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Special thanks to the following student leaders, student organizations, staff, committees and departments for their invaluable support of Transfer Fall Orientation: Event Crew • Amanda Jereige • Arianna Bellizzi • Benjamin Compton • • • • • • •

Gabriella Russo Heath Fontaine James Bennett Jessica Reyes Michelle Powelson Sarah Giddens Tammy Nguyen

Transfer Transition and Success Committee • Brooke Harrington • Dayanne Izmirian • Greg Grassi • Karina Viaud • Luke LaCroix • Margaret Leary • Stephanie Miller • Neena Din • Pauline Powell • Rose Cook • Stephanie Bernasconi • Stephen Schissler • Tim McCandless Welcome Team All 175+ of you! Resident Assistants

International Orientation Team Transfer Transition Team • Benjamin Compton • Brian Fernandez-Oquendo • Laura Martin • Alexis Mattison • Alexander Panvini • Meredith Relyea • Eric Robbibaro • Mary Katherine Volatile On-Campus Departments • Associated Students • Black Student Success Committee • Career Services • Center for Awareness, Service and Action • Center for Health and Wellness Promotion • Center for Student Success • College of Arts and Sciences • Copley Library • Dining Services • Facilities Management • Financial Aid • International Center • Jenny Craig Pavilion

• Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice • Marketing and university publications

• Office of International Students and Scholars • Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs • One Stop Student Center • Parent Relations • Parking Services • Public Safety • Residential Life • School of Business Administration • School of Leadership and Education Sciences • Student Health Center • Student Leadership and Involvement Center • Student Life Facilities • Tram Services • Transfer Student Organization • Undergraduate Admissions • United Front Multicultural Center • University Copy • University Events and Promotions • University Ministry

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the harbor cruise is only for new transfer and international students. Tickets will be available for purchase at the UC Ticket Office and International Center for $1 5. Transportation, food, beverages and entertainment will be provided. Buses will begin boarding in front of the Hahn University Center (uc) at 5:30 p.m. and the last bus will leave at 6:15 p.m. TRANSFER AND INTERNATIONAL STUDENT HARBOR CRUISE: Friday, Sept. 6, 7 – 9 p.m.

Upcoming Events

Mass of the Holy Spirit: Thursday, Sept. 12, Immaculata Church, 1 2: 1 5 p.m. Alcalá Bazaar: Tuesday, Sept. 10, Torero Way, 1 1:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Get involved! Meet representatives from 100+ student organizations. Federal Work Study Job Fair: Thursday, Sept. 5 Hahn University Center (UC), Forums A and B, Noon - 2 p.m. Welcome Week: Wednesday, Sept. 4 – Sunday, Sept. 15.

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• IPJ Theatre • Parent/Family Orientation Sessions • Garden of the Sky • Garden of the Sea

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• One Stop Student Center • Campus Card Services • US Bank • Forums A-C • ITS Help Desk • Parking Services • Ticket Office

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8:30 - 10:30 a.m. West Parking Structure to IPJ 3 - 4:30 p.m. IPJ to JCP (for Mass) 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. JCP to IPJ and West Parking Structure

Sunday, Sept. 1

8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. West Parking Structure to Colachis Fountain 6 - 7 p.m. Eagan Plaza and Borrego Courtyard to IPJ 6 - 7 p.m. Colachis Fountain to IPJ 8 - 9 p.m. IPJ to West Parking Structure and Mission Parking Structure

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Welcome to USD’s Transfer Fall Orientation! This program is especially designed for you, a transfer student, to get the essential information you need to make a smooth transition to USD. Transfer Fall Orientation will provide you with the opportunity to: Get Informed: Find out about the history, mission, and core values that make USD a unique place.

This program booklet contains all the information you need to navigate each day of Transfer Fall Orientation and includes the following:

Meet Your Fan Club: Meet the student leaders and staff here to support you as a new transfer student this semester and beyond.

• A day-by-day guide to the Transfer Fall Orientation student program - Find out where you need to be each day and what will happen.

Find Your Place: Learn about how you can get involved in the Torero community and connect with other new transfers and continuing students.

• A Parent and Family Orientation Guide Thumb through the pages to view the orientation section outlining the parent and family program schedule.

Learn the Ropes: Receive essential information about requirements, resources, and campus departments to ensure you have a great start at USD.

