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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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A Bold Announcement

View A Bold Announcement, which revealed details of SDSU's next comprehensive campaign.

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View a recap of Oct. 21's events surrounding A Bold Announcement, SDSU's comprehensive campaign.

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Application fees for South Dakota State University will be waived from Oct. 18 to Nov. 30, 2021.

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View the latest information regarding SDSU's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Get information on COVID-19 policies, procedures, vaccines, testing, etc.

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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 23

Hobo Day

Oct 24

Senior Recital: Ally Quanbeck

Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center
Oct 24

Senior Recital: Joanna Engels

Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center
Oct 25

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Students receive award at AISES National Conference

South Dakota State University’s American Indian Science and Engineering Society student organization received The Outreach and Community Service Award at the annual AISES National Conference, held Sept. 23-25 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

A Bold Announcement: SDSU's Next Comprehensive Campaign

SDSU launches $500 million comprehensive campaign

Largest campaign in state history will focus on people-centered initiatives, scholarships, faculty support
South Dakota State University announced today a goal to raise $500 million in its third comprehensive campaign in the school’s history.

Child and Family Resource Network to hold online parenting classes in November

The Child and Family Resource Network at South Dakota State University will hold four free parenting classes online in November. These classes focus on helping parents discover what their children’s behaviors could mean.

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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