Testing & Vaccine


As of April 5, 2021 anyone 16 years and older are eligible to receive the COVID vaccine.  

If you are concerned you might have COVID, students can call Student Health 394-2354 to make an appointment, or call Monument Health at 755-2273.  See the Student Health website for more information.

Vaccine Availability

Monument Health – sign up

Local Pharmacies  (Pennington County)

Information from Monument Health

COVID-19 Vaccine

Information from the SD Department of Health

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 Phase 1 vaccine priority groups

Information from the CDC

Frequently Asked Questions

Pandemic Vaccine Program Distribution, Tracking, and Monitoring (CDC)

Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

Information from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration

COVID-19 Vaccines

Operation Warp Speed

Learn more about Operation Warp Speed

Inside the Operation Warp Speed effort to get Americans a COVID-19 vaccine (CBS)

Informational Resources

If you have been exposed to COVID-19 and you are experiencing symptoms, call your local healthcare provider or call the COVID-19 triage center at 1-800-279-1466 (available from 7am-11pm).

South Dakota Mines is committed to being a diverse and inclusive community and supports all members of the university. COVID-19 affects all people regardless of age, background or area in which they live. As a STEM university, we set a high bar for our students, faculty and staff. Biased behaviors, stereotyping and discrimination are not acceptable. The university inclusion and diversity statement can be found here. Those who experience harassment or discrimination on campus can report it here.