The Legacy statue in front of USD's campus. Old Main is in the background.


If you've never visited USD's campus or Vermillion before, or if you're returning but need a little direction on where to go, don't worry. We've got you covered. 

Vermillion Hotels

Vermillion Restaurants

Visitor Parking

Parking permits are required for visitors who do not park in designated visitor parking lots. Visitor parking is enforced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Visitor permits can be obtained at the University Police Department.

Temporary parking permits are available from the University Police Department if you will be parking your vehicle on campus for a short period of time.

Visitors to the Admissions Office are invited to park in the parking lot next to the National Music Museum (Intersection of Clark and Yale) in designated parking spaces.

Campus Map

Parking Map (pdf)

Parking Rules and Regulations

Schedule a Visit

You can schedule an individual visit to meet with an undergraduate admissions counselor, tour campus and more. Sign up for this visit if you want to make a reservation for an individual family, or have a group smaller than five.

Sign Up for an Individual Visit

You can also schedule a group visit for groups of five or more students as part of a class trip or other educational program. 

Sign Up for a Group Visit

Diversity & Inclusiveness Points of Interest

The University of South Dakota is committed to becoming a regional leader in diversity and inclusiveness initiatives. Explore the diversity of our community through various landmarks and locations significant to our inclusive history.

  • Sculpture Walk

    View the works of USD students and artists from across the nation as you tour the campus and Vermillion community on our Sculpture Walk.