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With nearly 200 program offerings and 240+ unique student organizations, South Dakota State University is the perfect place for you to pursue your education.

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Fall 2020

Wondering what campus is like this fall? See what precautions we are taking to ensure a safe and positive experience for our students, faculty, staff and visitors.

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JacksRBack

The JacksRBack task force is responsible for developing and planning SDSU’s return to on-campus operations for the fall 2020 semester.

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Frequently Asked Questions

View the latest questions and answers regarding how the campus is operating during the fall 2020 semester.

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Student Life

SDSU students know there’s no shortage of activities from which to choose right here on campus and within the Brookings community. See what SDSU and our community has to offer.

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Learn About SDState

As a land-grant university, we’ve always served South Dakota; today we build on that tradition by developing responsible global leaders.

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Campus Attractions

Looking for something to do during the week or on the weekends? Come to the SDSU campus and enjoy visiting museums, shopping at the bookstore, or dining at one of our many establishments.

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University Events

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Sep 24

Live DJ Glow Yoga

Coolidge Sylvan Theatre
Sep 24

Reynolds to hold faculty recital

Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center
Sep 25

Reflections: Theatre+Dance at the Garden

McCrory Gardens Education & Visitor Center
Sep 25

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NSF project to build farmers’ confidence in precision ag technologies

Building farmer’s confidence in precision agriculture technologies is the goal of a National Science project led by Maaz Gardezi, an assistant professor of sociology and rural studies and an affiliate faculty of natural resource management at South Dakota State.

Jackrabbits near and far rally together to break records on One Day for STATE

One gift every 15 seconds for 24 hours—that’s the breakdown of what Jackrabbits in all 50 states and across 19 countries accomplished together as one Sept. 10 during One Day for STATE.

Record retention, domestic student enrollment stabilizes SDSU’s headcount

Figures released today by the South Dakota Board of Regents showed enrollment at South Dakota State University to be 11,405 students.

NSF grant puts spin in semiconductor materials

Associate physics professor Parashu Kharel received a three-year, nearly $160,000 National Science Foundation grant to develop and test new semiconductor materials.