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Campus Attractions

Looking for something to do during the week or on the weekends? Come to the SDSU campus and enjoy visiting museums, shopping at the bookstore or dining at one of our many establishments.

Summer Hours of Service

Eat

Please note that there are changes to our dining services throughout the summer as we are transitioning to a new food service partner. We encourage you to check with SDSU Dining Services for exceptions to the hours posted below.

At this time we anticipate all food service sites (renovated and returning favorites) to be open for regular academic year service by Aug. 22.

Dairy Bar

Open weekdays 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., May 9-24
Closed May 26-30
Open 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., May 3-Aug. 22

Union Coffee

Open 8 a.m.-2 p.m. concurrent with New Student Orientation
June 13-14, 16-17, 22-24, 27-29 and 30
Aug. 2-3, 18-19

Einstein’s

Open weekdays 8 a.m – 2 p.m., May 31 to Aug. 22

Starbucks 

Closed May 7
Open pending franchise certification of new baristas. Target date in early June.

Chick-Fil-A

Open concurrent with New Student Orientation
June 13-14, 16-17, 22-24, 27-29 and 30
Aug. 2-3, 18-19

Weary Wil’s

Open concurrent with New Student Orientation
June 13-14, 16-17, 22-24, 27-29 and 30
Aug. 2-3, 18-19

Larson Commons

Open concurrent with camp and conference schedule. Typically, most weekdays in the months of June and July.  Call 697-2550 to confirm. Daily rate is $9 for all you can eat meals.

Closed for Renovations

The following sites will be closed this summer due to renovations, which will result in a Qdoba location, and Wild Blue location featuring a sushi menu amongst other new services.

  • The Market
  • Hansen C-Store
  • Former Panda Express
  • Former X-treme Pita location

Shop

Please check the individual websites for exceptions to these hours.


Explore

Please check the individual websites for exceptions to these hours.

South Dakota Art Museum

Monday–Friday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m –4 p.m.
Sunday: Noon–4 p.m.

South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum

Monday–Saturday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday: 1-5 p.m.
Closed: State Holidays

McCrory Gardens

Formal Gardens (beginning May 1)
Open Daily: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Arboretum
Open every day from dawn until dusk

Coughlin Campanile

You can pick up a key to climb the steps of the Coughlin Campanile from the University Police Department. 
University Police Department
Monday–Sunday: Sunrise to an hour before sunset 
The Alumni Association currently is not checking out the key due to COVID-19.

Miller Wellness Center

Beginning May 7

Facility Hours
Monday–Friday: 5 a.m.–9 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m.–7 p.m.

Pool Hours
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Climbing Wall
Monday-Thursday: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center

SDSU Athletics

Hilton M. Briggs Library

May Interim
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

May 31-August 5 (10-Week Session)
Monday-Thursday: 7:45 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday: 7:45 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 1-9 p.m.

August 8-19 (August Interim)
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Holidays
Memorial Day Weekend (May 28-30): Closed
Juneteenth (June 19): Closed Sunday, Open Monday 1-9 p.m.
Independence Day (July 2-4): Closed

Other
Weekend Between Sessions (August 6-7): Closed
Weekend Before Classes (Saturday, August 20): Noon-5 p.m.
Weekend Before Classes (Sunday, August 21): 1-9 p.m.

SDSU Archives and Special Collections (Briggs Library)