Residence Life: Housing Information for South Dakota Mines Students

Welcome to Residence Life at South Dakota Mines! Almost 1,100 students call our residence halls home while at South Dakota Mines. We guarantee housing for all students who have graduated from high school in the past two years per South Dakota Board of Regents (SDBOR) housing policies and offer upper-class housing and apartments for all students interested in campus living. 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

The South Dakota Mines Department of Residence Life is committed to providing impactful and transformative experiences that foster inclusive living-learning communities and prepare responsible members of society.

Our Vision

To offer an innovative and transformative residential experience at South Dakota Mines.

2024 IMPORTANT DATES

Student Staff Hiring Process
January 4, 2024 - March 8, 2024
Timeline for hiring here

Fall 2024 Housing Selection Dates
More information available here
Housing Selection Information Sessions

February 20 - February 21, 2024 (5:00PM MT)
Lottery Numbers Emailed
March 1, 2024
Lottery Application & Exemption Window
March 18, 2024 (7:00AM MT) - March 21, 2024
Lottery Exemptions & Accommodations Due
March 25, 2024 (11:59PM MT)
Housing Application Open for All
March 25, 2024 (7:00AM MT)

Spring Break 2024
Residence Halls Close
Rocker Square Apartments Remain Open

March 9, 2024 - March 17, 2024
Details available here

May Closing 2024
Residence Halls & Apartments close
Non-graduating students
May 4, 2024 at 12:00PM, noon
Eligible graduating students
May 5, 2024 at 2:00PM, noon
Details available here