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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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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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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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Ree Reich of Belle Fourche Named Eminent Leader in Agriculture, Family and Community

By Lura Roti for the South Dakota State University (SDSU) College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences and SDSU College of Education and Human Sciences.

Lawrence Vander Wal of Bruce Named Eminent Leader in Agriculture, Family and Community

By Lura Roti for the South Dakota State University (SDSU) College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences and SDSU College of Education and Human Sciences.

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USDA program to integrate Indigenous perspective into ag, science

A U.S. Department of Agriculture program to boost student interest in science and agriculture is coming to the Rosebud Reservation.

Bergs named SDSU Family of Year

For three generations and 60 years, the Berg family from Pipestone, Minnesota, has been making South Dakota State University a second home.