Join us as Dr. Brandi Pravecek presents on the Foundations of Pain.
A reception to recognize scholarship donors and recipients. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for all attendees. Contact Sherry Asper by email at Sherry.Asper@sdstate.edu or by phone at 605-688-4106 for more information.
For full information regarding Family Weekend, please visit the landing page.
The Office of Career Development, First Bank & Trust and JCPenney have teamed up to offer the inaugural Jackrabbit Suit-Up Event on Sunday, Sept. 15. The event will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Empire Mall JCPenney store in Sioux Falls. Students, parents of current students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to attend.
On Thursday, September 12, the SDSU Foundation will be hosting the 3rd Annual One Day for STATE, a 24-hour challenge for all Jackrabbits to join together to celebrate SDSU and the impact that can be made through private gifts.
Multiple generous donors have offered challenge funds to inspire others to join them in providing opportunities for students and faculty.This year, more than $350,000 in challenge funds are waiting to be unlocked! Gifts of all sizes make a difference, especially as we all come together to make an impact.
Monday, August 26
First day of classes.
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. – C2F2 Campus and Community Fall Festival
Located in the University Student Union. Explore local businesses, employment and involvement opportunities at our campus department and Brookings business showcase.
Sunday, August 25
Find out how easy it is to get involved on campus.
Morning – Explore your faith options by attending a church service on-campus or in Brookings.
Throughout the day– Visit McCrory Gardens, just east of SDSU’s main campus.
1 - 4 p.m. – Student Engagement Expo (SEE)
Located in the University Student Union. Check out SDSU’s student organizations and learn how to get involved.
1 - 4 p.m. – be@Briggs
Explore H.M. Briggs Library at this open house.
Saturday, August 24
11 a.m. – Convocation & Picnic
Your official welcome from President Dunn and deans. Convocation will be held at Frost Arena.
1 p.m. – ThumpStart
A reintroduction to academic advising and resources, student accounts and services, and campus tours tailored to your class schedule. ThumpStart follows the Convocation ceremony and picnic in Frost Arena.
Friday, August 23
New student move-in day
To help with the heavy traffic flow in Brookings, on campus, and in the residence halls, we have suggested time frames for your arrival. (These are not required times.)
8 - 10 a.m. – 4th-floor residents
10 a.m. - noon – 3rd-floor residents
12:30 - 2 p.m. – 2nd-floor residents
2 - 3:30 p.m. – 1st-floor residents
First night at State
Kick off the weekend at these campus events:
Join us as Amber Leafstedt, LAC presents on Protective Factors and Addiction. Learn about how we can help build healthy communities in the face of stressful times.
Experience the garden night life!
6pm: "A Bug's Life" (1998) Bring the family for this nostalgic movie about bugs!
7:35pm: Entomology Review and "Meet the Stars" of the movies! (the insects)
8pm: "Bug" (1975) A frightening film about killer cockroaches!
9:40pm: Entomology Review and "Meet the Stars" of the movies! (the insects)
10pm: Moth watch and Flashlight Tour
Free admission and insect themed snacks available!
Take a moment and enjoy the summer night with a stargazing adventure! With power telescopes to view Saturn and the stars above, you'll join the long history of stargazers like Hans Lippershey and Galileo Galilei. Free event for all ages.
Wednesday, July 10th, at 10pm-11pm* at the Ben Reifel south parking lot.
Donuts, flowers, coffee, exercise and more are going to be at the first Jacks’ Farmers Market, Wednesday from 3-6 p.m.
Over 20 confirmed vendors are set to be at the farmers market, being held south of the SDSU Wellness Center, north of the University Student Union pay lot. A combination of Brookings Farmers Market and SDState vendors are going to be a part of the event.
Here is a list of vendors:
From the Brookings Farmers Market:
Earth as Art exhibit, developed by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (UL Lafayette) Regional Application Center (RAC), will be on display at the Brookings Public Library June 15, 2019 - July 22, 2019. The Earth as Art gallery features remarkable images of the surface of the Earth that have been captured by remote sensing devices aboard Landsat and other satellites operated by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
The Doctor of Pharmacy Class of 2019 will receive their doctoral hoods in this special ceremony.