• Additional Resources

How do I follow this program? It’s easy, really! Students, follow your schedule on pages 4-7 Parents and Families, your schedule is on pages 9 - 1 3

MySDMobile:

Check your Course Schedule, USD Maps, Tram Schedule, Grades, Campus Events and USD Sports Scores all in one place with the USD Mobile App! Download for free through the iTunes Store or Android App on Google play. my.sandiego.edu/mobile

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Saturday, August 31, 2013 Mail Center Loma Hall Lobby; Sat. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Sun. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

10 a.m. – Noon Resident Student Move-In AND TRANSFER FALL ORIENTATION CHECK-IN Assigned residence hall

If you are living on campus, visit the Mail Center to pick up any packages sent to your university address.

For students who finish moving in early, please see the “Getting Settled” section below. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Lunch

Parking Services Hahn University Center (UC), Room 102; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Lunch is available for new resident students and their family members on campus. New resident students eat for free at Pavilion Dining in the Student Life Pavilion (SLP) with their name tag.

Visit Parking Services if you have any questions about parking permits. Parking permits are only available for purchase online at www.sandiego.edu/parking.

Noon – 2 p.m. First Generation Student and Family Lunch The College Transition: What Parents and Families of First Generation College Students Can Expect Hahn University Center (UC), Forums A, B and C

This event is by invitation only. Only those who have registered may attend. 1 – 5 p.m. Getting Settled

Please use this time to unpack and get settled in your room, meet your hallmates and take care of any remaining errands. See below for a list of offices that students commonly visit during their first day on campus: Campus Card Services Hahn University Center (UC), Room 127; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Visit Campus Card Services to get your student ID. One Stop Student Center Hahn University Center (UC), Room 126; Sat. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sun. Noon - 3:30 p.m.

The One Stop Student Center has representatives from Student Accounts, the Office of Financial Aid and the Registrar available to answer your questions. USD Torero Store Loma Hall, First Floor; Sat. 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Sun. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Visit the Torero Store to buy your textbooks, school supplies and USD apparel. If you pre-ordered your books from the Torero Store, they will be available for pick-up during normal hours. You must show an email confirmation of the order.

3 – 5 p.m. Black Student Success Reception Hahn University Center (UC), Forum C

This event is by invitation only. 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. International Student and Family Dinner Student Life Pavilion (SLP), Third Floor Courtyard

This event is by invitation only. 5 – 6:30 p.m. Resident Transfer Student and Family Dinner Alcalá Vista Apartments, Borrego Courtyard

New students, your name tag will serve as your ticket. Family members and guests who did not pre-purchase tickets may purchase tickets prior to the dinner at the Hahn University Center Ticket Office. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for youths 12 and under. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Resident Transfer STUDENT Community Meetings Locations vary by housing area. See below.

Attendance is required for resident transfer students. Residence hall expectations and resources will be reviewed. • Alcalá Vista Apartments: Borrego Courtyard • Manchester Village: Palomar RA Office • Mission Apartments: Palomar Lounge • University Terrace Apartments: Palomar Study Room 7:30 – 9 p.m. Resident Transfer Student CASINO AND BINGO NIGHT Alcalá Vista Apartments, Palomar Lounge

Enjoy an evening of laughter (and hopefully luck!) playing casino games to win great prizes. No experience required, so come join the fun!

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Sunday, September 1, 2013 7 – 9 a.m. Breakfast – Resident Transfer Students Student Life Pavilion (SLP), Pavilion Dining 9 – 10 a.m. Commuter Transfer Fall Orientation Check-In Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Bishop Buddy Sala 10 – 10:30 a.m. New Student Welcome Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. The Transfer Transition: Nuts and Bolts and Student Stories Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium

A panel of continuing transfer students and university staff will share their best advice to make your transition to USD a successful one. 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Small Group Meetings Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Classrooms

Meet the Transfer Transition Team, connect with a small group of your fellow transfers and pick up your Welcome Packet that includes upcoming event information. You will be directed to your classroom at the conclusion of the prior session. 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch with Your Small Group Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, West Plaza 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. DARS, MySanDiego Portal and Financial Aid Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium

This session is required if you did not attend a Transfer Summer Registration Day.

