Virtual go to mines

Virtual Go to Mines Open House

This is the one stop for all the videos and presentations associated with our virtual open house. Sit back and learn more about many of the amazing opportunities at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology! 

Virtual Go To Mines Resources:


Academic Departments

Dive deeper into our STEM majors and the opportunities they offer! Follow the links to each major’s curriculum and choose from our collection of recorded videos and presentations to learn how we do STEM at South Dakota Mines. Feel free to reach out to the contacts listed with any questions you have. We’d love to hear from you!

Department Major Resources Contact
Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences Introduction Video
ATM Curriculum
Adam.French@sdsmt.edu 
Biomedical Engineering Introduction Video
BME Curriculum
Robb.Winter@sdsmt.edu
Business Management in Technology Introduction Video
BMT Curriculum
Student Entrepreneurship
Lance.Roberts@sdsmt.edu
Chemical Engineering CHE Curriculum
BIOCHEM Specialization
Kenneth.Benjamin@sdsmt.edu
Chemistry, Biology, and Health Sciences Introduction Video
BIO Curriculum
CHEM Curriculum
PREHEALTH Curriculum
Zhengtao.Zhu@sdsmt.edu
Civil and Environmental Engineering Introduction Video
CEE Curriculum
James.Stone@sdsmt.edu
Computer Science and Engineering Introduction Video
CENG Curriculum
CSC Curriculum
Jeff.McGough@sdsmt.edu
Electrical Engineering Introduction Video
Department Tour Video
EE Curriculum
Thomas.Montoya@sdsmt.edu
Geology and Geological Engineering Introduction Video
GEO Curriculum
GEOE Curriculum 
Laurie.Anderson@sdsmt.edu
Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management Introduction Video
IEEM Curriculum
Jeffrey.Woldstad@sdsmt.edu
Mathematics Introduction Video
MATH Curriculum
Travis.Kowalski@sdsmt.edu
Mechanical Engineering Introduction Video
Lab Tour Video
ME Curriculum
Pierre.Larochelle@sdsmt.edu
Metallurgical Engineering Introduction Video
MET Curriculum 
Michael.West@sdsmt.edu
Mining Engineering and Engineering Management Introduction Video
MEM Curriculum
Robert.Hall@sdsmt.edu
Andrea.Brickey@sdsmt.edu
Physics Introduction Video
SPS Club Video
Physics Student Video
PHYS Curriculum
Physics Brochure PDF
Richard.Schnee@sdsmt.edu
Science, Technology and Society Introduction Video
STS Curriculum
Allison.Gilmore@sdsmt.edu

Virtual Campus Tours and Videos

Tour the South Dakota Mines campus and some of our favorite spots in Rapid City through videos and our virtual tours!

Housing and Dining
Contact: ResLife@sdsmt.edu

South Dakota Mines and Beyond Tour
Residence Hall Tour
Campus Flyover
Virtual Campus Tour
Virtual Tour - Residence Halls

Student Life and Services

Discover how South Dakota Mines supports students by exploring our collection of student life and services videos and presentations! Reach out to the contacts to ask questions and delve into the web pages to learn more about what each office does.

Office Resources Contact
Athletics Football Video
Men's Basketball Video
Women's Basketball Video
Volleyball Video 
Staff Directory
Career and Professional Development Center Recorded Presentation Matthew.Hanley@sdsmt.edu
Center for Inclusion Recorded Presentation Jesse.Herrera@sdsmt.edu
Dean of Students and Parent Resources Introduction Video DeanOfStudents@sdsmt.edu
Devereaux Library Introduction Video Library@sdsmt.edu
Esports Introduction Video Michael.VanderHeyden@sdsmt.edu 
Financial Aid Schedule a Virtual Visit
Contact Financial Aid PDF
FinancialAid@sdsmt.edu 
Ivanhoe International Center Recorded Presentation
#YouAreWelcomeHere Video
Recorded Presentation - Global Opportunities
International@sdsmt.edu
Music Department Introduction Video
Music PDF
Haley.Armstrong@sdsmt.edu (Band)
Matthew.Bumbach@sdsmt.edu (Choir)
Tammy.Schnittgrund@sdsmt.edu (Orchestra)
Pre-Health Pathways Introduction Video  Pre-Health@sdsmt.edu
Military Science/Army ROTC  Introduction Video ArmyROTC@sdsmt.edu
SLICE (Student Leadership Involvement Community Engagement) Recorded Presentation  Cory.Headley@sdsmt.edu
Student Success Center Introduction Video Lisa.Carlson@sdsmt.edu
Wellness Center
Intramurals
PowerPoint Presentation Michael.VanderHeyden@sdsmt.edu
WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering) Introduction Video wise@sdsmt.edu

Student Webinars

How Do I Decide? STEM Majors @ South Dakota Mines

South Dakota Mines graduates go on to do great things, and our majors provide the foundation for success! Learn about the 20 STEM majors offered by the university, tips on how to choose a career path, and what it's like to start as an Undeclared major from one of our current students, admissions representatives, and a major advisor.

Where to Start? Finding Your Career Path @ South Dakota Mines

Do you wonder how to choose the major that best matches your interests? Hilary Roman, the Assistant Director in the Career & Professional Development Center, gives pointers on what you should think about when choosing your major and career.

During the session, Hilary will go over how to interpret the results of the Focus 2 Career Assessment, walk through the resources that are offered on this platform, and show you how you can pursue your goals at South Dakota Mines.

First Generation Students @ South Dakota Mines

Current students and representatives from the Financial Aid Office, Student Success Center, Admissions Office, Center of Inclusion, and faculty go over what to expect at college and in the STEM industry, the support system at South Dakota Mines, and tips to succeed.

Webinar Resources Contact
How Do I Decide? STEM Majors
March 2, 2021
Recorded Presentation Katrina.Donovan@sdsmt.edu 
Where to Start? Finding Your Career Path
March 4, 2021
Recorded Presentation  Hilary.Roman@sdsmt.edu
First Generation Students
March 10, 2021
Recorded Presentation  SD-FIRST Program Directory