Welcome to Back to Campus! Move-In Fall 2021

South Dakota Mines is already hard at work preparing for your arrival, to provide you with an environment that is safe and enriches your college experience. Our goal is to support the mission and values of the University by creating experiences and communities that celebrate your uniqueness, encourage your academic ambitions, and foster your development as a capable, responsible adult.

Your arrival on campus is an important step into another chapter of your life. We are here to take these steps with you!

Fall 2021 Move-In Process - More details to come

New to South Dakota Mines Housing for Fall 2021

  • First Year and New to South Dakota Mines students Check-Ins will be Thursday, August 19.

Returning Student Check-Ins

  • Returning students may return between Friday, August 20 - Sunday, August 22 starting at 7:30am daily.

Early Arrivals

In very limited circumstances, an early arrival to campus may be approved. Early arrival request will only be reviewed for move-in dates starting August 17, 2021.
To request early arrival housing,  Application and Agreement — must be completed and submitted/returned to Residence Life by 8:00am, August 2, 2021.
The form is still pending updates. Early arrival requests for days prior to August 17th will not be approved.


January 8 (7:30am)
Housing Opens for Spring Semester

January 11
First Day of Classes

March 6 (12pm)
Residence Halls Close for Spring Break

March 14 (8am)
Residence Halls Open after Spring Break

May 8 (12pm)
Housing Closes for Year