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upcoming events

Olé Weekend
August 31- September 3

Mass of Welcome
September 1

Labor Day Holiday
September 2

Classes Begin
September 4

Sweet Celebration
September 4, 12pm
Hahn UC Exhibit Hall

Student Affairs Divisional Breakfast
September 13, 8:30-11am
Hahn UC Forum C

Conversations with Carmen
September 19, 1pm
Outside Tú Mercado

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Weekends @ USD
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Fit into Fall
Yoga Fusion
1st and 3rd Friday of the month 12:30-1:25pm
Mission Fitness Center

Total Body Conditioning
Every Wednesday
Mission Fitness Center

CHR@USD Football Tailgate
USD vs. Western New Mexico
September 7
Tailgate- 4:30-6pm, Kickoff- 6pm
Each employee is eligible to receive four meal and game tokens

Suzie's Farm Tour
Date TBA
RSVP to by September 1

Annual Employee Service and Recognition Luncheon
October 22, 11:30-1:30pm
More info TBA

Monthly Walks
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Welcome Week Schedule

If you have not seen the Welcome Week schedule for September 3-15, be sure to check it out below!

Residential Life Update

Tony Quezada has accepted a new position as Assistant Resident Dean at UCSD, where he will be working with first-year students. His last day will be Saturday, August 31st after Maher Hall opens. Residential Life will be hosting an event expressing our gratitude for his years of service to USD later in September. Many congratulations to Tony in his new role. We will all miss him!

Please join us in welcoming USD's first ever Welcome Team, a group of dedicated students who will be assisting our newest Toreros move-in this Saturday in all of the residential areas. They return today, August 29th. If you know any of these student volunteers, please thank them for their service this weekend!

USD Fraternity GPA Ranking

Congratulations to the fraternity community at USD. They were recently ranked 9th in the nation for highest overall GPA!

Student Affairs Breakfast: Save the Date

Please save the date for this year's Student Affairs breakfasts, which will be held on September 13 (Hahn UC Forum C), December 13 and June 3rd from 8:30-11am.

Locations for the December and June breakfasts will be announced closer to those dates.

Hahn UC Ticket Office Attraction Prices

The Hahn UC Ticket Office has updated their prices and offerings for the new academic year! Check out the price list below or you can visit for more information.

Shout Outs

Shout out to Mariann Sanchez, Sean Horrigan and Justine Darling for their efforts coordinating an excellent two-day workshop on conflict resolution and restorative justice! -Marie Minnick

Shout out to Kenny Eng for all his help with our summer video projects! -Marie Minnick

Shout out to Andrew van der Hoek for all his hard work, knowledge and dedication in improving our print-out and online permit system. -The Whole Parking Services Team

Shout out to Mark Ceder, Greg Zackowski and all of OA for offering expanded Pre-O retreats, and the positive attitude their student leaders exhibited during the move-in process this past week. -Dayanne Izmirian

Shout out to the Center of Student Success Team for outstanding leadership in Ready to Launch! Torero Countdown to Ole Weekend! Cheers! – Carmen M. Vazquez

Shout out to Residential Life for managing to accommodate all nine LLC themes and one of the largest classes in USD’s history! Great job. – Carmen M. Vazquez

Shout out to Outdoor Adventures for the pre-O experiences our newest Toreros are enjoying right now! Amazing opportunities for making early on connections. – Carmen M. Vazquez

Shout out to the SLIC and AS for the fun-filled and exciting Torero Welcome Week programs! See you there. – Carmen M. Vazquez

Shout out to all of Student Affairs team members for your unceasing dedication in welcoming the class of 2017, new transfer students, and graduate students. Ole! Ole! Your role in presenting timely and relevant information is greatly appreciated. – Carmen M. Vazquez

Want to recognize a colleague for their great work or general awesomeness? Submit a Shout Out for the next Student Affairs Newsletter to Liberty at

Please send any news or events for the upcoming week to Kenny Eng by Wednesdays at 12pm.