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New Student Orientation

Get Jackrabbit Ready.

Hey New Jacks! It's not too late to start or continue your higher education journey here at South Dakota State. See the page menu for info on the August 19 orientation session, then register yourself on MyState.

By choosing SDSU, you've opened yourself up to endless opportunities and a fantastic future. And it all starts here — with New Student Orientation. We have great programs designed to help you prepare for life at State, from academics to extracurricular, and everything in between.

We've built our programs with our students' needs in mind. Whether you're brand new to the college experience or transferring or returning to SDSU, we'll get you started on your path to great.

Learn more about the NSO program by clicking the appropriate links to the right.

We are so glad you've selected SDSU and look forward to meeting you at New Student Orientation!

Summer 2022 Sessions

CategoryMonday - FridayDate
Transfer StudentsTuesdayMay 24
First-Time StudentsMondayJune 13
First-Time StudentsTuesdayJune 14
First-Time StudentsThursdayJune 16
First-Time StudentsFridayJune 17
First-Time StudentsWednesdayJune 22
First-Time StudentsThursdayJune 23
First-Time StudentsFridayJune 24
Transfer StudentsMondayJune 27
First-Time StudentsTuesdayJune 28
First-Time StudentsWednesdayJune 29
First-Time StudentsThursdayJune 30
Transfer StudentsTuesdayAugust 2
First-Time StudentsWednesdayAugust 3

New Student Orientation Events

See All Our Events
Aug 11

NSO Advisory Board Meeting

Sep 8

NSO Advisory Board Meeting

Oct 13

NSO Advisory Board Meeting

Nov 10

NSO Advisory Board Meeting