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South Dakota State University

Welcome Back, Jacks!

A busy SDSU Student Union is on the horizon. We’re looking forward to seeing our union Main Street buzzing again when students return to campus this fall!

You belong here. 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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Summer 2021

SDSU offers a variety of courses throughout the summer for students to continue their studies. Visit our Summer 2021 site for more information.

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Fall 2021 FAQs

Important information intended to help students, faculty, staff and others prepare for the fall 2021 semester.

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JacksRBack: Fall 2021

The JacksRBack task force is responsible for developing and planning SDSU’s return to on-campus operations for the fall 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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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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Jun 23

Prairie Repertory Theatre Presents: The Gin Game

Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center
Jun 24

Summertime Food Trucks and Fun

Agricultural Heritage Museum
Jun 24

Prairie Repertory Theatre Presents: The Gin Game

Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center
Jun 25

Prairie Repertory Theatre Presents: The Gin Game

Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center

University News

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Hailey Olson, left, of Sioux Falls, and Jordan Neubrand, of Sioux City, Iowa, attend a patient mannequin in the simulation lab on the Brookings campus Oct. 27. The second-semester nursing students are observed by instructor Nicole Carlson, who was able to participate thanks to a new telepresence robot despite being quarantined at home in Sioux Falls.

West River Nursing Programs Begin Transition

Plans are underway to transition bachelor-level nursing education programs in western South Dakota from two universities to one. The recommendation comes from a state task force that spent the past year studying efficiencies within the public university system.

Students earn Hospitality Minnesota Education Foundation scholarships

South Dakota State University students Aryanna Mulroy and Kenna Foss have received scholarships from the Hospitality Minnesota Education Foundation.

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Ackman and Wismer team up for 'The Gin Game'

Two familiar faces return to the Prairie Repertory Theatre stage this week in “The Gin Game.”

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SDSU employees granted Juneteenth holiday, certain university functions to remain open

Gov. Kristi Noem announced a holiday for state workers Friday, June 18, in honor of Juneteenth. This order is in response to the “Juneteenth National Independence Day Act,” which was signed today by President Joseph R. Biden.