Welcome to Back to Campus! Move-In Fall 2022

South Dakota Mines is already hard at work preparing for your arrival, to provide you with an environment that is safe and enriches your college experience. Our goal is to support the mission and values of the University by creating experiences and communities that celebrate your uniqueness, encourage your academic ambitions, and foster your development as a capable, responsible adult.

Your arrival on campus is an important step into another chapter of your life. We are here to take these steps with you!

Fall 2022 Move-In Process

More details and student-specific information will be sent via email

New to South Dakota Mines Housing for Fall 2022

  • First Year and New to South Dakota Mines students Check-Ins will be Thursday, August 18.
  • Check-In will be from 8am to 4pm with no assigned arrival times. 
  • New students moving into Peterson, Palmerton, or Connolly Halls will check in at their housing location. others will Check in at Residence Life in the Surbeck Center.
    Tables for check-in will be set up at the entrances of each building with inclement weather adaptations as needed.

Returning Student Check-Ins

  • Returning students may return between Friday, August 19 - Sunday, August 21 between 8am and 4pm daily. 
  • Students residing in Peterson, Placer, Rocker Square I, and Rocker Square II will check in at their housing location.
    Tables for check-in will be set up at the entrances of each building with inclement weather adaptations as needed. 

Early Arrivals

In very limited circumstances, an early arrival to campus may be approved if the room/space is ready. Early arrival request will only be reviewed for move-in dates starting August 17, 2022.
To request early arrival housing,  Application and Agreement (under revision) — must be completed and submitted/returned to Residence Life by 8am, August 8, 2022.
Early arrival requests for days prior to August 17th will not be approved.

2021-2022 IMPORTANT DATES

May 7 (Noon)
Residence Halls Close Summer Break
Graduating Seniors can depart until May 8th @ 5pm
May Closing Website 

August 18 (8am-4pm) 
New Student Move-In 

August 19-21 (8am-4pm)
Returning Student Move-In