Student Conduct

Through its rigorous academic programs and co-curricular activities, SDSM&T is committed to developing informed and responsible scientists and engineers who behave ethically, value a global perspective, and accept the duties and responsibilities of citizenship. (Excerpt from the SDSM&T Statement of Purpose, 2004)

Policies & Sanctioning

As a student at SDSM&T, you are responsible for abiding by policies provided by the SD Board of Regents (BOR), the university, and specific departments/areas as applicable to your situation. As such, it is important for you to be familiar with where policies are posted. The following links provide you access to policies which govern your conduct as School of Mines students.

Reporting Student Concerns

Please use our online Advocate Reporting program to report all concerns including academic integrity issues, conduct charges, or general student issues/concerns. Student conduct will follow-up on each issue reported. Please Note: This form may be completed anonymously. If this is an emergency situation, please call 911. If this is an immediate student concern, please contact Campus Safety or the Student Conduct Office.

Submit an Advocate Online Report Here

Campus Crime and Fire Report

The campus crime and fire information is intended to be a convenient source of information to help members of the SDSM&T community keep themselves and each other safe. It is also distributed as part of the university's obligations under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy, which requires universities to collect and disseminate campus crime statistics and other related information.

Visit the Campus Crime and Fire Report website

Academic Integrity

High standards of academic honesty and intellectual integrity are essential to the success of our students and the institution. The campus community will not tolerate acts of dishonesty in any academic activities at School of Mines. Such acts jeopardize not only the individual student, but also the integrity and dignity of the institution and its members. To report possible academic integrity issues, please complete the Advocate Online Report here.

For complete information about academic integrity policies and procedures, visit the Academic Integrity website.

Contact Information

Dan Sepion
Director of Residence Life & Student Conduct/Title IX Deputy Coordinator
Surbeck Center
605.394.2348