Individual Campus Visits

When:Monday & Friday at 10 a.m., 2, and 3 p.m. Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Personalized visits are available Monday - Friday (with the exception of holidays and dates of special visit programs). Morning and afternoon tour sessions are available. Faculty visits are not available during the summer.  For the best possible campus visit experience, please schedule visits seven days in advance.

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Visitors to USD tour campus in the Charlie Cart
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Upcoming Events


Admitted Students Day

When:Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 & Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

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. 

Admitted Student Day Registration Opening Soon

University of South Dakota sweatshirt
Congratulations! You're a Coyote! 

Native American Visit Weekend

When:March 2017

Held 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. 

Native American Visit Weekend Registration Opening Soon

Native American ceremonial eagle feathers
Ceremonial eagle feathers at the Wacipi.

Junior Visit Day

When:April 1, 2017 & April 22, 2017

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 10 a.m. with the program concluding at approximately 2 p.m.

Junior Visit Day Registration Opening soon

The Legacy Coyote statue at the University of South Dakota
Legacy statue at USD

2017-18 Events

Minnesota Visit Days

WhenFall 2017

Minnesota students! Join us on the beautiful USD campus during your Education Minnesota Professional Conference break. Select either Thursday or Friday 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

Registration opens in the summer of 2017

Minnesota Visit Days
Minnesota Visit Days at USD

Fall Open House

When:Fall 2017

There's nothing like a fall Saturday on the USD campus, and we want you to experience it for yourself.  Join us for an overview on admissions, scholarships, academic programs, life as a Coyote and a picturesque tour of campus. Then fire-up for football with a pre-game lunch and cheer on the Coyotes in the iconic 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 8:45 a.m. with the program starting at 9:30 a.m.

Registration opens in the summer of 2017

Fall at the University of South Dakota
Fall at USD