1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Choose YOUR Campus Adventure Various locations across campus

Please see the Choose YOUR Campus Adventure insert to learn more about the different activities taking place on campus. 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. LGBTQ and Allies ICE CREAM SOCIAL Mission Crossroads Back Lawn 4 – 5:30 p.m. Mass of Welcome – All are invited Jenny Craig Pavilion (JCP)

A very special Mass has been prepared to welcome all new students and their families into the USD community. All denominations are welcome and encouraged to attend. At the conclusion of the Mass, families will have the opportunity to take part in the USD tradition of blessing their students as they begin their college experience at USD. This is the final Transfer Fall Orientation parent and family event. Say your goodbyes! 5:30 – 6:45 p.m. DINNER - RESIDENT TRANSFER STUDENTS Student Life Pavilion (SLP), Pavilion Dining 9 – 11 p.m. Evening Event Presented by Torero Program Board (TPB) Various locations along Torero Way

Check out a preview of the types of events TPB will be hosting throughout the semester. Activities will include a live performance, outdoor movie, karaoke and a gaming tournament!

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Monday, September 2, 2013 7 – 9 a.m. Breakfast – Resident Transfer Students Student Life Pavilion (SLP), Pavilion Dining

2 – 3 p.m. BE WELL AND SUCCESSFUL AT USD Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Theatre

Learn about the wellness resources available to you on campus, as well as USD’s commitment to be a welcoming and inclusive community for all students.

9 – 10 a.m. Late Transfer Fall Orientation Check-In Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rotunda

3 – 3:45 p.m. Transfer Convocation Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Theatre

10 – 10:15 a.m. Welcome Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Theatre 10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Meet Your Peers Breakout Sessions Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rooms A-F

Select the group you most identify with below, and meet other new and continuing students who also connect to each group. Resources especially relevant to each group will be highlighted. Choose from: • Commuter Students, Room A

The Transfer Convocation is your official welcome to the academic community of USD. Learn what it means to be a Torero as you hear about USD’s mission, take the academic integrity pledge and receive a special T-shirt designed just for this year’s incoming transfer students! 3:45 – 4:30 p.m. CAMPUS RESOURCE FAIR Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rotunda

• Out-of-State Students, Room B • Meet the Transfer Transition Team, Room C • Veterans and Active Duty, Room E

4:30 – 5:45 p.m. DINNER - ALL TRANSFER STUDENTS Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rooms A-D

• Students Over 25, Room F 11:15 A.m. – Noon Getting Connected Breakout Sessions Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rooms A-D

Choose from one of the sessions below. Unless noted, sessions will repeat after lunch. • Getting Involved, Room A

6 – 11 p.m. An Evening at SeaWorld Meet in front of the Hahn University Center (UC)

Buses will begin boarding at 6 p.m. Please wear the T-shirt you received at Convocation and remember to bring a light sweater or jacket as it will be chilly by the water.

• Pre-Health Advising, Room B (no repeat) • Study Abroad, Room C • Financial Aid, Room D Noon – 1:15 p.m. Lunch with Your Small Group Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Garden of the Sea 1:15 – 2 p.m. Getting Connected Breakout Sessions Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rooms A-D

Choose from one of the sessions below: • Getting Involved, Room A • Internships and Career Services, Room B • Study Abroad, Room C • Financial Aid, Room D my.sandiego.edu/mobile

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Tuesday, September 3, 2013 7 – 9 a.m. Breakfast – Resident Transfer Students Student Life Pavilion (SLP), Pavilion Dining 8:45 – 10 a.m. International Students Only – Mandatory Meeting with the Deans Hahn University Center (UC), Forum C 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. International Students Only – Mandatory Meeting for New F-1 Transfer Students Hahn University Center (UC), Forum C 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Lunch Student Life Pavilion (SLP), Pavilion Dining

Notes:_______________________________________

This is the last meal of Transfer Fall Orientation. If you have purchased an on-campus meal plan, you can begin using it this evening.

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12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Transfer Preceptorial Meeting Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rooms A/B

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This meeting is required if you are enrolled in a transfer preceptorial course.

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1:30 – 3 p.m. Business Majors Orientation Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rooms A/B

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Required for students who have declared a major in the School of Business Administration.

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6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Transfer Student Organization Taco Tuesday Café Coyote in Old Town, 2461 San Diego Avenue

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Hosted by the Transfer Student Organization (TSO), come to the first Taco Tuesday of the semester for free tacos and to meet other new and continuing transfer students. Meet there. No transportation will be provided.

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USD-“isms”

(study this list, and you’ll be speaking “Torero” in no time!)

