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Undergraduate Admissions Counselors

Connect with your USD admissions counselor by email or phone today. You may even see your counselor at your high school, college fairs and on campus for our visit events.

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Mark Petty
Dean of Enrollment

605-658-6220 |

Nick Cerny
Associate Director of Admissions

Eastern United States, Illinois, Wisconsin

605-658-6224 | | Nick on Facebook



Brett Mockler
Assistant Director of Admissions

Transfers and readmitted students

605-658-6229 | | Brett on Facebook

Erin Chapman
Regional Director of Admissions, Sioux City

Northern, Northwestern and West Central Iowa

605-658-6234 | | Erin on Facebook

Kay Two Bulls in front of Belbas, a building on USD's campus 

Kay Two Bulls

West River Regional Admissions Director


Madi Miller
Home Schooled Students and Northeastern South Dakota

605-658-6222 |


Connor Peterson
Assistant Director of Admissions

Sioux Falls Washington High School, South Dakota Lake/Moody/Brookings counties, Colorado

605-658-6208 |




Ryan Larson
Regional Director, Omaha

Omaha/Lincoln areas of Nebraska; Southwestern Iowa; Kansas & Missouri

605-658-6235 | | Ryan on Facebook


Rush Milne
Admissions Counselor

Greater Nebraska, South-Central South Dakota

605-658-6225 |

Kody Thompson

Regional Director, Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls Lincoln and Roosevelt High Schools, outer Minnehaha county

605-658-6237 | | Kody on Facebook

Wendy Thorson

Wendy Thorson
Admissions Counselor

Online Undergraduate, Adult Learners

605-658-6125 |




Chad Yen, headshot

Chad Yen

Admissions Counselor

Minnesota and Nebraska regions

605-658-6221 | |  Chad on Facebook

On-Campus Visits

Franny Myers, Admissions

Franny Myers

Individual Visit Coordinator

605-658-6223 |




Undergraduate Admissions

Belbas Center on the University of South Dakota campus
Undergraduate Admissions
Dean Belbas Center
414 E. Clark Street
Vermillion, SD 57069

Phone: 605-658-6200 or 1-877-COYOTES
 Fax: 605-677-6323

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