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There's no better way to learn about the University of South Dakota than to visit our campus. Find a welcoming, vibrant campus in Vermillion. Recreational and cultural opportunities abound in the town, nearby countryside and neighboring communities.


Where is Vermilllion?
  • USD is located on an attractive 286-acre campus in Vermillion, S.D. (pop. 10,417). The small community is nestled along the bluffs above the Missouri River in the southeastern corner of a largely rural state. Vermillion serves as a safe, inviting host for the University, and recreational and cultural opportunities abound in the town, nearby countryside, and neighboring communities.
  • The campus lies 60 miles south of the state's largest city, Sioux Falls.
  • Vermillion is located on South Dakota Highway 50, six miles west of exit 26 on route I-29, a north-south artery that links Kansas City, Omaha, Sioux City, Sioux Falls, Fargo, Grand Forks, and Winnipeg.
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How to Get to Vermillion:
Campus Visits:
Popular Campus Locations:
  Al Neuharth Media Center 555 N. Dakota St.
  Belbas Center (Admissions) 414 E. Clark St.
  DakotaDome 1101 N. Dakota Street
  Davidson Building (Parking, Public Safety) 414 E. Clark St.
  Muenster University Center 401 E. Cherry Street
  National Music Museum Intersection of Clark and Yale Streets
  Slagle Hall & AAlfs Auditorium (Administration) 414 E. Clark St.
  Wagner Center (Alumni, Foundation) 1110 N. Dakota Street
  Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts 801 Ratingen Strasse