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Together, let's work to end this pandemic.

The JacksRBack task 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. Currently, anyone 12 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more by clicking the vaccine link below.


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Fall 2021 Move-In

We are excited to announce that we will be offering both the drop-n-go move-in option as well as the traditional move-in day experience.

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Fall 2021

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South Dakota State University plans to offer Fall Semester 2021 courses in their originally scheduled format. Therefore, courses typically delivered in-person will be face-to-face. SDSU has invested in classroom technology enabling faculty the flexibility to use some remote/online instruction as long as course type definitions are met.

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Spring 2021 Semester Proceeds as Planned at State Universities

The South Dakota Board of Regents today agreed to maintain a spring semester calendar of 77 class days for the six public universities, with the academic term beginning Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, and concluding Friday, May 7, 2021.


COVID-19 testing capacity available to test SDSU students

While current self-reported COVID-19 cases on the South Dakota State University campus are less than 100, the university has the capacity to test up to 200 students daily for COVID-19.

SDSU offers students COVID-19 drive-thru testing

South Dakota State University is offering COVID-19 drive-thru testing by appointment for SDSU students. Testing started at 1 p.m. Wednesday.