Student Alumni Association Calendar

Leadership Council Meetings

Typically every other Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. in the Degheri Alumni Center living room, beginning Tuesday, September 13, 2016

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 2016

September 6 - Alcala Bazaar
Check out the Student Alumni Association table, ask leadership council members about the benefits of belonging to SAA.

September 13 - 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 8 - Homecoming Picnic and Tailgate 
Join alumni, faculty, staff and students for this USD tradition with all-u-can-eat lunch, mechanical bull, face painting and more.

November 9 - Networking with the Pros
Come meet USD alumni professionals and hear from networking expert and Career Development Center Senior Director, Robin Darmon.  Learn from the professionals in a casual networking environment and benefit from industry-specific guided breakout sessions. 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 over 30 scholarship awards for the next academic year. *The Alumni Endowed Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students!

December 10 - 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

December 13 - 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

Spring 2016

TBD - 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 27 - 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. The deadline to submit your application(s) is Feb. 27, 2017 at 5:00pm PST

March 2 - Business Etiquette Luncheon
Learn the dos and don'ts of dining and conversation from etiquette guru Elaine Swann, so you'll kill the networking game at alumni and business events. Free and open to General and Core SAA members. A three-course meal is included. PASSPORT APPROVED. SBA students will receive two passport points and a networking credit. 

April 4 - Take a Torero to Lunch
Grab some lunch and network with successful USD alumni. Priority registration for SAA members. PASSPORT APPROVED. SBA students will receive two passport points and a networking credit.

May 17 - Finals Feeding Frenzy
Pig out on free food the night before finals begin, courtesy of the Alumni Association. Front-of-the-line privilege for SAA members! Doors open at 5:30 PM