Please take time to look through our website to learn about our residence life program, the housing options we offer, and much more.
Residence Life Mission
Residence Life seeks to provide a safe environment that encourages learning and personal growth in an inclusive community
that empowers and challenges our residents. We continually strive to improve our services to meet the needs of our students
and reflect the high standards of South Dakota School of Mines & Technology.
Spring Break Information
All residence halls (Palmerton, Connolly, Peterson, and Rocker Square II) close for Spring Break at 12noon on March 8. For complete information about closing and to apply for housing over break, visit the Spring Break website.
New in Fall 2014: Rocker Square Apartments
Residence Life is excited to announce the addition of two apartment buildings to our campus housing options. The Rocker Square apartments will house sophomore students in close proximity to campus. Learn more about this exciting new option on our Rocker Square website.
Welcome New Students!
Congratulations on your acceptance to the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. This begins a whole new phase in your life — pretty soon you'll be getting ready for college!
Our office has developed the New Students Website to help you prepare for life on campus. Please visit this page and others as you prepare to be part of our on-campus community.
Housing Selection 2014-2015
Current students required to live on campus next year can learn more about the housing selection process by visiting our Housing Selection website. All students should visit this website to learn about important deadlines and housing options avaialble for the 2014-2015 academic year.
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Sat, March 8, 12noon: All Residence Halls Close for Spring Break
Sun, March 16, 8am: All Residence Halls Open after Spring Break
Sat, May 10, 12noon: All Residence Halls Close
2013-1014 Apartment (Kelley, La Croix, & Park Vista) contracts run Aug. 15 - Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 - May 15.
Upcoming Campus Events