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University of South Dakota entry signCongratulations! You're a Coyote.

Now that you've been admitted and decided that the USD Community College of Sioux Falls is the place for you, there are a few more steps to complete in order to confirm your enrollment at USD CCSF. Follow the steps listed below or in this New Student Checklist.

Welcome to the Coyote family!

Pick up your USD Account

After you submit your university housing deposit, you will be able to access your USD account - including your USD email. Once you pick up your account, you will have access to the myUSD portal which includes technology you will use as a USD student.

Pick up your USD email account

Pick up your USD email account

Install Duo Security on your USD Account

After you activate your USD account, it is important to protect it. Install Duo two-factor authentication on your USD account for another layer of online security to protect your personal information. Duo is mandatory for all USD students, faculty and staff.

Install Duo on your USD Account

File Your FAFSA

You can file the FAFSA anytime after Oct. 1. Be sure to file your FAFSA by USD's priority deadline of April 1. List USD's code of 003474 on your FAFSA.

File your FAFSA

Beginning mid-April, financial aid award letters will be available in your Student Portal. Review your financial aid award carefully before accepting your financial aid package. Please call the Financial Aid Office at 605-658-6250 with any questions. Additional information about accessing the Financial Aid Self-Service Portal and accepting your award can be found here.

Immunization Requirements

All new, readmitted and transferred students are required to provide medically signed proof of TWO properly administered MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) immunizations OR immune titers for measles (rubeola), rubella and mumps. The immunization form must be completed before you can register for classes at USD CCSF. Read more about the mandatory immunization form.

Take the Registration Survey

Complete your Registration Survey

Placement Exams

Placement exams are available to ensure you are registered for the correct courses based on your knowledge of math, English and foreign languages. Placement testing can be taken at, or before, your registration.

Please contact your admissions counselor if you need to take a placement exam or if you need additional information prior to your registration.

Read more about Placement Exams


Get ready and register for your classes! During registration, you'll receive a warm USD CCSF welcome as you meet with your advisors, register for classes and learn all about the many resources available to you.

Registration Tip

  • Send in any final official AP test scores or dual credit college transcripts to assist with registering for classes.
    (If you choose a registration option before final official AP test scores or dual credit college transcripts are received at USD CCSF, your advisor will make class recommendations based on your conversation during registration.)

Registration Dates

Contact your admissions counselor to schedule a time to meet with your academic advisor or call 605-274-9500.

Computer Requirements

A personal computer is important to your academic and communication needs at college. Some academic programs require specific laptops. Check out these tips for selecting and preparing your computer to take full advantage of the computing resources available to you at USD CCSF.

Technology: Student Laptop Information

Get Ready

Once again, congratulations and welcome to the Coyote family!