Skip to main content
Student standing outside on campus green

South Dakota State University

You belong here.

Here's your chance to experience SDSU. 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.

Student Resources:

COVID-19 Virus


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

COVID-19 information
Two students studying in open study space

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.

About us
Starbucks baristra holding out a cup of coffee

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.

Eat, shop, explore
Students walking through the Student Union

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.

Explore student life
Pride of the Dakotas Marching Band Drummer

Student Activities

Discover many amazing opportunities at South Dakota State University. With 240+ student organizations, there's a place for everyone at SDSU.

Get involved
AISC Early Orientation

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.

Find out more

University Events

See All University Events
Sep 24

Faculty Guest Recital: John Hallberg

Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center
Sep 25

SDSU Equestrian Team vs. Texas A&M

Nathelle and Lawrence DeHaan Equestrian Center
Sep 25

SDSU Softball vs. St. Cloud State (DH)

Jackrabbit Softball Field
Sep 25

Reza Edge of Illusion

Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center

University News

See All University News
Performance at the Performing Arts Center.

Brookings Chamber Music Society season opens in October

The Brookings Chamber Music Society’s fall membership drive has kicked off and its 2021-22 season opens Oct. 14.

The 2021-22 State University Theatre and Dance season announced


The State University Theatre and Dance program is pleased to announce this year’s season. All performances will be in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center, which is on the South Dakota State University campus.

Bailey Ross was one of the individuals who received a Quilt of Valor

Coast Guard veteran finds success at SDSU

Bailey Ross did not follow a traditional path to South Dakota State University and its College of Nursing.

NASA likes SDSU’s lunar water delivery idea

What sounds like science fiction today may be reality tomorrow.