Individual Campus Visits

When: Monday - Friday

Personalized visits typically last 90 minutes and include a campus tour and a meeting with an admissions counselor. These visits and/or specialized appointments may not be available on holidays and during special visit programs.   

For the best possible campus visit experience, please schedule visits at least seven days in advance. Available visit times are listed in red. If you don't see your preferred visit time, we likely have scheduled visits with other future Coyotes like you.

Campus Map

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Visitors to USD tour campus in the Charlie Cart

2019-20 Events


Minnesota Visit Days

When: October 17 and 18, 2019

Minnesota students! Join us on the beautiful USD campus during your Education Minnesota Professional Conference break. Select either Thursday or Friday for an informative and entertaining program designed just for you. In addition to a tour of campus, you'll meet your admissions counselor and learn more about the application process, academic programs and student life at USD.

Sign up beginning fall 2019

Minnesota Visit Days

Fall Open House

When: October 26 and November 9, 2019

There's nothing like a fall Saturday on the USD campus, and we want you to experience it for yourself. Join us for an overview on admissions, scholarships, academic programs, life as a Coyote and a self-guided tour of campus. Then fire up for football with a pre-game lunch and cheer on the Coyotes in the iconic DakotaDome. By the end of the day, we hope you'll want to spend every fall with us!

Check-in for Fall Open House begins at 8:30 a.m. with the program starting at 9:30 a.m.

Sign up beginning fall 2019

Old Main in the fall

Admitted Students Day

When: February 14 and 28, 2020

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of South Dakota! Join us in celebrating your admission with a program designed for accepted students. During your visit, you'll have the opportunity to attend a class, interact with current students and sit in on sessions to help prepare you for your life as a Coyote.

Admitted Students Day is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. (check in begins at 8 a.m.) and includes lunch. Optional self-guided campus tours are available. If you are an admitted student, watch for your invitation to sign up for this event.

Please contact your admissions counselor for more information.

University of South Dakota sweatshirt

Junior Visit Day

When: March 28 and April 25, 2020

It's the spring of your junior year and time for you to join us for this university-wide event! Junior Visit Day provides you with the opportunity to meet USD's extraordinary faculty, explore various majors and academic programs and learn more about the admissions process, student services, campus life, the residential experience and much more. Your day begins with check-in at 9:15 a.m. with the program concluding at approximately 1 p.m.

Sign up beginning spring 2020

The Legacy Coyote statue at the University of South Dakota

Native American Visit Weekend

When: Spring 2020

Held in conjunction with the Building Bridges Conference and Tiospaye Student Council's annual traditional Wacipi (pow wow), Native American Weekend Visit provides Native American high school students and their counselors the opportunity to experience the college setting while gaining an increased awareness about the importance of persistence in education.

Native American ceremonial eagle feathers