Founded in 1889 with a history almost as long as the University that it serves the South Dakota State University Alumni Association, a private non-profit organization, strives to keep SDSU’s nearly 75,000 living alumni connected to their alma mater.

Annually the Alumni Association hosts nearly 100 events all across the country and continuously communicates with its alumni through their alumni focused publication STATE Magazine, their monthly e-newsletter State Update, their social media accounts, print materials, and email.

The Alumni Association is a robust and dedicated organization, fully engaged in the mission of keeping alumni of SDSU connected to SDSU. We are your Alumni Association and we appreciate your support.


The purpose of the South Dakota State University Alumni Association shall be to foster a spirit of loyalty and fellowship among graduates, faculty, students, former students and friends of South Dakota State University, and to direct an organized cooperative effort for the advancement, development, achievement, and honor of both South Dakota State University and its alumni.


Steward meaningful relationships
Manage engaging experiences
Tell the University's story in relevant ways
Be collaborators and catalysts


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