Student Services Native Student Services

"Hau Mitakuyepi" - Greetings Relatives

Native Student Services welcomes you to the University of South Dakota and the Coyote nation! Native Student Services provides vibrant and proactive year long student support services with culturally relevant and effective retention programming.

Services We Provide

  • Yearlong proactive cultural, social, academic and support retention programming
  • Wawokiya Mentoring Program
  • Native American Cultural Center
  • Lakota Language Lab
  • Retention tracking and data of program activities

Student Activities

  • Student Tracking, Advocacy & Retention (STAR) Committee
  • Study Tables
  • Computer Lab
  • Four cultural gatherings to welcome, encourage, recognize and honor our students
  • Year end trip with freshmen and sophomore students

Other Services