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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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2021 Spring Ceremonies

Spring 2021 ceremonies will take place on Saturday, May 8, 2021 and Sunday, May 9, 2021.

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Be part of what's next.

As we look toward the fall 2021 semester, here’s your chance to experience a more normal SDSU.

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JacksRBack

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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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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COVID-19 Dashboard

The SDSU COVID-19 dashboard provides updates of COVID-19 related data to the SDSU community. The data will be updated by approximately noon each day.

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University Events

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Apr 18

SDSU Baseball vs. Western Illinois

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Apr 18

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Apr 18

Student Recital: Jacob Hubers

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Apr 18

International Night

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Young Bear Selected as April Civil Service Employee of the Month

Natasha Young Bear has been named the April SDSU Civil Service Employee of the Month for her dedication to helping people and her drive in working for SDSU Extension.

SDSU junior to direct South Dakota Student Federation

Zebadiah Johnson, a junior political science major from South Dakota State University, has been elected executive director of the South Dakota Student Federation.

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SDSU ranked No. 5 in best value colleges of international students ranking

South Dakota State University climbed two spots to No. 5 in College Factual’s Best Value Colleges for International Students ranking. This ranking is out of 1,204 colleges in the U.S. that offer four-year degrees.

Marquette selected for Gatorade Sports Nutrition Immersion Program

Like many former collegiate wrestlers, Dan Marquette looks to make a name for himself in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

However, he doesn’t look to be inside the UFC Octagon® but to make sure those competing inside it are at their peak due to proper nutrition.