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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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Summer 2021

SDSU offers a variety of courses throughout the summer for students to continue their studies. Visit our Summer 2021 site for more information.

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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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JacksRBack: Fall 2021

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.

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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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Aug 1

Brookings Community Theatre presents: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center
Aug 2

TurningPoint Getting Started

Virtual Event
Aug 4

TurningPoint Getting Started

Virtual Event
Aug 6

33rd Annual Garden Party

McCrory Gardens Education & Visitor Center

University News

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NSF project to analyze new battery material

Assistant professor Yue Zhou of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, is leading a three-year, nearly $450,000 National Science Foundation project to determine how lithium metal improves battery performance.

Rosie Nold Awarded South Dakota State University Edward Patrick Hogan Award for Teaching Excellence

For her efforts in providing instruction to hundreds of students every year, coordinating the department’s undergraduate curriculum and many other contributions, professor of animal science and assistant department head Rosie Nold has been awarded the 2021 Edward Patrick Hogan Award for Teaching

SDSU student wins national leadership honor

Paris Marcy, a South Dakota State University senior from Minnetonka, Minnesota, is one of six nationwide to receive a student leadership award from the nation’s leading civil engineering organization.

South Dakota producers reap rewards of cover crops

The longer farmers use cover crops, the more likely they are to see the benefits and to use the conservation practice on a higher percentage of their farmland, according to a survey of eastern South Dakota producers.