Recognized Student Clubs & Organizations

Welcome to the Recognized Student Organization (RSO) homepage!
Here you'll find information about what it takes to be an RSO and the advantages/access South Dakota Mines students get with forming an RSO. So feel free to take a few minutes and browse around! 

Why should you get involved with an RSO? Here's several reasons:

  • Meet new people!
  • Explore interests and hobbies
  • Develop your leadership skills

    Student Organization Directory

    One of the great ways to get involved at South Dakota Mines is to join one of our many student organizations. Click here for an alphabetical list of groups. You may also search specific organization categories below:

    Forming a Student New Student Organization

    So you're interested in starting a student organization? Well, you have come to the right place.  In order to start an organization, you will have to follow these steps.

    How to start an organization:

    • Visit the student organization directory on Mines Link to make sure a similar group doesn't already exist
    • Find a total of ten (10) people who want to start this organization
    • Draft a constitution 
    • Read the Student Organization Handbook 
    • Recruit an Adviser (Must be a full-time South Dakota Mines Faculty or Staff member)
    • Submit your registration via Mines Link

    Please take a few moments to review our registration guide on starting a new organization. It will provide you a step by step process in registering your group. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Office of Student Engagement at 605-394-2336 or

    Your One Source for Student Organization Information:


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    Rocker Central is your one stop location to get involved on campus. Check out our over 100 student organizations, campus departments, and free events!