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Current Students

Due to the impact of COVID-19, South Dakota State University is operating on a limited basis and all in-person course instruction has been moved online until Fall 2020.  Students, faculty and staff should have prior approval to access campus buildings/offices. SDSU will closely monitor the situation and provide any updates via email and through the official COVID-19 Management website.  

For answers to questions related to the COVID-19 pandemic and how it impacts graduate students at SDSU, please click here.

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On the road to success

You are well on your way to a graduate degree from State. Let us help make the process a little easier. During your time as a graduate student at SDSU, the Graduate School is here to support you and ensure that you have the resources  you need to have a successful journey.

In addition to holding workshops and other develop opportunities, the Graduate School monitors student registration and degree progress, approves plans of study, approves the scheduling of examinations and accepts and approves completed theses and dissertations. The Graduate School also provides support and guidance for students regarding matters of University policies and procedures.