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University of San Diego - Hospitality Services


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5998 Alcala Park

San Diego, California 92110-2492

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Event Types Welcomed

Corporate Social Events | Expo/Competitions | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreats | Youth Retreat/Camps
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  • View of the Pacific Ocean from CampusView of the Pacific Ocean from Campus
  • The Immaculata ChurchThe Immaculata Church
  • Catered Event outside Immaculata ChurchCatered Event outside Immaculata Church
  • Aerial view of campusAerial view of campus
  • Theater in the Kroc Institute of Peace and JusticeTheater in the Kroc Institute of Peace and Justice
  • Boardroom at Kroc Institute of Peace and JusticeBoardroom at Kroc Institute of Peace and Justice
  • Reception space behind Kroc InstituteReception space behind Kroc Institute
  • Front of Rosalie Hill HallFront of Rosalie Hill Hall
  • Warren Theater inside Rosalie Hill HallWarren Theater inside Rosalie Hill Hall
  • Reception space behind Rosalie Hill HallReception space behind Rosalie Hill Hall
  • Shiley TheatreShiley Theatre
  • Hahn University Center - Poster SessionHahn University Center - Poster Session
  • Hahn University Center - Elegant dinnerHahn University Center - Elegant dinner
  • Manchester Conference Center ClassroomManchester Conference Center Classroom
  • Student Life Pavilion - Pavilion DiningStudent Life Pavilion - Pavilion Dining
  • Pavilion Dining: Micro-RestaurantsPavilion Dining: Micro-Restaurants
  • Lower Level Seating at Pavilion DiningLower Level Seating at Pavilion Dining
  • La Gran Terraza a California BistroLa Gran Terraza a California Bistro
  • Manchester Village HousingManchester Village Housing
  • Manchester Village ApartmentManchester Village Apartment
  • Borrego Courtyard HousingBorrego Courtyard Housing
  • Borrego Courtyard HousingBorrego Courtyard Housing
  • Alcala Vista ApartmentsAlcala Vista Apartments
  • San Buenaventura ApartmentsSan Buenaventura Apartments
  • Maher Hall Housing and ClassroomsMaher Hall Housing and Classrooms
  • Jenny Craig PavilionJenny Craig Pavilion
  • Sports Center Pool and Tennis CourtsSports Center Pool and Tennis Courts
  • Manchester Field and HousingManchester Field and Housing
  • Mission's Fitness CenterMission's Fitness Center
  • USD Mascot Diego Torero, Student Life PavilionUSD Mascot Diego Torero, Student Life Pavilion


About University of San Diego - Hospitality Services

The University of San Diego offers an inspirational setting for meetings, conferences, retreats, camps and special events. We will help you create a unique, memorable experience for your next San Diego, California event.

Our campus is the perfect location for your conference or event. San Diego offers sunny days and beautiful sunsets; world famous beaches, San Diego Zoo, Sea World, museums, theater and sporting events. The university boasts a plethora of meeting venues, classrooms, and conference spaces that can comfortably accommodate both small and large groups. University of San Diego’s convenient access to housing options include business services and amenities such as suites, apartments, and traditional residence halls for overnight guests. USD also has a partnership with Bartell Hotels that provides access to both budget and luxury hotel accommodations.

University of San Diego also facilitates planning services on a year-round basis and assists with the logistics of your event including event coordination, concierge services, program support, dining and catering services, and more. Watch the video above to learn more about some of the attributes that make the University of San Diego the ideal San Diego event venue.


Los Angeles - 100
Anaheim - 75
San Francisco - 500

San Diego International - 10 minutes

Taxi | Bus | Lyft | Uber

Onsite: Yes Fee

Our San Diego campus provides award-winning, nationally recognized, dining and catering services. Full-service restaurant and lounge are available as well.

Must Use In-House CateringYES
Cultural CateringYES
Venue Hosted Alcohol PermittedYES

A/V Tech Staff
ADA Accessible
Fitness Center
LCD Projectors
Outdoor Event/Meeting Space
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Projector Screen

5000 Attendees

100 Spaces

Theatre Style 650 | Classroom Style 200

Campus is fully wired, including residence halls.



