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With world-class academics, 240+ clubs and organizations, 13 residence halls, living learning communities, daily campus events, hundreds of local eateries and traditions that bring Brookings to life, we're sure you'll find what you are looking for at SDSU.

You Belong Here. 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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Fall 2021 FAQs

Important information intended to help students, faculty, staff and others prepare for the fall 2021 semester.

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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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The JacksRBack task force is responsible for developing and planning SDSU’s return to on-campus operations for the fall 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.

Vaccine information
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COVID-19 Testing

View the latest information regarding COVID-19 testing hours, locations and options.

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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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May 22

SDSU Baseball vs. Oral Roberts

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University News

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Campus Race to Zero Waste Results Announced

Over the months of February and March, SDSU competed in the Campus Race to Zero Waste competition, which is a nationwide competition to see which higher education institution can recycle the most and divert the most waste from the landfill. 

Competition results have been released.  

Birkholtz Named May Civil Service Employee of the Month

Co-workers and visitors to campus can’t say enough good things about the work Courtney Birkholtz ’16 does at South Dakota State University.

Six receive SDSU Presidential Medallion

South Dakota State University President Barry Dunn bestowed the SDSU Presidential Medallion upon six individuals Tuesday afternoon for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic and its challenges.

The recipients were:

Three Recognized for Higher Education Service

The South Dakota Board of Regents has recognized the contributions of three men who served a combined 26 years as members of the board.