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 your creativity and share your gifts with the world by getting involved in the arts and cultural events at USD. We are ready to be inspired by you.
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
Faculty-Led Program Connects USD Undergraduate Students with Alumni in D.C.
The University of South Dakota Department of Political Science hosted a faculty-led program with 15 undergraduate students in Washington D.C. earlier last month.
Oscar Howe Summer Art Institute Continues to Inspire Future Artists
For over 30 years, the Oscar Howe Summer Art Institute (OHSAI) at the University of South Dakota College of Fine Arts has upheld the legacy of Oscar Howe and inspired the next generation of Native American artists.
USD to Host South Dakota Governor's Camp July 16-21
The University of South Dakota School of Education is hosting the annual South Dakota Governor’s Camp July 16-21.