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Come Meet Your Future!

Experience everything that SDState can offer. There is no better way to learn about the Jackrabbits!

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We'll Roll Out the Blue Carpet for You!

SDState offers a variety of visit options to suit your individual needs. Explore our visit opportunities below. Come meet the people that will help shape your future and define your college experience!

Daily Visit
 

Daily Campus Visits (links to In-Person Visits)

Offered Monday through Friday

Walk the blue carpet! You will get a tour of campus with an Admissions Ambassador and meet with an Admissions Counselor. You can also add a meeting with a department representative in the academic area of your choice.

Overview Of Campus
 

Jackrabbit Previews (links to Jackrabbit Preview)

Our most popular visit option!

Spend a day with us and dozens of other future Jackrabbits and their families as we take you through everything you need to know about becoming an SDSU student.

Minnesota Visit Days
 

Minnesota Visit Days

October 21 & 22, 2021

Visit SDSU during your MEA break! Morning and afternoon sessions are available.

Yellow & Blue Discovery Day
 

Yellow & Blue Discovery Days (links to Yellow & Blue Discovery Day)

October 30 & November 20, 2021

A Saturday visit option for high school students to explore campus and take an in-depth look at the academic program of their choice.

Jackrabbit Reception
 

Jackrabbit Reception (links to Jackrabbit Reception)

Sunday, November 7, 2021

We are bringing SDSU to Sioux Falls! Visit with Admissions, academic reps, and current students closer to home.

Honors Visit Day
 

Honors Visit Day

November 12, 2021

Explore SDSU and our Fishback Honors College, and learn how both might be the perfect fit!

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Why Visit SDState?

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Connect with Admissions

Our Admissions staff will take you through what you need to know about becoming a Jackrabbit.

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Personalized Tour

Explore campus, check out a residence hall and learn about our college experience from someone living it—our Admissions Ambassadors.

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Meet your Future Faculty

Shape your career path by learning more about your academic interests with some of our world-class faculty.

Upcoming Campus Visit Events

EventDateLocationRegistration link
Minnesota Visit Day Thursday, October 21, 2021 University Student UnionLearn more or register
Minnesota Visit Day Friday, October 22, 2021 University Student UnionLearn more or register
Jackrabbit Preview Friday, October 29, 2021 University Student UnionRegister
Yellow & Blue Discovery Day Saturday, October 30, 2021 Oscar Larson Performing Arts CenterLearn more or register
Jackrabbit Preview Friday, November 5, 2021 University Student UnionRegister
Honors Visit Day Friday, November 12, 2021 University Student UnionRegister
Jackrabbit Preview Friday, November 19, 2021 University Student UnionRegister
Yellow & Blue Discovery Day Saturday, November 20, 2021 Oscar Larson Performing Arts CenterLearn more or register
Jackrabbit Preview Friday, December 3, 2021 University Student UnionRegister
Jackrabbit Preview Friday, February 11, 2022 University Student UnionRegister
Jackrabbit Preview Friday, February 18, 2022 University Student UnionRegister
Jackrabbit Preview Friday, February 25, 2022 University Student UnionRegister

It's a great day to become a Jackrabbit!

Have you seen this campus? It's worth a look.

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Visit SDState Events

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Oct 21

Minnesota Visit Day

University Student Union
Oct 22

Minnesota Visit Day

University Student Union
Oct 29

Jackrabbit Preview

University Student Union
Oct 30

Yellow & Blue Discovery Day

Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center

Visit SDState News

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Capstone class provides insights for University Bookstore

The first-ever capstone class in fashion studies and retail merchandising at South Dakota State University has already helped the University Bookstore gain more media interaction and customer engagement.

Seten chosen for Rhodes Scholarship

South Dakota State University senior Hattie Seten became the university's second recipient of the Rhodes scholarship, announced Saturday. SDSU's first Rhodes scholar, Maj. Gen. Alan A. Nord ’52, earned a master’s degree in general chemistry from Oxford.

Analysis shows SDSU ranked among nation's best for exceeding graduation rates

South Dakota State University was listed as one of the top-performing institutions in terms of exceeding expected six-year graduation rates, according to analysis of 368 colleges and universities done by The New York Times and the Urban Institute’s Center on Education Data and Policy.