You’re accepted!

A new chapter awaits at SDSU

Congratulations on your admission to South Dakota State University! You’re well on your way to exciting experiences and exceptional education, and there are still a few things you can do to prepare for your next chapter as a Jackrabbit.

Get to know SDSU even more with a visit

Even if you’ve already been to campus, a dedicated, personalized visit offers new opportunities to engage with the community you’re about to join.

Whether you want to dive deeper into your future academic department or just get your bearings on campus, we’re ready to guide your experience.

Schedule your visit here.

Explore your options for academic pathways

If you’re pretty sure you know what you want to study, it’s a great time to look further into what your academic journey might include. And if you’re still trying to narrow your focus, the SDSU community has resources to help.

Dig into our academic portfolio of majors, minors and specializations at

Apply for housing

SDSU has a variety of convenient on-campus residence options for students, including traditional residence halls, apartments and townhomes.

Learn more and get started on your housing application here.

Research financial aid

SDSU is committed to providing students not only with a valuable education but also with resources to help pay for that education.

98% of first-time, full-time SDSU students receive financial aid

We offer a variety of scholarships based on academic achievement, participation in student activities and leadership. Apply for scholarships at

Scholarship Application Priority Date is December 1st.

You’ll also want to apply for FAFSA.

Register for new student orientation

Orientation is an awesome opportunity to make the transition to campus life seamless and exciting. You’ll have the chance to:

New Student Orientation registration opens in March.

Start filling up your extracurricular calendar

Get ready for Jackrabbit life.

The friends, mentors, roommates, professors and classmates who will help shape your future are waiting for you right here in Brookings. We can’t wait to have you on campus.

Questions? Contact us!