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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. Schedule a campus visit or apply online today.

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2021 Spring Ceremonies

Spring 2021 ceremonies will take place on Saturday, May 8, 2021 and Sunday, May 9, 2021.

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Be part of what's next.

As we look toward the fall 2021 semester, here’s your chance to experience a more normal SDSU.

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The JacksRBack task force is responsible for developing and planning SDSU’s return to on-campus operations for the spring 2021 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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COVID-19 Vaccine

Are vaccines safe and effective? Who can get a vaccine? Where can I get a vaccine? When can I get a vaccine? Get the answers to these questions and more.

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COVID-19 Testing

View the latest information regarding COVID-19 testing hours, locations and options.

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COVID-19 Dashboard

The SDSU COVID-19 dashboard provides updates of COVID-19 related data to the SDSU community. The data will be updated by approximately noon each day.

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University Events

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Apr 22

SDSU Ag Day - Ag Proud: Sustaining the Future

University Student Union
Apr 22

Lately - Angela Zonunpari

Virtual Event
Apr 23

SDSU Baseball vs. North Dakota State (Double Header)

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Apr 23

English Café: Academic Language Nourishment


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The 2021 Common Read selection

2021 Common Read selection unveiled

Called “Stirring . . . [a] blueprint for all those who believe . . . that ‘the world . . . should be full of people raising their voices’” by The New York Times, “What they Eyes Don’t See” has been chosen as the 2021 Common Read selection at South Dakota State University.

South Dakota State University Students Selected to Represent the South Dakota Dairy Industry as Midwest Dairy Ambassadors

Five South Dakota State University students have been selected to represent South Dakota’s dairy industry as part of the 2021 Midwest Dairy Ambassador Program.

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S.D. DOT project evaluates integrity of highway base layer

The secret to a durable highway lies beneath the driving surface.

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SDSU recognizes student works at URSCAD

South Dakota State University held its annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Day virtually April 12-14. In addition to selecting top student performances, the university announced the recipients of the Schultz-Werth Awards and the Joseph F.