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Adventure Awaits

Happy Hobo Week, Jackrabbits! Hobo Week 2021 begins Monday, building excitement leading up to Hobo Day, which starts at 9:30 a.m. with the parade. Check out our weeklong schedule to celebrate campus traditions and create new ones.

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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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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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 SDSU and our community has to offer.

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Student Activities

Discover many amazing opportunities at South Dakota State University. With 240+ student organizations, there's a place for everyone at SDSU.

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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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Oct 20

2021 Eastern South Dakota Water Conference

Oct 21

Minnesota Visit Day

University Student Union
Oct 21

SDSU Wellness Center Rummage Sale

Miller Wellness Center
Oct 21

A Bold Announcement

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University News

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All SD Colleges, Universities Extend Free Application Period to Six Weeks for South Dakota Residents

Board of Regents Launches Our Dakota Dream Coalition, Extends Free College Application Campaign

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EduMed recognizes SDSU as a top online school in health care education

South Dakota State University has been named one of 2021’s best schools for online programs and courses in health care education by

SDSU earned top honors for distance education in the following subject areas:

SDSU Foundation Forever Blue Campaign

SDSU Foundation Set to Make Historic Announcement on SDSU’s Latest Comprehensive Campaign

The SDSU Foundation will present two game-changing events Thursday as the university embarks on its third and largest comprehensive fundraising campaign.

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SDNA honors seven from College of Nursing

South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing had seven individuals recognized for their service at the 2021 South Dakota Nurses Association Convention and annual business meeting Oct. 3-4.

The two-day, virtual convention focused on The Year of the Nurse 2020-2021.