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South Dakota State University

Join us for Junior Day!

High school juniors, now is the perfect time to start learning about colleges and exploring majors, campus life, career possibilities and more. Junior Day is on Saturday, February 11, and is arranged just for high school juniors and their families to learn about all the important aspects of college life and get a glimpse of life as a Jackrabbit!

You Belong Here. Here's your chance to experience SDSU. Take the opportunity to make connections, follow your career path, to try something new. With nearly 200 program offerings, 240+ unique student organizations, daily campus events, community outreach, innovative research, performing arts and Division I athletics, there's a place for everyone at SDSU.

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Come meet the people that will help shape your future and define your college experience!

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The College Tour

SDSU is featured in season four of The College Tour. The 30-minute episode, hosted by reality TV star Alex Boylan, showcases what life is like at SDState through the eyes of Jackrabbits.

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Awards & Rankings

Numerous entities rank SDSU’s colleges and academic programs among the nation’s best.

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Student Life

Maximize your Jackrabbit experience by engaging with new people, joining a club, attending events and getting involved in the community. There is so much that our SDSU community has to offer.

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The Wintrode Student Success and Opportunity Center

The Opportunity Center embraces SDSU’s land-grant mission by supporting educational access for all students.

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American Indian Opportunities

SDSU seeks to create a welcoming and supportive campus environment for American Indian students through a variety of academic programs, scholarships, student services and initiatives.

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University Events

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Feb 9

Barry, Berry, and Bingo

Feb 10

Wrestling vs Oklahoma State

Feb 11

Free Family Fun Day

University News

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Santos analyzes economic conditions in South Dakota

Joe Santos, director of South Dakota State University’s Ness School of Management and Economics where he leads the Dykhouse Program in Money, Banking and Regulation, was invited to discuss economic conditions for South Dakota at the 2023 Regional Economic Conditions Conference.  ...

SDSU commencement ceremonies to be held at Swiftel Center

South Dakota State University officials announced today that commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2023 will be held May 6 at the Swiftel Center in Brookings.

Community Practice Innovation Center team's manuscript featured in Pharmacy Times

A team from the Community Practice Innovation Center at South Dakota State University has recently published a manuscript detailing the results of a campaign to raise awareness of pharmacist and pharmacy-related services for patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

SDSU senior named one of AAF’s most promising multicultural students

Lesly Abarca-Valladares, a senior advertising major in the School of Communication and Journalism at South Dakota State University, has been named one of the nation’s most promising multicultural students for 2023 by the American Advertising Federation.