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One Day. One University. One Jackrabbit Family. Your support helped us raise $1,420,100 during our 24-hour donation celebration.

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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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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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 19

Lolz-apolooza: Brian O'Sullivan

Coolidge Sylvan Theatre
Sep 20

Party On The Porch

McCrory Gardens Education & Visitor Center
Sep 20

The Dyer's Garden Workshop

McCrory Gardens Education & Visitor Center
Sep 22

Behind the Scenes at the South Dakota Art Museum - Guild Zoom Program

South Dakota Art Museum

University News

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Mural helps connect students

When hearing Katrina ‘Kat’ Gilbertson is majoring in psychology along with pursuing minors in human development and family studies and women, gender and sexuality studies, one does not expect to learn she’s the artist who painted the #JacksForAll mural in the University Student Union at South Dak

State University Theatre and Dance opens season Sept. 25

State University Theatre and Dance opens its fall 2020 season at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 with “Reflections: Theatre+Dance at the Garden” at McCrory Gardens.

Sustainability Ambassador Program Announced

Join faculty, staff, and students from across campus in the Sustainability Ambassador Program. This five-week program will take a deep dive into sustainability concepts enriching participants' understanding and empowering them to share and practice what they learn.

Stanley J. Marshall Center Earns LEED Silver

This summer, the Stanley J. Marshall Center addition was the fifteenth building on the SDSU campus to earn a LEED certification. Thirteen campus buildings are certified as LEED Silver and two are certified as LEED Gold.