Community Service and Engagement

A major goal at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and the Student Activities and Leadership Center is to assist our students in becoming civically engaged in their communities through the act of service. Each year, Mines students and staff members impact our local community through meaningful service projects. We believe it is important to prepare our students for their roles as citizens and leaders through community-based educational and volunteer experiences. This page was created to help SD Mines students find volunteer opportunities on campus and in the greater Rapid City community. Take a few moments to browse through the page, and get engaged today! 

Freshmen Day of Service

Incoming Freshmen participate in a variety of community service projects as part of New Student Orientation every fall semester

MLK Jr. Day of Service

The date for this year's Day of Service is January 18, 2016. The Day of Service is an opportunity for SD Mines student clubs and organizations to collect food donations for Feeding South Dakota.  Click here for more information on this year's event.

Volunteer Opportunities

Mines students volunteer. During the academic year 2013-14, our students logged over 10,000 community service hours. Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Check out the Community Involvement List located on the right hand side of this page, SD Mines Community Service Page, and check out the link below!

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Personal Development on a Professional Level

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