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South Dakota State University

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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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New Student Orientation

Get Jackrabbit Ready. Registration for NSO sessions for fall 2023 new first-time and transfer students is now available.

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Visit Campus

Come meet the people that will help shape your future and define your college experience!

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Awards & Rankings

Numerous entities rank SDSU’s colleges and academic programs among the nation’s best.

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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 our SDSU community has to offer.

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The Wintrode Student Success and Opportunity Center

The Opportunity Center embraces SDSU’s land-grant mission by supporting educational access for all students.

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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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South Dakota State Wrestler and Animal Science Student Tanner Sloan Takes Home NCAA Division I & U23 World Silver Medals

South Dakota State University wrestler and animal science graduate, Tanner Sloan, was unsure if he was ever going to wrestle beyond high school, let alone take home two major silver medals within a year’s time.

Is AI helping small-scale farming operations?

Artificial intelligence tools can be found in nearly every sector of society and are quickly becoming this century's great technological advancement.

Free summer camp: National Summer Transportation Institute comes to SDSU in July

High school students interested in learning more about engineering and transportation are invited to attend the National Summer Transportation Institute on the South Dakota State University campus next month.

Broadcasting history documentaries to air on SDPB

Films produced by South Dakota State University associate professor Rocky Dailey, including two documentaries featuring notable figures in South Dakota broadcasting history, will air on South Dakota Public Broadcasting in June.