Student Life provides a complete student experience to each member of the Coyote community.

Whether you're here to make a difference or just to find out what you're made for, the services available at the University of South Dakota will help you along the way. Life at USD is rooted deeply in diversity and inclusiveness with values that help students develop a sense of purpose, tradition and community. By getting involved, you learn the skills that empower you to be successful in today's global society.

Get Involved

Featured Paw Points

It's simple: 1. Go to a USD event. 2. Swipe your Coyote Card ID 3. Enjoy the event. 4. Win sweet stuff! Paw Points rewards the most involved students on campus for their attendance at university events. Prizes are given away at the end of each month, at the end of each semester and again at the end of the year to the students that have attended the most events.

Paw Points

Paw Points at USD


Featured USD Barnes & Noble Bookstore

Need a book for class? No problem. How about some gear to wear to the next Coyote event? You bet. The USD Bookstore offers a wide variety of items from textbooks and digital content to apparel and dorm essentials. Stop in to see our excellent selection!

USD Barnes & Noble Bookstore

USD Bookstore
  • Coyote Village

    University Housing

    You're right where you need to be. You're in the middle of the action and close to your classes. You've got your own space and you've got plenty of company. You're eating well and feeling great. You're finally home.

  • Muenster University Center interior

    Campus Dining

    When it's time to eat, you'll find it here: Traditional hot meals, salad bars, deli, Tex-Mex, pizza and pasta, vegetarian and fresh and healthy choices. Pick a meal plan and eat when and where you want around town and on campus including national brands Chick-fil-A, Qdoba and Einstein Bros.

  • USD Wellness Center

    Wellness Center

    Whether you're looking to stay in shape, take up a new activity or just really need that "Intramural Champion" t-shirt, the Wellness Center is the place to start.