It's been called "elegant", "eye-catching" and "naturally beautiful" with a "striking combination of old and new structures." Most of all, it's called "home" by our students, faculty and staff. Come and experience the beauty of USD for yourself.
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An aerial view of Old Main and Slagle Hall
East Hall - Originally a women's dormitory when it opened in 1887, East Hall now houses the offices of the social sciences including anthropology, history, philosophy, native studies and sociology as well as dental hygiene.
Morning on the way to the Arts & Sciences Building
The Legacy Coyote statue by USD alumnus Cameron Stalheim ('10)
The Bailey and Kathy Aalfs Auditorium in Slagle Hall
The Charlie Cart takes visitors on a tour of campus
Shhhhh! One of the quiet, study floors of the I.D. Weeks library
Sunrise on the Old Main spires
Home to the Beacom School of Business, Beacom Hall was completed in 2009.
Opened in January 2011, the Wellness Center is your home for fitness, recreation and intramural sports.
Climb 38-feet before class. The USD Wellness Center features the state's tallest climbing wall.
The Lee Medicine & Science building is the Vermillion home to the Sanford School of Medicine - the only medical school in the state. Following an extensive $37 million renovation in 2008, Lee Med features state-of-the-art technology with laboratories and classrooms designed to emphasize team teaching and problem solving.
Double helix double take: As you look down through the Lee Med atrium, notice the tiles representing a DNA strand - a fitting tribute to health care research conducted in the building.
Student life just got livelier. The hub for student life and activity at USD, the Theodore R. and Karen K. Muenster University Center provides areas for study, lounging and dining in addition to special events in the main ballroom or fire pit stage.
Inside the Muenster University Center, students enjoy a wide range of dining options including national chains Qdoba, Chick-fil-A and Einstein Brothers.
USD's newest housing complex, Coyote Village provides suite-style and apartment living accommodations for 546 students. Opened in 2010, Coyote Village is a LEED Silver certified building for its eco-friendly construction and design.
There's nothing quite like attending class on the beautiful USD campus. But with your job, family and other responsibilities, it's not always possible to pursue your degree in Vermillion.
Through our online and off-campus programs, we've moved some some of our most popular programs closer to you while helping you move closer to your educational goal: A degree from the University of South Dakota.