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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

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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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Sep 19

Mount Calvary Lutheran Student Fellowship Bible Study

University Student Union
Sep 20

Building Arts and Labor Symposium

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Sep 21

Germany Snapshot with Professor Eckhard Rolz


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Ribbon Cutting at Raven Precision Agriculture Grand Opening Ceremony

South Dakota State University Hosts Grand Opening Ceremony for Raven Precision Agriculture Center

After breaking ground in fall 2018, a public grand opening ceremony for the Raven Precision Agriculture Center was held Saturday, September 11, at 2:00 p.m. on the South Dakota State University campus in Brookings.

Facilities & Services

Larson Named September Civil Service Employee of the Month

Sean Larson has been selected as the South Dakota State University Civil Service Employee of the Month Award recipient for September in recognition for his exemplary performance and contributions as the equipment mechanic for Facilities and Services on campus.

Perumal named research leader for SDSU pharmacy

Successful SDSU pharmacy researcher Omathanu Perumal has accepted the challenge to create even more research in the college.

Sustainability Ambassador Program Returns for Second Year

Join faculty, staff, and students from across campus in the Sustainability Ambassador Program. This 5-week program will take a deep dive into sustainability concepts enriching participants' understanding and empowering them to share and practice what they learn.