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Individual Campus Visits
Personalized visits are available Monday - Friday (with the exception of holidays and dates of special visit programs) and morning and afternoon tour sessions are available. Sign up now!
On the Spot Decisions
Bring along your official high school transcripts on any USD visit and we can give you an on-the-spot admissions decision during your visit.
2013-14 Visit Programs
Sign-up opportunities for 2013-14 Visit Programs open this summer. Until then, sign up for a personalized, individual visit!
Admitted Students Day
Friday, February 14, 2014
Monday, February 24, 2014
Friday, February 28, 2014
Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of South Dakota! Join us in celebrating your admission with an affirming and enlightening program designed specifically for accepted students. During your visit, you'll learn what to expect next in the enrollment process with sessions on selecting your major and academic advising as well as the opportunity to attend a class and chat and interact with current students on our student panel. Your parents can take part in sessions on Coyote Parenting and you'll have the opportunity for optional financial aid appointments and placement tests to get you ready for your first year as a Coyote.
Admitted Students Day is scheduled from 8:30 -1 p.m. (check in begins at 8 a.m.) and includes lunch. Optional appointments/testing run from 1-3 p.m Admitted Students Day is reserved for students accepted to USD. If you have not yet been accepted, please wait until your decision before signing up for Admitted Students Day.
Native American Visit Weekend
In conjunction with the Building Bridges Conference and Tiospaye Student Council's annual traditional Wacipi (pow wow), Native American Weekend Visit provides Native American high school students and their counselors the opportunity to experience the college setting while gaining an increased awareness about the importance of persistence in education. Read more about the Building Bridges Conference.
Junior Visit Day
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Saturday, April 26, 2014
It's the spring of your junior year and time for you to join us for this University-wide event! Junior Visit Day provides you with the opportunity to meet USD's extraordinary faculty, explore various majors and academic programs and learn more about the admissions process, student services, campus life, the residential experience and much more. Your day begins with registration at 9:30 a.m. with the program concluding at approximately 2 p.m.
Visit Programs 2014-15
Fall Open House
There's nothing like a fall Saturday on the USD campus, and we want you to come and experience it for yourself. Take some time this autumn to visit with us on admissions, scholarships, financial aid opportunities, residence life, majors and academic programs, student life and much more. During your visit, you'll have opportunities to meet current students and faculty members, enjoy a picturesque tour of campus, fire-up at a pre-game tailgate party and cheer on the Coyotes during their football game in the DakotaDome. By the end of the day, we hope you'll want to spend every fall with us! Check-in for Fall Open House begins at 9 a.m. with the program starting at 9:30 a.m. The prospective-Coyote tailgate party begins at the DakotaDome at noon followed by all of the pageantry of the Coyote's home football game.
Minnesota Visit Days
Minnesota students! Join us on the beautiful USD campus during your Education Minnesota Professional Conference break for an informative and entertaining program designed just for you. In addition to a tour of campus, you'll meet your admissions counselor and learn more about the application process, academic programs and student life at USD
Join us for a fall, football Saturday as you take a casual tour of campus and tailgating food and fun prior to the Coyotes' game.
November 11, 2014
Discover a world of career opportunities in health sciences. We'll start with a keynote speaker, followed by breakout sessions on a wide range of health science career topics, discussions with faculty members and information on admissions, scholarships and financial aid. Your full day of exploration begins at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at approximately 3 p.m.