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New Jackrabbits meet in Frost Arena for 2018 Convocation.
All new Jackrabbits gather for Convocation and celebrate their academic adventure at South Dakota State!

Event Details

Convocation 2019 will be held Saturday, August 24th at 11:00a.m. in Frost Arena.  This is the official academic kick-off to the year! 


Faculty Participation

Faculty participation is highly encouraged.  This year, we welcome faculty to attend wearing college or departmental apparel, Jackrabbit Gear or school colors! There will be a reserved section of chairs/seats for faculty members and you will be recognized during the program.  Academic Regalia will only be worn by the stage party.

Please gather in the northwest corner of Frost Arena near room 104. Faculty should be seated by 10:45a.m. We hope you join us in this special welcome to our newest Jackrabbits! If you plan to attend please RSVP to





Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Frost Arena