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Violence Prevention and Education

South Dakota State University values a culture that promotes safety and security. The university is committed to increasing community safety through a collaborative and thoughtful approach to educating our students, staff and faculty about the nature, causes and various forms of violence on campus, as well as the prevention and restorative measures available.

South Dakota State University Resources

There are many resources available to assist someone in crisis or in response to threatening and/or concerning behavior. 

In an EMERGENCY - Call The University Police Department 

  • 111 from a campus phone 
  • 911 for cell phones
  • 605-688-5117 Non-emergency number

After hours, the police department coordinates communication with all on-call professionals, including Residential Life and Housing staff, the on-call dean and the on-call counselor.

Listed below are some of the common resources on campus.

For more options, go to the Community Resources page.