Mines On The Road

A great way to learn more about SD Mines is to come to a Mines On The Road event: a reception for alumni, prospective students and friends of SD Mines.

Fall 2018-Spring 2019 dates to be set by August 2018.  Check back for finalized dates!


Q: What is the dress code?
A: It is business casual. Males: Button up shirts, polos, ties, etc. are all suitable. Females: Dresses, dress shirts, skirts, etc. are all suitable.

Q: Who will be there?
A: Mines on the Road Receptions include our alumni, current students, future students and parents, and representatives from campus including our President, Jim Rankin and Admissions Counselors.

Q: Do I need to stay the whole time?
A: Everyone can stay for as long or as short of a time as they feel comfortable. However, we encourage you to stay for at least an hour so you can hear from our alumni and our President, Jim Rankin!

Q: Will Dinner be served?
A: There will appetizers served throughout the event.

Q: What should I expect to meet at the reception?
A: You can expect to meet with our alumni, current students, President Jim Rankin, Admissions Counselors, other SD Mines representatives, and of course other future students and their families! You will get a chance to speak with everyone, hear stories from alumni, ask your Admissions Counselor questions, and hear from our President, Jim Rankin.

Q: What is the order of events?
A: We will have check in and give out name tags. There will be appetizers and mingling with alumni, current students, future students, our President, Jim Rankin, Admissions Counselors and other SD Mines Representatives. Next you will hear stories from alumni about their careers after graduating from SD Mines and then hear more about SD Mines directly from our President, Jim Rankin. From there you will have some more time to ask any questions to anyone attending the reception and then the night is completed!

Q: Who can I bring?
A: You can bring your parents, siblings, or anyone you know of who is interested in SD Mines.