The Coyote Crazies cheering in the student section.

Paw Points

Part of what makes USD so special is how connected our students become with the university and community. When you are living your best Yote Life, you deserve to be celebrated! Paw Points rewards involved Coyotes.

Get Rewarded for Leading the Pack

Paw Points rewards the most involved students on campus for their attendance at university events.  Events are designated on the university calendar with the Paw Points logo.

Earning Paw Points is fun and easy:

  • Attend Paw Points events
  • Swipe your Coyote Card
  • Enjoy the event
  • Accumulate points throughout the semester and score some sweet prizes

Attend Big Events, Win Big Prizes



Prizes are auctioned away to Paw Points leaders at the end of each month, semester and at the end of the year. A few of the prizes from the past year included:

  • TVs
  • Video games
  • Movies
  • iPad
  • Beats headphones


Explore USD Events

 A USD Student marching in the D Days parade with a Crazies sign.

Athletic Events

Cheer on the Coyotes Athletics teams and earn Paw Points while you support! Get loud, get rewarded.

Cheer on the Coyotes
Two Greek Life girls posing during Bid Day.

Greek Life Events

Attending Greek life events events is a great way to get involved and win amazing prizes.

Join the Greek Life

hear from a usd student

Success story Vijnathi Katamaneni smiling.
Apart from academics, USD has activities/events been held throughout the semester. There will be an event or activities a week. The ones I liked most are movies in PIT area, GALA night, Diwali celebrations and so on. The best one was the Thanksgiving get-together at Computer Science Department with pot-luck lunch, and photos. In short, a small packet with big surprise.

Vijnathi Katamaneni

B.S. Computer and Information Sciences, Artificial Intelligence '22
Bangalore, India

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