to some on-line databases - click here to learn more.
Degheri Alumni Center
The Degheri Alumni Center, the former site of the School of Education, Harmon Hall, opened in February 2004. The building was made possible with a generous gift from alumnus Bert Degheri '61. In support of the mission and values of USD, the alumni center offers the use of its facilities to USD alumni, students, and faculty in order to foster and the enrich the connections that define the USD community. The three-story, 28,000 square-foot building is located near the main USD campus entrance, and was conceived, in the donor's words, as a "gathering place for the alumni family." With meeting and event space, the Degheri Alumni Center is the place to hold your next business meeting, conference or alumni event. Click here for more information!
Division of Continuing Education
Continuing Ed offers a variety of certificate programs, conferences, seminars and workshops meant to enrich both your personal and professional lives. Alumni receive 10% of registration fees for most programs offered. For more information visit www.sandiego.edu/ce.
Douglas F. Manchester Executive Conference Center
Manchester Executive Conference Center welcomes alumni to campus by offering a 10% discount on meeting spaces. For more information, please visit www.sandiego.edu/conferencecenter or call (619) 260-5976.
Fine Arts Performances
Discounted ticket prices are available for USD alumni at many fine arts performances such as on-campus art exhibits, plays, concerts and dance performances. Present your Alumni Association Membership Card at time of purchase to receive your discount. For more information visit the College of Arts and Sciences website at www.sandiego.edu/cas.
Outdoor Adventures extends alumni the same discounts as current students and staff with regards to utilization of their resources and trips. Please visit www.sandiego.edu/explore/ or call (619) 260-4709 for the most up-to-date information about equipment rentals, outings, and group adventures.
University Center Ticket Office
Alumni are granted many of the same discounts that students receive through the UC Ticket Office. This includes discounted tickets to Southern California attractions and discounted movie tickets. Present your Alumni Association Membership Card at time of purchase to receive your discount. MTS Bus/Trolley passes are also available for purchase at the regular rate. For more information, call (619) 260-2727. For pricing information, visit www.sandiego.edu/ticket/.
USD is a spiritual home for alumni and their families. All are welcome to attend masses weekly at USD Founders Chapel. USD alumni and their children are also eligible to be married in Founders Chapel. For more information refer to the wedding guidelines, or contact (619) 260-2229. For information regarding baptisms, other liturgical events, or scheduling the use of Founders Chapel, contact the Chapel Coordinator at (619) 260-2229.
Alumni can also add prayers to the Book of Intentions kept at Founders Chapel.
USD Sports Center & Jenny Craig Pavilion
USD alumni may use athletic facilities at no cost for one year upon graduation
All alumni must obtain a Facilities Use Pass in order to use the facilities (including in first year). Pass entitles alumni to use the Sports Center pool, gym, weight room, tennis courts and the McNamara Fitness Center at the Jenny Craig Pavilion during available hours. Cost is $75.00 for four months, $150.00 for a year, or $5 per day. Click here for information on how to obtain your pass.
RETAIL AND TRAVEL
Über, an on-demand car service, is offering USD Alumni a safe and hassle-free ride.
Sign up for Über, or download the mobile application, and get a free trip up to $25 off your first Über ride in San Diego. Enter promo code: USDTOREROS.
Bartell Hotels Discounts
In our continued commitment to academic excellence, alumni-owned Bartell Hotels and the University of San Diego have established a partnership that will directly benefit USD students, higher education, and the services provided at Bartell Hotels. This partnership will enable more students to receive scholarships. USD guests will receive a 15% discount below the best available rate when booking online. Also, each USD guest will be treated to a complimentary daily continental breakfast and a welcome beverage. Click here for more information.
ProFlowers offers a 15% and free glass vase discount to USD alumni on gifts such as flowers, candies and hand dipped strawberries. To place your order online please click here or call (800) 210-2279 Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. EST. To take advantage of your USD Alumni discount with our family of brands please click the following links: Red Envelope, Shari’s Berries and Cherry Moon Farms. Your discount will be applied at checkout.
Travel Planning and Discounts
USD Alumni may take advantage of special vacation deals and discounted corporate rates with a variety of preferred travel vendors the University of San Diego currently does business with. For more information on travel, rental cars, preferred hotels, and shuttle services please click here.
Liberty Mutual Auto and Home Insurance
Member benefits now include savings on auto and home insurance! As a member of the University of San Diego Alumni Association you qualify for a special group discount* on your auto, home, and renter's insurance through Group Savings Plus® from Liberty Mutual. This unique program allows you to purchase high-quality auto, home and renters insurance at low group rates. See for yourself how much money you could save with Liberty Mutual compared to your current insurance provider. For more information and a free, no-obligation quote visit USD’s personalized Liberty Mutual website at: www.libertymutual.com/usdaa.
*Discounts and credits are available where state laws and regulations allow and may vary by state
Short-Term Health and Life Insurance Program
The University of San Diego Alumni Insurance Program is a convenient source for health, life and travel insurance for alumni and their family members. There are a variety of plans available to meet your needs, including GradMed® short-term health insurance – great for new grads and other alumni seeking temporary coverage. Get more information on these insurance plans by visiting www.alumniinsuranceprogram.com/usd or call American Insurance Administrators at (800) 922-1245 weekdays, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Eastern Time.
For further information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (619) 260-4819 or email@example.com.