Harry Potter Room

Mother Rosalie Hill Reading Room - Located on the main floor of Copley Library, this is a silent study room open to students and the campus community during library hours.

JCP

Jenny Craig Pavilion - Home to several USD athletic teams, including men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball. It is also used for large special events.

Torero Program Board - An organization charged with coordinating student programs and events held on campus.

Transfer Team

Transfer Transition Team - A group of continuing transfer students who support you as you transition to USD.

TSO

Transfer Student Organization A club that hosts a variety of events to get transfers connected with each other and USD.

Mish Caf

Missions Café - Located in the valley by the Mission Crossroads office, this is a great place to grab a meal or snack.

Tu Merc

P-Safe

Public Safety - The Department of Public Safety is located on the south side of the Hughes Administration Center and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help with emergency situations.

Tu Mercado - A full-service

grocery store, deli and coffee bar located on the second floor of the Student Life Pavilion.

UC

Hahn University Center - This building houses various department offices, conference rooms and lounge areas.

RA

Resident Assistant - An upper-class student who lives in your residence hall and facilitates your transition to USD and serves as a mentor to you.

UTAs

University Terrace Apartments Located across Linda Vista Road from the south side of campus, many transfer students live in this University housing and enjoy awesome views of the bay.

SLIC

Student Leadership and Involvement CENTER - This office oversees all student clubs and organizations and is located in the Student Life Pavilion, Room 31 6.

SLP

TPB

The Valley

Student Life Pavilion - A hub of student life and dining on campus. Pavilion Dining, La Gran Terraza Restaurant, O’Toole’s Lounge, Tu Mercado and several student organization offices can be found there.

Missions A and B, San Buenaventura, SAPs, Valley Field, Missions Café and Fitness Center Collectively, these residence buildings, amenities and offices located on the east side of campus between the Student Life Pavilion and the Jenny Craig Pavilion are known as The Valley.

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Parent And Family Orientation Program Guide The Office of Parent Relations welcomes families of transfer students.

We are committed to providing support to our USD families! We are pleased that your student decided to join and complete their education at USD.

Transfer Fall Orientation introduces families to resources available for your transfer student, provides information about how the resources work and offers an opportunity to ask questions. The Office of

Parent Relations is happy to serve as your resource throughout your student’s years at USD.

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If you have any questions during Transfer Fall Orientation, don’t hesitate to reach out to our wonderful parent ambassadors located throughout campus. Be sure

to mark your calendar for Homecoming and Family Weekend, Oct. 11-13, a fantastic

opportunity to see your student and visit USD. Learn more about the weekend at www.sandiego.edu/hfw. We look forward to meeting you!

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Saturday, August 31, 2013 WELCOME FESTIVITIES AND FOOD TICKET INFORMATION

USD Torero Store Loma Hall, First Floor; Sat. 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Sun. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Pre-purchased tickets can be retrieved at your student’s residence hall at the parent and family check-in table. Visit the Hahn University Center Ticket Office to purchase tickets.

Visit the Torero Store to buy textbooks, school supplies and USD apparel. If your student preordered books from the Torero Store, they will be available for pick up during normal hours. Students must show an email confirmation of the order.

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Parent and Family Information Center Degheri Alumni Center

Mail Center Loma Hall Lobby; 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The Office of Parent Relations staff and parent ambassadors are available to answer your questions.

Stop by the Mail Center to pick-up previously mailed packages.

10 a.m. – Noon Transfer Resident Student Move-In Assigned Residence Hall

Parking Services Hahn University Center (UC), Room 102; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Visit Parking Services if you have any questions about parking permits. Parking permits are only available for purchase online at www.sandiego.edu/parking.

11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Lunch

Lunch is available at Pavilion Dining in the Student Life Pavilion (SLP) at no cost to your student. Other options include off-campus restaurants. Refer to your folders for a list of off-campus restaurants. Noon – 2 p.m. First Generation Student and Family Lunch The College Transition: What Parents and Families of First Generation College Students Can Expect Hahn University Center (UC), Forums A, B and C

This event is by invitation only. 5 – 6:30 p.m. RESIDENT TRANSFER STUDENT AND FAMILY DINNER Alcalá Vistas Apartments, Borrego Courtyard

This event is by invitation only. Only those who have registered may attend.

Each family member is required to have a ticket for this dinner. New students’ meal is complimentary.

