All graduates of the University of San Diego are lifetime members of the USD Alumni Association and have access 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. The Alumni Association staff is excited to keep you connected to your alma mater. You are Toreros for Life!
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 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information and to request a card online, click here.
The Torero Network is a free online networking tool built exclusively for USD alumni. It can be found under the “Communities” tab on the Alumni Association website. Utilize a searchable on-line directory of alumni and a permanent e-mail forwarding service. Network with fellow alumni, advertise your business, and 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.
The global USD alumni network is strong, and USD alumni have the opportunity to connect with fellow USD graduates through Torero Club and other special events held around the world. We encourage you to take advantage of this alumni network and reconnect with USD in your area. Click here for more information.
Parking on Campus
Effective September 1, 2016, a valid parking permit or payment at a pay station is required Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7am-7pm. Paid daily parking is available in the Mission Parking Structure or West Structure/Lot. If more frequent parking is required, please visit the Parking Services Office to purchase a permit, at the rate of $10 per week. An Alumni Card is required to obtain this discounted weekly rate. Alumni Cards must be obtained from the Degheri Alumni Center. Click here for additional information about parking on campus for alumni.
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 “alumni” at online checkout. Discount excludes textbooks and any computer department purchases. For more information, call (619) 260-4551 or visit www.usdtorerostores.com.
USD Career Development Center
The Career Development Center 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 have access to the new Career Shift online tool. Use your sandiego.edu email address or contact Career Development Center for your access code. Alumni can also sign up for Torero Link 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 and the Pardee Legal Research Center 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 certain on-line databases - click here to learn more.
Degheri Alumni Center
The Degheri Alumni Center, the former site of Harmon Hall and the School of Education, 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!
Professional and Continuing Education
Improve and expand your performance in your current position or prepare for career advancement and change through professional development programs at the University of San Diego (USD). Professional and Continuing Education offers affordable, high-quality professional development in both classroom and online continuing education courses, programs, and certificates. Choose from 600 courses and upgrade your skills with continuing professional development to gain an advantage in your organization. Start a professional development program at USD by taking a single course or beginning a certificate program, which can be completed in only a few months. Alumni receive a 10% discount on registration fees for most programs offered. For more information click here.
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 click here.
Outdoor Adventures extends alumni the same discounts as current students and staff with regards to utilization of their resources and trips. Click here 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 or click here.
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 information regarding weddings, 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
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 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. (EST) Monday through Friday. 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.
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.
USE Credit Union
USE Credit Union (USECU) offers the USD Homeownership Program to assist Toreros with affordable homeownership through access to USECU’s Home Advantage TM - a comprehensive suite of services featuring home search tools, a network of top agents and a cash-back rebate with average savings of $2,800. Established in 1936, USECU is one of California’s original credit unions. Put simply, we’re in the business of people helping people to make our world a better place. We empower you to gain better control of your finances and make dreams happen. We offer 24-hour account access online and by phone, flexible checking options, affordable financing, fair rates, smart investments, and step-by- step guidance. Members say it feels like home when banking here. That’s because here, you’re family. You’re just minutes away from membership status - join us online! View offers and join at www.usecu.org/usdaa
We are here to help! For more information, call the Office of Alumni Relations at (619) 260-4819, send us an email at email@example.com
, or stop by the Degheri Alumni Center on campus. Go Toreros!