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Move-In Schedule

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We are excited to welcome you to South Dakota State University! Jackrabbits, get ready for an action-packed Meet State 2022.

Friday, August 19 — New Student Move-In Day

8 a.m.-3 p.m. - New Student Move-In | Sign-up details coming this summer via your Jacks email. 

4:30 p.m. - University Convocation | Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium | Ring in the new academic year with university leadership.

5:15 p.m. - Welcome Picnic | North side of the University Student Union, Jackrabbit Green | Families and friends welcome.

6:30 p.m. - Welcome Back Bash | Sylvan Green | Campanile Climb, lawn games, outdoor movie; hosted by University Program Council.

7 p.m. - Women's Volleyball | Frost Arena | Scrimmage vs. Augustana

Saturday, August 20 — Returning Student Move-In Day

9 a.m.-1 p.m. - Returning Student Move-In | Families and friends welcome.

9 a.m. - Great Start @ STATE | West entrance of Larson Commons | Fuel your day with friends from the SDSU Foundation offering free coffee and donuts!

11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. - Yellow, Blue & You | Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium | Jackrabbits 101, class photo, lunch, tours and SDSU traditions.

1 p.m. - Women's Volleyball | Frost Arena | Blue vs. Yellow Scrimmage

4:30-7 p.m. - Rabbit Den Tailgate | Miller Wellness Center Parking Lot/Student Tailgate Area | Food trucks, yard games and more.

6-9 p.m. - Miller Wellness Center Extravaganza | Explore the MWC with glow yoga, rock climbing and other activities.

9 p.m.-12 a.m. - Dance | Miller Wellness Center South Entrance | Sponsored by H.E.R.O.H.

Sunday, August 21

Morning - Choose Your Adventure | Explore faith-based options, our local parks and gardens.

6 a.m.-11 p.m. - Dakota Nature Park | Free admission.

9 a.m.-10 p.m. - Miller Wellness Center | Gear Rentals | Small fee to rent equipment.

10 a.m.-6 p.m. - McCrory Gardens | Free admission with SDSU ID.

Noon-4 p.m. - South Dakota Art Museum | Free admission.

1-4 p.m. - Student Engagement Expo (SEE) | University Student Union | Check out SDSU’s student organizations and learn how to get involved. 

1-4 p.m. - Be@Briggs | Explore Briggs Library.

1-5 p.m. - South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum | Free admission.

Evening - Residence Hall Floor Meetings | Get to know your community assistant and new neighbors. Information on the time and location of your floor meetings will be provided at check-in and will be included in your Residence Hall Director welcome letter.

Monday, August 22 — First Day of Classes

10 a.m.-2 p.m. - Campus & Community Fall Festival (C2F2) | University Student Union