1 – 5 p.m. Getting Settled

This time is dedicated to help your student unpack and get settled in their room, meet hallmates and take care of any errands. See below for a list of offices students commonly visit during their first day on campus: Campus Card Services Hahn University Center (UC), Room 127; Sat. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sun. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Visit Campus Card Services for student ID cards. One Stop Student Center Hahn University Center (UC), Room 126; Sat. 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Sun. Noon - 3:30 p.m.

3 – 5 p.m. BLACK STUDENT SUCCESS RECEPTION Hahn University Center (UC), Forum C

6:45 – 8:30 p.m. President’s Welcome and Dessert Reception Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Garden of the Sky

Hear from President Mary E. Lyons, PhD as she welcomes you into the Torero family and shares insights on supporting your student’s success at USD. Meet the USD Parents Association Board co-presidents while enjoying a wonderful display of desserts. Come as you are! Casual attire is welcome. * If you need assistance, tram service is available beginning at 8 p.m. in front of Garden of the Sky.

Visit the One Stop Student Center for assistance with student accounts, financial aid or registration. my.sandiego.edu/mobile

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Sunday, September 1, 2013 * Enter campus using the West Entrance. Parking is available at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Parking Structure, West Parking Structure, and Olin Parking Lot on the west side of the campus.

10 – 10:45 a.m. Session I

Choose from the following:

Transfer Fall Orientation focuses on your student’s holistic integration to USD and also acknowledges the reality of change for families in this time of transition. Today, session presenters convey information to understand how the resources work at USD and provide opportunities to ask questions. Carefully read each description to select the session that best meets your needs. Note: Families and guests must wear their Weekend Package wristband for admission to breakfast and lunch.

USD’s CATHOLIC IDENTITY: GARDEN, MESA, INTERSECTION Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Theatre

This session will describe USD’s Catholic identity by using three metaphors which emphasize our commitment to our Catholic character, diversity and inclusion. Parents will be invited to discuss hopes they have about sending their students to a Catholic university committed to diversity. The session concludes with a reflection on our combined hopes for the students.

8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Parent and Family Information Center Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rotunda

USD staff and parent ambassadors are available to answer your questions.

Torero Meal Plan and Student ID Card Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rooms C and D

9 – 10:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Garden of the Sky

Questions about eating on campus and how the student ID card works? Learn how the meal plan works and all of the discounts and savings available. The student ID card allows access to meals, residence halls, banking, retail and services on and off campus. Parents of Intercollegiate Athletes Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rooms E and F

Is your student participating in intercollegiate athletics at USD? Administrators in the athletic department will share important information from the student athlete handbook, discuss expectations, and outline services and resources available to assist student athletes in maintaining NCAA athletics eligibility. Taking Care of Business Manchester Conference Center, Auditorium

Parent Ambassador Program

A representative from the One Stop Student Center will discuss financial topics including the financial aid award and acceptance; billing statements and tuition payment; how to navigate the USD portal; granting parents online access to student information; details about the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act; registration and much more.

Join the Parent Ambassador Program to connect with USD, meet families and further support your student’s experience. For more information, visit www.sandiego.edu/parents Find us on facebook at www.facebook.com/USDParents

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Sunday, September 1, 2013 (cont.) 11 – 11:45 a.m. Session II

Choose from the following: Torero Meal Plan and Student ID Card Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rooms C and D

Repeated session. See description from previous page. Taking Care of Business Manchester Conference Center, Auditorium

11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. Lunch Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Garden of the Sky

Lunch is served. Note: Present your Weekend Package wristband for admission to lunch. 1:15 – 2 p.m. Session III

Choose from the following: Transition Experience for Transfer Students Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Theatre

Repeated session. See description from previous page. Staying Safe in College Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rooms E and F

Representatives will provide information about your student’s unique transition to USD by addressing resources helpful to the transfer student experience.

Be aware of your surroundings! This session will address the important role parents have in helping their student make good choices regarding personal safety. USD resources, campus emergency procedures, off-campus safety, alcohol and other drug use will be discussed.

The College Transition: What to Expect and How to Support Your Student’s Wellness Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rooms A and B

Information about adjustment to college, typical transition challenges and how families can best support their student by becoming familiar with campus services and resources will be discussed.

