University of San Diego – San Diego, CA

University of San Diego

5998 Alcala Park

San Diego, CA 92110


Photos from Engineering Innovation at the University of San Diego – 2018!


This site is a commuting site only;  there are no residential facilities.

Maximum of 24 students will be enrolled.


General Information

    • Course Dates:  June 24 – July 19
    • Time:  Monday – Friday; 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    • No class on Thursday, July 4th
  • Ms. Sally Herr

    Sally Herr

    Ms. Herr will join Engineering Innovation in 2018 as a new Instructor.  She has a BS/BA degree in electrical engineering from the University of San Diego.  She also has an MBA from San Diego State University.  Ms. Herr has worked in government defense, including at SAIC, the Department of the Navy, General Atomics, and TrellisWare Technologies.

  • Ms. Maitrayee Sahi

    Ms. Sahi has two masters degrees, one in space sciences and one in physics.  She is a science and math teacher at Garfield High School.  This is her first year with Engineering Innovation.

Site Specific Information

  • A campus map can be found here.

    The building and room information will be provided in June 2019.

  • Most days students will have an hour for lunch.  Occasionally the lab schedule will necessitate a shorter lunch break.  The timing of the lunch break may change daily depending upon the schedule, but it will happen between 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM. Students may bring a lunch or purchase lunch on campus at either Tu Mercado or Student Life Pavilion Dining.  Students are not permitted to leave campus for lunch.

  • Students who choose to drive to campus should park in the Mission Structure which is located just past the main entrance to the University of San Diego at Linda Vista Road and Alcala Park Way.  There is a daily fee to park on campus.  For more information about campus parking please visit the university parking website.

  • Students will ave access to computers to complete their online research.

  • San Diego Metropolitan Transit System – Trolley

    Students may take the Green Line MTS Trolley to either the Old Town stop or the Linda Vista stop.

    From the Old Town stop, they can ride in a  University of San Diego Tram to campus.

    From the Morena/Linda Vista stop they can walk up to the University of San Diego West Parking Structure and ride in a University of San Diego Tram to campus.  There is no charge to ride the Tram.

    University of San Diego Tram Services

    During the Summer Session, Tram Services runs on a minimum schedule due to low ridership. Expected wait times can range from 10 – 20 minutes. If you are experiencing a wait time greater than 20 minutes please call the Tram Services office or the Public Safety Dispatch center. Tram Services office hours are from 8am-4:00pm and can be reached at 619-260-8899, Public Safety Dispatch can be reached 24/7 at 619-260-7777.

    On–Campus Service Hours
    6:45 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. Monday through Friday

    Old Town Service Hours
    Morning Shuttle from Old Town Transit Center to USD
    6:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. (approximately every half-hour)

    Afternoon Shuttle from USD to Old Town Transit Center
    3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (approximately every half-hour)



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