Some of your greatest years are just ahead of you. Come build connections, create memories and experience the Yote Life.
Find Your Fit
From move-in day to the moment you cross the graduation stage, this journey is yours to define. Whether you are joining groups with similar interests and passions or you are trying something completely new, there is a place here ready for you.
By the Numbers
Student clubs and organizations
NCAA Division 1 Teams
Raised by students for local and national charities
Weekly activities and events
What matters to you and how will you make an impact here? This is your story, your community and your campus. Join one of the many student organizations or clubs to meet new friends and make a difference.
Be a Coyote
Listen, our hype team is the real deal! If you've got spirit and can bring the energy, the student section is waiting for you. Better yet, make it official and join the USD Spirit Squad or the Coyote Crazies. *Insert Coyote Howl*
Your wellness journey just got upgraded. Take advantage of group fitness options, get set up with a personal trainer or bring your crew and get competitive in our intramural sports. Whatever your wellness preference may be, it's here.
Embrace the Yote Life
This community is rooted in tradition and fueled by memorable, impactful moments – incredible people connected by unforgettable experiences. In short, it's the Yote Life!
Yote Life Stories
The University of South Dakota College of Fine Arts Department of Music is hosting the 48th annual South Dakota Senior Honor Choir camp this week, which culminates in a showcase concert Aug. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Vermillion High School.
Today the University of South Dakota announced its participation in the Grow with Google Indigenous Career Readiness Program. The initiative helps prepare Native students at more than 50 Native-serving organizations for the workforce through digital skills training and career workshops. By providing $1 million to the Partnership With Native Americans (PNWA) to embed the program in schools, Google aims to help train 10,000 Native students on digital skills and career readiness by 2025.
The University of South Dakota Foundation has recently established an endowment in the name of Nancy (Montrosse) and John Eilers, a scholarship fund that will aid Sanford School of Medicine students.