Student Leadership and Involvement at USD Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rooms H and I

USD offers numerous opportunities for students to develop their leadership capacities through involvement. Learn how involvement can assist in students’ adjustment, satisfaction and academic success. Also, learn how to make a difference at USD through USD’s Changemaker initiative.

Wellness Area Open House Hahn University Center (UC), Room 161

Representatives from the Center for Health and Wellness Promotion, Counseling Center, Disability Services and the Student Health Center will be available to answer individual questions regarding health and wellness services on campus.

International Study Abroad Opportunities Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Theatre

Money Management for Parents and Families Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rooms C and D

USD ranks No. 1 in the nation for the percentage of undergraduate students who study abroad. Students have the opportunity to study in more than 35 countries. Learn about the process of studying abroad and opportunities available for your student.

Your money matters! The Office of Financial Aid will offer tips as you manage your own finances in light of the ever-changing economy. Also, learn about resources available to assist students with gaining money management skills.

Founders Chapel Tour Founders Chapel

Daily and weekly Mass is held in Founders Chapel for the USD community. Take a tour and learn the history of USD’s Founders Chapel with Sr. Virginia Rodee ’57, ’74.

USD Parents Tell All Manchester Conference Center, Auditorium

USD parents share their experience, the resources they have come to know to support their student and the insight they have acquired.

*Space is limited. Sign up at the information table in the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Rotunda.

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Sunday, September 1, 2013 (cont.) Founders Chapel Tour Founders Chapel

Navigating the Office of Parent Relations Manchester Conference Center, Auditorium

Repeated session. See description from previous page.

The Office of Parent Relations is available to help with questions, concerns, and other needs. Learn valuable resources available to you during your student’s journey at USD.

*Space is limited. Please sign up at the information table in the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Rotunda. Student Leadership and Involvement at USD Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rooms H and I

Self-Guided Tour of Founders Chapel Founders Chapel

Repeated session. See description from previous page.

Daily and weekly Mass is held in Founders Chapel for the USD community. Delight yourself in the architectural beauty of Founders Chapel. Brochures will be available to assist with this self-guided tour.

International Study Abroad Opportunities Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rooms E and F

Repeated session. See description from previous page. 2:15 – 3 p.m. Session IV

Choose from the following: The College Transition: What to Expect and How to Support Your Student’s Wellness Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rooms A and B

Repeated session. See description from previous page. Wellness Area Open House Hahn University Center (UC), Room 161

Repeated session. See description from previous page. Money Management for Parents and Families Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rooms C and D

Repeated session. See description from previous page. Alumni Perspective: The power of the Torero Network Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), Rooms E and F

Welcome to the Torero Family! The alumni Torero network is 58,000 alumni strong and growing. Join distinguished USD alumni as they reflect on the importance of the alumni network and the role it played in their success after graduation.

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. LGBTQ and Allies ICE CREAM SOCIAL Mission Crossroads Back Lawn 3 – 4 p.m. free time

Meet with your student, stock up on Torero spirit gear from the Torero Store or become familiar with the campus by taking a stroll through Alcalá Park. Meet with your student beginning at 3:30 p.m. as you make your way to the Mass of Welcome. *If you need assistance, tram service to the Jenny Craig Pavilion will be available beginning at 3 p.m. in front of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice. 4 – 5:30 p.m. Mass of Welcome Jenny Craig Pavilion (JCP)

A very special liturgy welcomes new students and families into the USD community and features a blessing for students. Persons of all denominations are welcome and encouraged to attend. * If you need assistance, tram service to the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice will be available immediately following Mass. This is the final Transfer Fall Orientation parent and family event. Say your goodbyes! Come back to campus Oct., 11-13 for Homecoming and Family Weekend! Register online at www.sandiego.edu/hfw or find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/USDHomecoming

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WEST PARKING STRUCTURE

• IPJ Theatre • Parent/Family Orientation Sessions • Garden of the Sky • Garden of the Sea

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CAMINO HALL

• Public Safety

HUGHES CENTER

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MAHER HALL

• Admissions

SERRA HALL

• Auditorium • Parent/Family Orientation Sessions

MANCHESTER CONFERENCE CENTER

OLIN HALL

MARIAN WAY

OLIN LOT

COPLEY LIBRARY

IMMACULATA CHURCH

LAW SCHOOL LOT

• Torero Store • Mail Center

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• Parent/Family Info Center

DEGHERI ALUMNI CENTER

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• Borrego Courtyard • Palomar Lounge

