RAPID CITY, S.D. (Oct. 9, 2013) – The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will host Go to Mines on Saturday, Oct. 19, for high school students exploring their college options.
High school students of all ages, particularly juniors and seniors, as well as their parents, are invited to get to know the university’s engineering and science curriculum and research projects. They will also have the chance to view residence halls and explore campus. Current Mines students, faculty and staff will be available to provide insider tips about campus life, the application process, scholarships and financial aid.
Another Go to Mines event is set for Nov. 9.
Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. Prospective students and their families may pre-register at www.gotomines.com/visit.
The day’s schedule includes:
•Registration: 8:30 a.m. (Surbeck Center)
•Welcome session: 9 a.m. (Surbeck Ballroom)
•Information fair: 9:45 a.m. (Surbeck Center)
•Department open houses: 11 a.m. (Various locations on campus)
•Lunch and campus tours: Beginning at noon. Lunch hours are from noon-1:30 p.m. and campus tours run from noon until 2:15 p.m.
•Second department open house: 1 p.m. (various locations on campus)
If You Go
What: Go to Mines open house
When: Saturday, Oct. 19
Why: Find out why more than 2,600 students have decided to go to Mines
Call: 394-2414 or (877) 877-6044 (option 1)
Register: Online at www.gotomines.com/visit
Founded in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid City, S.D., offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university enrolls 2,640 students from 45 states and 37 countries, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1. The average starting salary for graduates is $62,400 with a 98 percent placement rate. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/sdsmt and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/sdsmt.