50 Year Club

Pull out your yearbooks and reminisce! Welcome to the Golden Jacks Society! It’s time for your South Dakota State University 50 Year Club Reunion!

Join your fellow classmates and friends for a reunion full of memories, friendships and plenty of SDSU pride!

Click here if you would like to register for this event.

Activities begin July 26 and continue until the evening of July 27. Cost is $130 per person and includes all activities and meals. The reunion is a packaged deal. No ala carte options are available. Contact the Alumni Association by phone at 888-735-2257 or by email at alumni@statealum.com.

During your free time gather for beverages, snacks and view pictures from your 1962 yearbook in the Tompkins Alumni Center. 

Thursday, July 26   
5:00 - 6:00 pm


 
Welcome Back Bash
Check in and Social hour
Hobo Day Gallery - Student Union

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Supper Buffet
Volstorff Ballroom - Student Union
Friday, July 27  
7:30 - 9:00 am

Breakfast Buffet
Volstorff Ballroom - Student Union
9:00 - 10:30 am Welcome and Self-introductions by class members
10:30 - 11:00 am

Class Photos
Steps in front of the Frost Arena
11:00 - 12:00 pm 


Tours and/or Free Time
Campus tours with student ambassadors
Tour of the South Dakota Art Museum
12:00 - 1:30 pm

Luncheon
Volstorff Ballroom - Student Union
1:30 - 2:30 pm

Woodbine Cottage Tour - Woodbine Cottage
Home of President David L. '69 and Marcia '71 Chicoine
2:30 - 3:30 pm

Celebrate STATE
Hear the latest and greatest going on at SDSU
3:30 - 5:00 pm Free time
5:00 - 5:30 pm

Golden Jacks Society Social
McCrory Gardens Education and Visitor Center
5:30 - 7:00 pm


Golden Jacks Society Dinner
McCrory Gardens Education and Visitor Center

7:30 pm  Entertainment
   
   
Times and locations are subject to change due to weather.

Click here for a campus map. Parking is available behind the Tompkins Alumni Center, the Ag Heritage Museum and on Administration Lane.

Area Lodging:
Brookings Days Inn -
2500 6th Street, Brookings - (877) 831-1562
Comfort Inn -
514 Sunrise Ridge Road, Brookings - (800) 228-5150
Fairfield Inn & Suites -
3000 LeFevre Drive, Brookings - (800) 228-2800
Hampton Inn & Suites -
3017 LeFevre Drive, Brookings - (800) 426-7866
Holiday Inn Express 
- 3020 LeFevre Drive, Brookings - (605) 692-9060
Staurolite Inn & Suites -
2515 6th Street, Brookings - (800) 362-1516
Super 8 Motel
 - 3034 LeFevre Drive, Brookings - (800) 800-8000
Sonshine Inn
- 108 6th Street, Brookings - (800) 884-2518
Arlington Inn
704 S Hwy 81  - Arlington - (605) 983-4609
Pheasant Motel
- 410 East Ash Street, Arlington  - (605) 983-9927
Royal River Casino & Hotel
 -
607 South Veterans Street, Flandreau - (605) 997-3746
Super 8 Motel
- U.S. 81 & County Highway 34, Madison - (605) 256-6931
Americinn Lodge & Suites
- 504 10th Street Southeast, Madison - (800) 634-3444
Lake Park Motel
- 1515 Northwest 2nd Street, Madison - (605) 256-3524

Campgrounds:

Danceland Campground
- 8510 Danceland Rd., Brookings - 605-693-3555
Sexauer Park
- Western Ave. 4 Blocks N. of 6th St., Brookings - 605-692-2708
Oakwood Lakes State Park
- Located 7 miles N. and 3 miles W. of Volga, off US Highway 14. Or, use Exit 140 on I-29 - (800) 710-2267 

Additional lodging accommodations can be made at: Watertown and Sioux Falls. Please call specific cities for more information.
 

905 Medary Ave., Brookings, SD, 57007
(605) 697.5198 or toll-free (888) 735.2257



 
 
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