Residence Life: Housing Information for Mines Students

Welcome to Residence Life at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology! Over 850 students call our residence halls and apartments home while at SDSM&T. We provide housing for all students who have graduated from high school in the past two years (per BOR housing policies) in our residence halls and have apartment rentals for all other students.

Please take time to look through our website to learn about our residence life program, the housing options we offer, and much more.

Residence Life Mission

Residence Life seeks to provide a safe environment that encourages learning and personal growth in an inclusive community that empowers and challenges our residents. We continually strive to improve our services to meet the needs of our students and reflect the high standards of South Dakota School of Mines & Technology.

New in Fall 2014: Einstein Brothers Bagels

einsteinsResidence Life is excited to announce the addition of Einstein Brothers Bagels to campus!  Einstein's will be part of the Mines Dining program--meal plan dollars and Grubby Gold will be accepted.  Housed in Rocker Square I, Einsten's will be open for breakfast and lunch during the week and feature coffee, espresso, smoothies, bagels, sandwiches, soups and much more!  Make sure you visit Rocker Square I and our newest campus dining option!   View complete information about Mines Dining online


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Winter Break Closing Information  

Learn everything you need to know about Winter Break!  Complete information, including information about late stays/early arrivals, closing dates, and to-do's can be found online on our:

Winter Break Closing Website


 Spring 2015 New Student Information  

Congratulations on your acceptance to the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. We look forward to your arrival in January! Our office has developed the following website for you: 

Information for New Students: Spring '15

Please visit this page and others as you prepare to be part of our on-campus community.


  • Thurs. Dec. 18, 12 Noon: 
    All Halls close for Winter Break
  • Sat. Jan. 10, 12 Noon: 
    All Halls open for Spring Semester
  • Sat. Jan. 10, 12 - 4pm: 
    Spring New Student Move-In
  • Sat. March 7, 12 Noon:
    All Halls close for Spring Break
  • Sun. March 15, 8am: 
      All Halls open after Spring Break
  • Sat. May 9, 12 Noon: 
      All Halls Close