Individual Campus Visits

When: Monday/Friday at 9, 10, 11, 12, 1, 2 and 3 or Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday at 9, 10, 11, 1, 2 and 3

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.  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

Fall Open House

When: Saturday, Nov. 18, 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 8:30 a.m. with the program starting at 9:30 a.m.


Sign up for the Nov. 18 Fall Open House

Nov. 18 Schedule

Old Main in the fall
Fall at USD

Minnesota Visit Days

When: Oct. 19 & Oct. 20, 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. 

October 19 - Morning Session Sign Up

October 19 - Afternoon Session Sign Up

October 20 - Morning Session Sign Up 

October 20 - Afternoon Session Sign Up


Morning Session Schedule 

Afternoon Session Schedule   

Minnesota Visit Days

Admitted Students Day

When: April 2 and April 16, 2018

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.

Registration opens in the Fall of 2017

University of South Dakota sweatshirt

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.

Native American Visit Weekend Registration opens in the Fall of 2017

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 9:30 a.m. with the program concluding at approximately 1 p.m.

Registration opens in the Fall of 2017

The Legacy Coyote statue at the University of South Dakota