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The new Alumni Green will better serve our growing alumni base, and provide indoor and outdoor spaces for campus visitors to enjoy.

Welcome Alumni & Friends of SDSU

We are an independent, not-for-profit organization, non dues association that welcomes all graduates, former students, faculty, staff and friends of South Dakota State, as well as students, to be SDSU Alumni Association members. We strive to connect alumni to SDSU and each other, through the promotion of the University and by providing valuable benefits, services and resources to our members. To ensure you are fully experiencing being an alumni association member, please make sure your information with us is current. Go Jacks!

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Upcoming Events

Jul
19
Join fellow alumni and friends from around the Pierre area for a Jackrabbit Social on July 19th. 
Jul
20
Join the West River Jacks for their 36th Annual Banquet, Auction, & Golf Tournament. The Banquet and Auction will be in Deadwood, SD on July 20 with the Golf Tournament the following day in Spearfish, SD.
Aug
17
Get your team together and join us for the 23rd Annual Jackrabbit Shootout hosted by the Sioux Empire Staters. 
Aug
19

Return to the friendly confines of Frost Arena and join former teammates in the SDSU Alumni scrimmage on August 19th. Then Join fellow South Dakota State teammates at the 2017 Volleyball Alumni Reunion on Hobo Day! Start with cheering on the Jackrabbit football team against Northern Iowa in the Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium at 2 p.m. Following the football games, enjoy a volleyball social in Frost Arena’s Club 104. Then prepare to cheer on the volleyball team when it takes on Fort Wayne at 7 p.m.

Aug
31
Join us for tailgating August 31st when SDSU takes on Duquesne! 
Sep
15
Alumni Green Dedication on September 15th. 
Sep
16
Join us the tailgating during the Beef Bowl when SDSU takes on Drake!
Oct
07
Join us for tailgating October 7th when SDSU takes on Southern Illinois!
Oct
13
Legends and Leaders Distinguished Alumni Awards Banquet 
Oct
14
Hobo Day Parade 
Oct
14
Join us for Hobo Day Tailgating as SDSU takes on Northern Iowa! 
Nov
04
Join us for tailgating as SDSU takes on NDSU!
Nov
11
Join us for tailgating as SDSU takes on Illinois State!
 
Students, faculty, community members, alumni and benefactors gathered Friday (April 28) at South Dakota State University to celebrate the groundbreaking of the University’s $50 million expansion project for the SDSU Performing Arts Center.
 
Dennis Hedge, a member of the South Dakota State University faculty and staff since 1992, has been selected provost and vice president for academic affairs of the institution following a six-month national search. The appointment is subject to South Dakota Board of Regents’ approval at its March meeting.
 
Kinchel Doerner, current dean of the Graduate School at South Dakota State University, will serve as the interim vice president of research and economic development effective Jan. 1. Kevin Kephart held the vice president position before announcing his plans to retire.