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COVID-19 Response

The Emergency Management Team will continue to monitor the impacts of COVID-19 and maintain its capacity to implement appropriate mitigation measures if the public health need arises.

The most important mitigation effort to protect yourself, your family and loved ones and our SDSU community from the spread of COVID-19 is to get vaccinated. Learn more by visiting the COVID-19 Vaccine page.

Brookings County Community Status


The following section will be used to communicate additional important information pertaining to COVID-19. Please continue to check this area of the website on a regular basis.

COVID-19 Testing Center Update

Updated August 9, 2022

The COVID-19 testing center on campus will be only for students. 

Student testing using the Vault PCR test will continue to be free and will be offered in the Student Health Clinic in the Miller Wellness Center, Monday and Wednesday during the summer. Testing will be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Rapid Tests are available for employees through their units for anyone needing them. If units need more tests, please contact EMT for more supplies.

Vaccine Clinics

Posted August 9, 2022

The university will hold a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on September 15, 2022 from 12:30 - 3 p.m. at Jack's Place in the University Student Union.  The Moderna vaccine will be offered.  Please note:

  • It is a walk-in clinic. Students DO NOT need an appointment.
  • Please bring a valid student ID if this is your first dose and your vaccine card if you are receiving a booster. Please note that if you previously received your dose on campus we have a record of the vaccine. If not, you will need to provide proof of vaccines to receive a booster if you have already completed the series.
  • You will need to complete the consent form before getting your vaccine. The form is available online. Please print before coming.
  • A second vaccine clinic will be announced at the later date for those that will receive their first dose on Sept. 15.


Fall 2022 Semester to Proceed as Planned

South Dakota State University is offering Fall Semester 2022 courses in their originally scheduled format. Therefore, courses typically delivered in-person will be face-to-face.

2022 Academic Calendar