Some of your greatest years are just ahead of you. Come build connections, create memories and experience the Yote Life.
Find Your Fit
From move-in day to the moment you cross the graduation stage, this journey is yours to define. Whether you are joining groups with similar interests and passions or you are trying something completely new, there is a place here ready for you.
By the Numbers
Student clubs and organizations.
NCAA Division 1 Teams.
Raised by students for local and national charities.
Weekly activities and events.
What matters to you and how will you make an impact here? This is your story, your community and your campus. Join one of the many student organizations or clubs to meet new friends and make a difference.
Be a Coyote
Listen, our hype team is the real deal! If you've got spirit and can bring the energy, the student section is waiting for you. Better yet, make it official and join the USD Spirit Squad or the Coyote Crazies. *Insert Coyote Howl*
Your wellness journey just got upgraded. Take advantage of group fitness options, get set up with a personal trainer or bring your crew and get competitive in our intramural sports. Whatever your wellness preference may be, it's here.
Embrace the Yote Life
This community is rooted in tradition and fueled by memorable, impactful moments – incredible people connected by unforgettable experiences. In short, it's the Yote Life!
Yote Life Stories
The University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law’s Debtor-Creditor Club, a student organization established just this year, sent four students to the American Bankruptcy Institute Midwestern Conference at the University of Missouri-Kansas City last month.
Two former students of the University of South Dakota’s Summer Program for Undergraduate Research in Addiction (SPURA) – Sophia Van Buskirk and Ahmed Nahian – recently had their research highlighted at the 2023 Symposium on Substance Use Research.
In response to South Dakota’s sports official shortage, the University of South Dakota has partnered with the South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA) to train more officials across the state.