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Last Updated January 2021

Spring Semester Schedule 

Information regarding the spring semester will be available over the next couple days.

Face Covering Policy

The University of South Dakota requires face coverings in all public indoor spaces on campus during the spring academic term. 

Read USD's Face Covering Policy


Return-to-Campus Procedures

For a current count of cases in South Dakota, visit the South Dakota Department of Health website.

If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to reach out at

South Dakota Board of Regents Employee Leave Guidelines for COVID-19 

The previous special leave allowances that were provided by the federal Family-First Coronavirus Response Act expired on December 31, 2020.  The South Dakota Board of Regents continues to make emergency COVID-19 Sick Leave available to benefit eligible employees who test positive. Information on the leave, and how to apply to use the leave, is found on the COVID-19 Sick Leave FAQ.

USD will continue to constantly monitor and communicate any further actions to be taken should that become necessary. Thank you for your continued dedication to USD and its mission. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact