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Registration for summer 2020 for current students begins Dec. 9 (or later, based on your time ticket) in Self-Service. Open registration for new students begins Dec. 19.

Register Now for Online and Off-Campus Courses

How you register depends on your enrollment status and the type of class you want to take.

Registration for Current Online and Off-Campus Students

Current students register using Self-Service Registration. (You can search for courses at anytime; if you are registering for a course, you will need a valid USD login ID and password). Current students are those who have already been admitted to USD and have enrolled in classes before. Follow the steps below to register for online or off-campus courses.

  • Go to Self-Service Registration at
  • Select the appropriate term and click "Continue"
  • Select your university: USD University of South Dakota
  • Select your preferred location: ONLINE/Internet
  • Click "Search"

Registration for New Online and Off-Campus Students

New online and off-campus students, degree-pursuant and non-degree pursuant, register using this Online Registration Form.  Degree-pursuant students must be admitted to USD before registering.  Prospective undergraduates apply using the Undergraduate Application.  Prospective graduate students apply through the Graduate School: apply using the Graduate School Application

Student Registering for DDN Courses

Current and new students registering for Digital Dakota Network courses delivered to sites outside of Rapid City, Sioux City or Sioux Falls, register using this Online Registration Form.

Contact Us

For more information, please contact USD Online and Off-Campus Education at 605-658-6200 or by email at

Please Note: The University of South Dakota is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.  If you have questions, please contact us at or 605-658-6200.

Online Registration

Register for off-campus and online courses