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 BOR housing policies) and offer upperclass 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

Residence Life is committed to providing a safe, comfortable environment that encourages learning and personal growth in an inclusive community that empowers and challenges our residents

Welcome Home! Information for New, Incoming Students - Fall 2020

Congratulations on your acceptance to South Dakota Mines -- we look forward to welcoming you to your new home in August.  Learn more about our Residence Life program, move-in, housing, and much more by visiting our pages. Check-out the New Resident Website. Questions? Feel free to contact us.  

Rocker Square Living - Apartments for Upperclass Students

Are you a Junior, Senior, or Grad Student looking for housing for the 2021-2022 academic year?  Live with us -- in Rocker Square I or Rocker Square II.  The online application goes live in April 2021 for these apartments.  Learn more on our Housing Selection Website.  Make Rocker Square Apartments your home this upcoming year--housing billed to your student account, financial aid easily applies, break your contract with no penalty for graduating/going on co-op/studying abroad, live where you study--no commute, plus have easy access to South Dakota Mines resources!

Upcoming Events @ South Dakota Mines

 


Residence Hall Check-In & Move-in Dates
(updated 6/16/20)

July 15
Early Arrival forms available
Priority Deadline for Check-Ins and Drop & Go options

July 29 - August 5
Drop & Go scheduled check-ins

August 15 - 17
First year students scheduled check-ins and move-in

August 15 - 18
Returning student scheduled check-ins and move-in

August 18
Rocker Ready orientation activities

August 19
Fall semester classes begin

2020-2021 IMPORTANT DATES

  • Wed. Jul. 29 - Aug. 5 (8am-4pm)
    Drop & Go Student Scheduled Check-Ins & Move-In
  • Sat. Aug. 15 – 18 (8am-4pm)
    Returning Student Scheduled Check-Ins & Move-In
  • Sat. Aug. 15 – 17 (8am-4pm)
    New Student Scheduled Check-Ins & Move-In
  • Tues. Aug. 18
    New Student Ready Rocker Orientation Activities
  • Wed. Aug. 19
    Fall Semester Classes Begin
  • Wed. Nov. 25 (5pm)
    Housing Closes for Fall Semester Break
  • Fri. Jan. 8 (12pm)
    Housing Opens for Spring Semester
  • Sat. March 6 (12pm)
    Residence Halls Close for Spring Break
  • Sun. March 14 (8am)
    Residence Halls Open after Spring Break
  • Sat. May 8 (12pm)
    Housing Closes for Year