Projector ScreenLCD Projectors

Alcohol ConsumptionYES


2,200 Overnight Guests

Residence Halls|Suite/Apt Style


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Total Number of
Overnight Guests

Accommodation Types
| Suite/Apartment Style | 65 units rooms | 249 beds | image
San Buenaventura

Beautiful apartments located in the heart of the valley, right next to the state of the art fitness center. Each apartment has 2-4 bedrooms and 1-2 bathrooms, with a comfortable living room, kitchen, and dinette.
| Suite/Apartment Style | 133 rooms | 260 beds | image
Missions A Residence Room

A suite-style residence hall perched upon the canyon, with breathtaking views of the canyon and the bay. Each suite has between 2-6 bedrooms, 1-2 bathrooms, and a comfortable living room. Missions A is located next to the Missions Fitness Center.
| Residence Halls | 216 rooms | 348 beds | image
Missions Living Room

Our classic dormitory-style residence halls are nestled into the Valley area near the fitness center, Bosley Cafe, and are just down the hill from main campus. They offer single or multiple occupancy bedrooms, with communal bathrooms and lounges on each floor.
| Residence Halls | 87 rooms | 243 beds | image
Maher Hall Exterior

En suite accommodations located in the heart of our campus, next door to the beautiful Immaculata. Each rooms contains 1-3 beds, and a private-use bathroom. There is a shared lounge on each floor.
| Residence Halls | 125 rooms | 304 beds | image
Camino and Founders Halls Exterior

Camino and Founders dormitory-style residence buildings are being completely remodeled in 2020. Located on the west side of campus, each building has single or multiple occupancy rooms, with communal bathrooms on each floor. Located just west of the beautiful Immaculata, each building has a beautiful outdoor courtyard for entertaining or dining, and has prime location to many of our meeting spaces.
| Suite/Apartment Style | 182 units rooms | 681 beds | image
Vistas Residences - Exterior

Four beautiful buildings atop a vista, with gorgeous canyon views. Each apartment has 2-4 bedrooms, 1-2 bathrooms, a living room, a kitchen, and a dinette.
| Suite/Apartment Style | 62 units rooms | 295 beds | image
Manchester Residence Hall - Exterior

Single bedrooms with two to four rooms per apartment. A comfortable living room, kitchen, and dinette.

Amenities + Unique Experiences


A/V Tech Staff
A/V Tech Staff
ADA Accessible
ADA Accessible
Fitness Center
Fitness Center
LCD Projectors
LCD Projectors
Outdoor Event/Meeting Space
Outdoor Event/Meeting Space
Overnight Accommodations
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Parking On-Site
Projector Screen
Projector Screen

Event Spaces

Meeting and Event Spaces

Max Capacities

Meeting + Event Spaces
| 10,000 SQ FT | 500 indoors / 90 outdoors Banquet Style | 20 - 200 Classroom Style | 20 - 200 Conference Style | 10 - 150 Hollow Square Space Style | 10 - 150 Open-U Style | image

A multi-purpose venue that houses a large ballroom which can be divided into three smaller areas, indoor meeting rooms, and outdoor spaces with spectacular views. It also holds our in-house restaurant La Gran Terraza.
| Varies SQ FT | n/a Banquet Style | 49 Classroom Style | 26 Conference Style | 26 Hollow Square Space Style | 20 Open-U Style | image
Camino Hall - Exterior

Camino Hall is being completely remodeled in 2020. It has several multi-use classrooms, all with smart-board technology and is home to Shiley Theater and the Camino Courtyard.
| 4,700 SQ FT | n/a Banquet Style | n/a Classroom Style | n/a Conference Style | n/a Hollow Square Space Style | n/a Open-U Style | image
Shiley Theater

This classically inspired facility seats 600 guests and has a state of the art audio/visual system. The theater can be used on its own or together with the adjacent Camino Courtyard to create the highest quality event.
| 14,000 SQ FT | 600 sit down / 1500 reception style Banquet Style | n/a Classroom Style | n/a Conference Style | n/a Hollow Square Space Style | n/a Open-U Style | image

This large, picturesque, courtyard is framed by a rose garden and Spanish Renaissance architecture. Used alone or in conjunction with the Shiley Theater, this beautiful venue can be the backdrop for your unique event.
| Varies SQ FT | 112 Banquet Style | 86 Classroom Style | 54 Conference Style | 54 Hollow Square Space Style | 48 Open-U Style | image
Maher Hall

Maher Hall hosts several state of the art classrooms with Smart Board technology. It is home to Salomon Hall, a large multi-configuration room with a built in stage. Also located within Maher is Aroma's Coffee House, which is perfect for an informal or casual gathering. In the courtyard is a lovely Rose Garden, which has hosted outdoor luncheons and private functions.
| varies SQ FT | n/a Banquet Style | 53 Classroom Style | 35 Conference Style | 35 Hollow Square Space Style | 22 Open-U Style | image
Saints Tekakwitha and Serra Hall

Beautiful Saints Tekakwitha and Serra Hall has twelve state-of-the-art "smart classrooms" with high tech equipment for all your meeting needs. A great setting for educational programs or an interactive seminar.
| varies SQ FT | n/a Banquet Style | 42 Classroom Style | n/a Conference Style | n/a Hollow Square Space Style | n/a Open-U Style | image
Loma Hall Meeting Room

