Through its rigorous academic programs and co-curricular activities, SD Mines 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.
Policies & Sanctioning
As a student at SD Mines, 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
Student Complaint Process
There are several ways to voice a complaint/concern at the South Dakota
School of Mines and Technology. Students are encouraged to resolve the
problem directly with the party or parties involved, but there are other things you can do as well. Visit our Student Complaint Process webpage for more information.
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 SD Mines 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.
Campus Crime and Fire Report website.
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 webpage
Assistant Dean of Students