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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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COVID-19 Testing

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

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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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View the latest questions and answers regarding how the campus is operating during 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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University Events

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Feb 25

Live product tour - An Introduction to Labster

Virtual Event
Feb 25
Feb 25

State University Theatre Presents: God of Carnage

Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center
Feb 26

SDSU Women's Basketball vs. Kansas City

Frost Arena

University News

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Johnson selected for 2021 Purple Heart Patriot Project

South Dakota State University Coordinator for Veterans Affairs Connie Johnson has been selected to participate in the 2021 Purple Heart Patriot Project, held Sept. 26 through Oct. 1.

The College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences Welcomes a New Soil Health Researcher

Sutie Xu, a soil health researcher, has joined the Department of Agronomy, Horticulture and Plant Science at South Dakota State University as an Assistant Professor.

Schultz named to Student Leaders in Public Health cohort

South Dakota State University student Heidi Schultz has been named to a 10-member Student Leaders in Public Health cohort by the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center.

SDSU study examines woodchip quality in bioreactors

Associate professor Guanghui Hua, professor Chris Schmit and lecturer Kyungnan “Karen” Min are evaluating the efficiency of fresh and weathered woodchips at removing nitrates from tile drainage water.