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The American Council on Education (ACE) provides useful resources for future and current veteran students, including an online toolkit.

Veteran/Military Students

Whether you're here at South Dakota Mines participating in the Military Science/ROTC program, or a veteran student pursuing post-military education, you'll find a receptive and supportive community and resources especially for you.

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Military Students

Find out more about our Military Science/ROTC department and Army ROTC program.

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Veteran Students

Visit our Veterans Resource Center and see what sets us apart as a great choice for veteran students.

South Dakota Mines has been consistently recognized as a great school for active military and veteran students.

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Military Friendly

South Dakota Mines has been designated a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs Magazine since 2009.

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Best for Vets

South Dakota Mines has been recognized as a 'Best for Vets' college since 2010.

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Seven Seals Award

South Dakota Mines has earned the prestigious Seven Seals award for outstanding support of the United States military.

The Rapid City/Black Hills community is also very military-friendly, with nearby Ellsworth Air Force base playing an important cultural and economic role in the community.

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Experience South Dakota Mines

The South Dakota Mines virtual tour captures our unique campus using vibrant imagery, VR360 tours, and video and allows you to enjoy 360° panoramic views of our beautiful campus from the convenience of your own computer or mobile device. Explore Now

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VA Education Benefits

Contact the Registrar's Office for assistance with VA Education Benefits (GI Bill)