Individual Campus Visits

When: Monday - Friday

Personalized visits typically last 90 minutes and include a campus tour and a meeting with an admissions counselor. These visits and/or specialized appointments may not be available on holidays and during special visit programs.

Morning and afternoon tour sessions (10 a.m. and 2 p.m.) are available during the summer with limited availability. Academic department visits are not available during the summer.

For the best possible campus visit experience, please schedule visits seven days in advance.  

Printable parking map. (Lot 18 for campus visitors)

Sign up for an Individual Campus Visit

Visitors to USD tour campus in the Charlie Cart

2017-18 Events

Native American Visit Weekend

When: April 6 & 7, 2018

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.

Sign up for Native American Weekend

Native American ceremonial eagle feathers

Junior Visit Day

When: April 7 and April 28, 2018

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 9:15 a.m. with the program concluding at approximately 1 p.m.

Signup for April 7 Junior Visit Day

Signup for April 28 Junior Visit Day

The Legacy Coyote statue at the University of South Dakota

2018-19 Events

Minnesota Visit Days

When: Fall 2018

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. 

Sign up for Minnesota Days beginning Fall 2018

Minnesota Visit Days

Fall Open House

When: Saturday, Oct. 13 and Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018

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 8:30 a.m. with the program starting at 9:30 a.m.

Sign up for Fall Open House beginning Summer 2018

Old Main in the fall

Admitted Students Day

When: Spring 2019

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of South Dakota! Join us in celebrating your admission with a program designed for accepted students. During your visit, you'll have the opportunity to attend a class, interact with current students and sit in on sessions to help prepare you for your life as a Coyote.

Admitted Students Day is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. (check in begins at 8 a.m.) and includes lunch. Optional campus tours are available. Admitted Students Day is reserved for students accepted to USD. If you have not yet been accepted, please wait until receiving your acceptance before signing up for Admitted Students Day.

Admitted students day is reserved for students who have been accepted to USD. If you are an admitted student, watch for your invitation to sign up for this event.

Please contact your admissions counselor for more information.

University of South Dakota sweatshirt