Are you having trouble finding what you're looking for? Feel free to call the Ivanhoe International Center at (605) 394-6884 or come visit us; our office is located in the basement of the Surbeck center. You can also email us your questions at international@sdsmt.edu.

Health and Safety

Health and safety are a priority for your travels, learn more here.

First, check the State Department website for travel warnings for any countries where you are planning to travel. 

Health Insurance

(Must be logged into Mines Link to access these forms)

Health Insurance is required for study abroad (BOR Policy 3:14). Go to our Mines link form above(login required) to begin the enrollment process and make arrangements with the Ivanhoe International Center.

Insurance Portal - Create an account and download the app after you receive your welcome email. The insurance portal is a great resource for you as you prepare to study abroad and while you are in your program. South Dakota Board of Regents policy number is 18 GLM N01060946. Please include spaces. 

The Health and Safety section of the Global Scholar online course is REQUIRED for anyone who is planning to participate in a study abroad experience. Please contact the Ivanhoe International Center at international@sdsmt.edu to register.

Emergency and Safety Resources

Emergency Contacts

CISI: Cultural Insurance Services International

South Dakota Mines Emergency page 

Ivanhoe International Center 

501 East Saint Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD 57701-3995
Telephone: (605) 394-6884
Fax: (605) 394-6883
Email:  international@sdsmt.edu

For More Information

about Study Abroad contacting the Ivanhoe International Center (located lower Surbeck Center)

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Develop a Global Focus

South Dakota Mines offers a Global Engineering Minor and a Global Engineering Certificate. See our Minors and Certificates web pages for more details.