Student Alumni Association Calendar

Leadership Council Meetings

Typically every other Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. in the Degheri Alumni Center, beginning September 15, 2015

How to Network Workshops – available to student organizations, Student Alumni Association members will conduct a 30 minute training about How to Network at your next student organization meeting. Refine your networking skills with helpful tips and tools shared by SAA members. We’ll give you tips on how to build your network, how to network at an event, and how to e-network. To sign up, e-mail

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Fall 2015

September 8 - Alcala Bazaar
Check out the Student Alumni Association table, ask leadership council members about the benefits of belonging to SAA.

September 15 - First SAA General Meeting
Meet SAA members, hear about the events and opportunities to engage with alumni, continue campus traditions and gain leadership skills at this introductory meeting.

October 17 - Homecoming Picnic and Tailgate - Toreros Got Talent
Join alumni, faculty, staff and students for this USD tradition with all-u-can-eat lunch, mechanical bull, face painting and more. SAA hosts student organization booths and the Toreros Got Talent show at Tailgate.

November 4 - Networking with the Pros
Come meet USD alumni professionals and hear from a networking expert.  Learn from the professionals in a casual networking event. Better than career fair! PASSPORT APPROVED. SBA students will receive two passport points and a networking credit.

December 1 - Alumni & Class Legacy Scholarship Applications Now Open
Apply for one of four scholarship programs that give out ~30 scholarship awards for next academic year.

December 15 - Finals Feeding Frenzy
Alumni volunteers serve up free food the night before finals begin. Front-of-the-line privilege for SAA members. Doors open at 5:30 PM.

December 12 - Alumni Christmas Reception and Toy Drive
SAA members celebrate the holiday season with alumni at this reception following Mass. Bring a toy to support the SAA toy drive and help children decorate Christmas cookies.

Spring 2016

February 22-26 - Thank a GIFTer! Be a GIFTer Week
Students build awareness on campus about the importance of philanthropy at USD and appreciation for it. Students can become a donor and thank a young alumni donor.

February 28 - Last Day to Apply for Alumni & Class Legacy
Apply for Alumni or Class Legacy Scholarship for next academic year. Scholarship applications are read by alumni volunteers and given to involved USD students.

March 15 - Dining Etiquette Workshop
Learn the dos and don'ts of dining and conversation so that you will feel more comfortable at alumni events. Free and open to General and Core SAA members. A three-course meal is included. Thank you to alumnus Joshua Hamilton ’09 for leading this great workshop!

April 14 - Take a Torero to Lunch
Network with successful USD alumni at this networking luncheon and reception. Priority registration for SAA members. 

May 11 - Finals Feeding Frenzy
Pig out on free food the night before finals begin. Front-of-the-line privilege for SAA members.