Home to USD's new School of Engineering, Loma Hall is equipped with six state-of-the-art "smart classrooms" with high tech interface for the highest quality environment for learning.
| 7,000 SQ FT | 240 indoors / 200 outdoors Banquet Style | n/a Classroom Style | n/a Conference Style | n/a Hollow Square Space Style | n/a Open-U Style | image
La Gran Terraza

Featuring fresh, local Californian cuisine including an outstanding lunch buffet and farm-to-table a la carte lunch and dinner menus. An expansive view of Tecolote Canyon and Mission Bay, a spacious floor plan and two-sided fireplace complement your dining experience. Bask in the sun on our delightful terrace while enjoying San Diego's temperate climate.
| 13,000 SQ FT | 280 indoors / 250 outdoors Banquet Style | 15-198 Classroom Style | 50-198 Conference Style | 25-198 Hollow Square Space Style | 25-150 Open-U Style | image
Joan B. Kroc Institute of Peace & Justice

The Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice building features state-of-the-art classrooms, conflict resolution and meeting rooms, a 288 seat auditorium, as well as an art gallery. In the front of the building is the La Paloma Café, a great place to grab a sandwich or a cup of coffee and enjoy the beautiful views. Located on the west side of the Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice is the reflection room. The room offers a tranquil setting for quiet reflection as it overlooks a stunning view of the San Diego skyline. Just outside of the reflection room in the Garden of the Sea is the most prized view from campus, a 180-degree panorama of Mission Bay and San Diego Harbor.
| 80,000 SQ FT | 100 sit down / 200 reception style Banquet Style | 10 - 30 Classroom Style | 60 Conference Style | image
Mother Rosalie Hill Hall

Mother Rosalie Hill Hall is a state-of-the art facility that incorporates cutting edge technology in its classrooms. It sits on a picturesque mesa in the northwest corner of campus. MRH Hall has a variety of meeting spaces, including Warren Auditorium, an executive classroom, two plazas, an inner courtyard, six classrooms, and six seminar rooms. Enjoy excellent view of Mission Bay from spacious patios.
| 20,000 SQ FT | 50 indoors / 100 outdoors Banquet Style | 50 Classroom Style | 80 Conference Style | 25 Hollow Square Space Style | 25 Open-U Style | image
Degheri Alumni Center- Courtyard

This three-story building features an open air center courtyard and rear patio, a conference center, and living room equipped with yearbooks, photographs and a fireplace.
| 94,000 SQ FT | 1000 indoors / 900 outdoors Banquet Style | n/a Classroom Style | n/a Conference Style | n/a Hollow Square Space Style | n/a Open-U Style | image
Jenny Craig Pavilion - Eagan Plaza

The Jenny Craig Pavilion is a 5,100 seat arena usable for sports, concerts and unique events with state-of-the-art sound and lighting equipment. In addition to the arena, facility includes: a large entry parlor, conference/hospitality suite, locker rooms, sports medicine rooms, weight room and green rooms. Outdoors is Eagan Plaza and a large fountain, ideal for receptions and evenings under the stars.

Food + Beverage

Food + Beverage


Our San Diego campus provides award-winning, nationally recognized, dining and catering services. Full-service restaurant and lounge are available as well.
Dining Options
| Seating Capacity: 360 indoor & 250 outdoor | image
Pavilion Dining Room

Pavilion Dining is home to an array of unique dining concepts that fuse distinct ingredients and flavors to create delicious menus in an inviting environment. Menus were developed in partnership with the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone. Recipient of a Silver Loyal E. Horton Award presented by NACUFS for excellence in dining. 7 days a week breakfast, lunch, and dinner items are available a la carte (items priced individually). Vegetarian and gluten-free options available. Special dietary restrictions can typically be accommodated.
| Seating Capacity: n/a - to go market | image
Tu Mercado

Tu Mercado is a one-stop shopping destination. It hosts a grocery store, delicatessen, and beverage bar that provides coffee, espresso and tea. A gelato counter has a variety of sweet treats. Tu Mercado also has a wide variety of gluten-free options.
| Seating Capacity: 100 | image
La Paloma cafe

Enjoy globally inspired, simple, sustainable, local food for your mind and body. Enjoy an in-depth, sustainable menu. Foods are made from scratch in-house whenever possible. Enjoy sandwiches and salads made to order, our Mongolian Grill, breakfast served all day, and a full espresso and tea bar.
| Seating Capacity: 125 | image
La Gran Terraza

La Gran Terraza is an outstanding location that offers you incredible ambience and a team of dedicated culinary and event professionals, doing it all in the center of the remarkable and beautiful University of San Diego campus. La Gran Terraza is conveniently located within the University Center with breathtaking views of San Diego Bay and Tecolote Canyon, the restaurant includes a sophisticated grand dining room, private wine room, a pub, and an outdoor terrace. Visit to view current menus.
| Seating Capacity: 50 | image
O'Tooles Pub at La Gran Terraza

