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Graduation Campus Activities

Two graduates in regalia taking a photo with a Jackrabbit inflatable and the campanile in the background

Commencement Streaming Locations

View a livestream of our 2024 Commencement Ceremonies at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. These locations will stream the ceremonies in-person:

  • University Student Union, Market Stage
  • McCrory Gardens

Ears Up, Cameras Out! | Photo Locations on Campus

Student in Graduation Cap and Gown by Campanile

We've picked the perfect spots on campus for you to snap pictures with your friends and family. Find these locations marked on campus throughout the week of Commencement. Look for SDSU signage to marking the location. Be sure to tag us on Facebook and Instagram, and share using the hashtags, #SDState and #SDStateAlumni.

  • Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium - Southwest side
  • Granite South Dakota State University Sign - Corner of Medary Avenue and Eighth Street
  • Pergola - South of the Campanile
  • Wil and Lil Statues - North of the University Student Union
  • SDSU Alumni Sign - East of the Alumni Association
  • SDSU Logo with the Campanile - East of the Alumni Association
  • Sylvan Green with the Campanile - East side of Medary Avenue
  • College Green - West of Morrill Hall
  • McCrory Gardens - Selected location inside the gardens
  • South Dakota State University Sign - Medary Avenue, North edge of campus
  • Dairy Bar - East of Medary Avenue, South of the Raven Precision Agriculture Center


Look for these signs marking the designated photo locations:

Tag us on social, Facebook: south Dakota state university, Instagram: sdstatepics #SDState #SDStateAlumni, list of photo locations with QR code. SDSU logo wearing a mortarboard
two graduates in regalia throwing their caps outside the alumni center near the campanile