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At South Dakota, we want to offer you every possibility to succeed. If you did not initially meet the transfer admissions requirements and would like USD to reconsider your admissions decision, you may petition for admission through the Scholastic Probation Policy appeal process.
Submitting an Appeal
To begin the appeals process, submit a letter of appeal addressing the following:
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Submit your appeal letter to the USD Office of Admissions:
Office of Admissions
The University of South Dakota
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069
Please include your full name, current mailing address, phone number and/or e-mail address on each item submitted as part of your appeal.
Consideration of Appeals
Once your letter is received, the appeals committee will meet and review your file. You will be notified of the committee's decision in approximately 2-4 weeks or as soon as a decision has been rendered.
Your appeal materials must be received within the following timelines:
- April 15: Students appealing their summer admission decision.
- August 15: Students appealing their fall admission decision.
- December 15: Students appealing their spring admission decision.