O'Toole's provides guests with a varied, flavorful menu featuring hot and cold tapas as well as heartier pub entrees for lunch and dinner. In the evenings, choose from local, craft beers and an extensive wine list that features many University of San Diego alumni-owned wineries. Peruse our local, craft beer menu featuring Stone Brewing Co., Karl Strauss and many more. In the evenings, O'Toole's is 21 and up only. Visit to view current menus.
| Seating Capacity: n/a | image
Healthy veggies

USD's award-winning ining program can accommodate special dietary needs such as allergies, gluten-free, Halal, vegetarian, vegan, etc. Please contact us with specific requests.


Location + Transportation

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Nearby Airport
San Diego International - 10 minutes
Nearby Cities
Los Angeles - 100 miles | Anaheim - 75 miles | San Francisco - 500
Transportation + Parking
Onsite Parking

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions
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Balboa Park is a 1,200-acre urban cultural park. In addition to open space areas, natural vegetation zones, green belts, gardens, and walking paths, it contains museums, several theaters, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. There are also many recreational facilities and several gift shops and restaurants within the boundaries of the park. Placed in reserve in 1835, the park's site is one of the oldest in the United States dedicated to public recreational use. Named for the Spanish maritime explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa, the park hosted the 1915–16 Panama–California Exposition and 1935–36 California Pacific International Exposition, both of which left architectural landmarks. The park and its historic Exposition buildings were declared a National Historic Landmark and National Historic Landmark District in 1977, and placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Distance from USD: 6.7 miles
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The San Diego Zoo houses over 3,700 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies. Its parent organization, San Diego Zoo Global, is the largest zoological membership association in the world, with more than 250,000 member households and 130,000 child memberships, representing more than a half million people. San Diego Zoo pioneered the concept of open-air, cageless exhibits that re-create natural animal habitats, and it is one of the few zoos in the world that houses the giant panda. In 2013 the Zoo added a new Koalafornia Adventure, providing an upclose experience with the Australian marsupials. Distance from USD: 5 miles
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San Diego is know for its beaches, and there are many to choose from! Whether you want to shop on the boardwalk of Mission Beach, explore the caves of La Jolla, or just sun yourself at Pacific Beach, there's always an option for everyone! USD is located only minutes away from the beaches, and has breathtaking views of the bay. Distance from USD: 4.9 miles.
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The Birthplace of California, where the first Europeans settled. What was it like in California in 1850? History is waiting for you with over 17 historic points of interest and the finest in professional theatre, museums, artisans, galleries and shops all within easy walking distance with free live entertainment, mariachis, dancers, period attire docents providing tours and more. Distance from USD: 1.6 miles.
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On your next trip to San Diego you can be assured of two things: the weather will be amazing, and you'll discover lots to do at Seaport Village. Come explore 50-plus diverse shops, 17 unique eateries and outdoor entertainment. Seaport Village is where the magic of the sea comes to life. A 14 acre waterfront shopping, dining and entertainment complex recreating a harbor side setting of a century ago. Distance from USD: 5.5 miles.
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Only a stone's throw away from USD, go to SeaWorld and enjoy some of the most thrilling rides in San Diego inspired by the force and power of the sea. Or enjoy fabulous, family-friendly, live entertainment. Celebrate the sea in our Shamu® show, One Ocean. Get an up-close and personal look at the incredible variety of marine life at SeaWorld San Diego. Enjoy close-up views of our gregarious penguins as they eat, waddle and play. Surround yourself with, touch and feed gliding rays in a one-of-a-kind grotto. Add new depths to your SeaWorld San Diego experience with reservations-only guided tours and as close-as-possible animal encounters. Distance from USD: 4 miles.
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Enter a magical kingdom where you can sail with pirates, explore exotic jungles, meet fairy-tale princesses, dive under the ocean and rocket through the stars—all in the same day! Disneyland Park is a beloved Southern California destination where generations of families have made their Disney dreams come true. Opened in 1955, Walt Disney’s original theme park is divided into 8 extravagantly themed lands—Main Street, U.S.A., Tomorrowland, Fantasyland, Mickey's Toontown, Frontierland, Critter Country, New Orleans Square and Adventureland. Across the street is the fabulous Disney California Advenure Park, where you can explore 8 exciting lands that bring to life Disney and Pixar stories and characters through amazing attractions, entertainment and dining! The 2 most recent additions—Buena Vista Street and the awe-inspiring Cars Land—join the themed lands of Condor Flats, Grizzly Peak, Paradise Pier, Pacific Wharf, "a bug's land" and Hollywood Land. With so much to do day and night, Disneyland Resort has something for every member of your family. Distance from USD: 91.5 miles.