Technology for Students
The School of Mines campus is completely wireless and residence halls have network connections. Four general-purpose computer centers are fully equipped to provide facilities for experiments in diverse areas including digital circuits, electronics and control systems. In addition, there are special-purpose computer centers serving the fields of microprocessor development systems and analog-digital systems. Computers are also available in the Surbeck Student Center and Devereaux Library. School of Mines has 15 computer labs located throughout the campus. The student to computer ratio is 6:1.
Technology is an essential part of your education at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. We offer:
- A Tablet PC program that integrates computers into the classroom.
Mandatory for all incoming first-time, first-year undergraduate, transfer and re-admitted students, the program expands the diversity of teaching methods and learning opportunities. Learn more about the Tablet PC Program from the Information Technology Services department.
- A secure campus wireless network
- The latest software being used in industry today
This includes a $49 million gift of state-of-the art oil and gas development software provided to the School of Mines in 2012 by multinational oilfield services corporation, Schlumberger Limited.
- Access to multiple computer platforms and hundreds of computers throughout campus
- 24-hour computer labs for everything from research to gaming