We're all Coyotes now.
The University of South Dakota is proud to serve our student veterans, current military members and the families of military members. We are committed to supporting those who have served our country and want to make your transition to college life as seamless as possible.
Military/Veteran students who plan to use federal VA Educational Assistance such as the GI Bill should apply for those benefits through the USD Office of Veterans' Services.
Congratulations! Check the Admitted Military Student Checklist for your next steps in becoming a Coyote.
Military Times ranks USD as a "Best for Vets" college based on university culture, academic quality, student support, academic policies and financial aid.
G.I. Jobs designates USD as a "Military Friendly" school for its commitment to supporting student veterans on campus and in their careers.
The Military Advanced Education Guide to Colleges and Universities ranks USD among the top colleges for veterans based on military culture, financial aid, flexibility, on-campus support and online support services.