RAPID CITY, S.D. (July 20, 2012) – The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology will host Go To Mines on Saturday, July 28, for high school students exploring their college options.
The event hosts high school students of all ages, particularly juniors and seniors, as well as their parents, who get to know the university’s engineering and science curriculum and research projects, as well as explore campus and the dorms. Current Mines students, faculty and staff will be available to provide insider tips about campus life, the application process, scholarships and financial aid.
The Go To Mines event has become so popular that two fall dates have been scheduled for the first time, on Oct. 20 and Nov. 10. Football tickets to the Oct. 20 home game against Presentation College will be given to those attending the first fall Go To Mines event.
The spring semester’s Go To Mines event is set for April 20.
Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. Prospective students and their families may pre-register at http://gotomines.sdsmt.edu/admissions/visit/visit-mines/The day’s schedule includes:
Registration: 8:30 a.m. (Surbeck Center)
Welcome session: 9 a.m. (Surbeck Center)
Information fair: 9:45 a.m. (Surbeck Center)
Department open houses: 11:15 a.m. (Various locations on campus)
Lunch and campus tours: Noon
For out-of-town students, the School of Mines has teamed with the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn to offer a special low rate to family and friends. Call 348-4000 to book a room reservation.
If You Go:
What: Go To Mines Open House
When: Saturday, July 28
Why: Find out why 2,300 engineering and science students have decided to Go To Mines
Call: 394-2414 or (877) 877-6044 (option 1)
Register: Online at http://gotomines.sdsmt.edu/admissions/visit/visit-mines/