ALCALÁ VISTA APTS

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MAIN ENTRANCE

MISSION PARKING COMPLEX

SPORTS FIELD

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FOWLER PARK

JENNY CRAIG PAVILION (JCP)

UNIVERSITY TERRACE APTS

• Pavilion Dining • Tu Mercado

STUDENT LIFE PAVILION (SLP)

• Mission Crossroads • Missions Fitness Center

MISSIONS HOUSING COMPLEX

MANCHESTER VILLAGE

UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO Transfer Fall Orientation 2013

LOMA HALL

• One Stop Student Center • Campus Card Services • US Bank • Forums A-C • ITS Help Desk • Parking Services • Ticket Office

HAHN UNIVERSITY CENTER (UC)

• Founders Chapel

FOUNDERS HALL

WEST ENTRANCE

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JOAN B. KROC INSTITUTE FOR PEACE & JUSTICE (IPJ)

• Warren Auditorium • Bishop Buddy Sala

MOTHER ROSALIE HILL HALL

9 - 11 a.m. West Parking Structure to IPJ

Monday, Sept. 2

8:30 - 10:30 a.m. West Parking Structure to IPJ 3 - 4:30 p.m. IPJ to JCP (for Mass) 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. JCP to IPJ and West Parking Structure

Sunday, Sept. 1

8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. West Parking Structure to Colachis Fountain 6 - 7 p.m. Eagan Plaza and Borrego Courtyard to IPJ 6 - 7 p.m. Colachis Fountain to IPJ 8 - 9 p.m. IPJ to West Parking Structure and Mission Parking Structure

Saturday, Aug. 31

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Special thanks to the following student leaders, student organizations, staff, committees and departments for their invaluable support of Transfer Fall Orientation: Event Crew • Amanda Jereige • Arianna Bellizzi • Benjamin Compton • • • • • • •

Gabriella Russo Heath Fontaine James Bennett Jessica Reyes Michelle Powelson Sarah Giddens Tammy Nguyen

Transfer Transition and Success Committee • Brooke Harrington • Dayanne Izmirian • Greg Grassi • Karina Viaud • Luke LaCroix • Margaret Leary • Stephanie Miller • Neena Din • Pauline Powell • Rose Cook • Stephanie Bernasconi • Stephen Schissler • Tim McCandless Welcome Team All 175+ of you! Resident Assistants

International Orientation Team Transfer Transition Team • Benjamin Compton • Brian Fernandez-Oquendo • Laura Martin • Alexis Mattison • Alexander Panvini • Meredith Relyea • Eric Robbibaro • Mary Katherine Volatile On-Campus Departments • Associated Students • Black Student Success Committee • Career Services • Center for Awareness, Service and Action • Center for Health and Wellness Promotion • Center for Student Success • College of Arts and Sciences • Copley Library • Dining Services • Facilities Management • Financial Aid • International Center • Jenny Craig Pavilion

• Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice • Marketing and university publications

• Office of International Students and Scholars • Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs • One Stop Student Center • Parent Relations • Parking Services • Public Safety • Residential Life • School of Business Administration • School of Leadership and Education Sciences • Student Health Center • Student Leadership and Involvement Center • Student Life Facilities • Tram Services • Transfer Student Organization • Undergraduate Admissions • United Front Multicultural Center • University Copy • University Events and Promotions • University Ministry

www.sandiego.edu

Transfer Fall Orientation

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the harbor cruise is only for new transfer and international students. Tickets will be available for purchase at the UC Ticket Office and International Center for $1 5. Transportation, food, beverages and entertainment will be provided. Buses will begin boarding in front of the Hahn University Center (uc) at 5:30 p.m. and the last bus will leave at 6:15 p.m. TRANSFER AND INTERNATIONAL STUDENT HARBOR CRUISE: Friday, Sept. 6, 7 – 9 p.m.

Upcoming Events

Mass of the Holy Spirit: Thursday, Sept. 12, Immaculata Church, 1 2: 1 5 p.m. Alcalá Bazaar: Tuesday, Sept. 10, Torero Way, 1 1:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Get involved! Meet representatives from 100+ student organizations. Federal Work Study Job Fair: Thursday, Sept. 5 Hahn University Center (UC), Forums A and B, Noon - 2 p.m. Welcome Week: Wednesday, Sept. 4 – Sunday, Sept. 15.


USD Transfer Fall Orientation