Whether you're here at the School of Mines participating in the Military Science/ROTC program, or a veteran student pursuing post-military education, you'll find a receptive and supportive community and resources especially for you.
The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has been consistently recognized as a great school for active military and veteran students.
The SD School of Mines has been designated a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs Magazine since 2009.
Best for Vets
The SD School of Mines has been recognized as a 'Best for Vets' college since 2010.
Seven Seals Award
SD Mines has earned the prestigious Seven Seals award for outstanding support of the United States military.
The Rapid City/Black Hills community is also very military-friendly, with nearby
Ellsworth Air Force base playing an important cultural and economic role in the community.