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Is DSU the right fit for you?

Our website can tell you only so much about our beautiful campus and innovative programs. The best way to find out if DSU is right for you is to see for yourself!

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After Registration

Hooray, you are registered for classes! To make sure you are ready for the semester to start, check out these additional items to make sure your start of the semester runs smoothly.

There may be some things you have yet to complete in your admission file, or in preparation for the upcoming term. Make sure you have finished the following items from the Before Registration list:

  • Complete admission file
  • Financial Aid & Scholarships
  • Housing
  • Dining Services
  • Trojan ID Card
  • Disability Services

Find the full list with details

View you class schedule through your Self Service Registration page on the myDSU portal. 

You may need to reference your schedule for:

  • Ordering/buying your textbooks
  • Insurance Confirmation

DSU also has a new App through our TrojanConnect Student Success platform. This app is going to provide you with a great resources, events and other great information.

To get the App

  • Go into your App Store
  • Search - Navigate Student App
  • Search - Dakota State University
  • Enter your Trojans email and password
  • Pay your tuition and fee statement via SDePay:
    • Real-time balances and detailed transactions
    • You may set-up a parent, guardian, or spouse as an authorized user
    • You may set-up direct deposit for refunds
    • Check your DSU email account regularly for updates and announcements
  • Payment deadlines
    • Payment deadlines can be located on the DSU Academic Calendar

    • Remember that changes to enrollment (adding or dropping classes) will result in changes to your billing statement
    • Check your statement regularly
  • Attendance confirmation is required of ALL students (this is not the same as the commitment process for financial aid disbursement)
    • It takes place at the beginning of EACH semester
    • Students will be notified to confirm attendance through their DSU email

DSU Cashier Office
(605) 256-5133

  • Move-in day for new students for Fall 2020 is Saturday, August 15 through Tuesday, August 18, by appointment. 
  • Spring 2020 move-in day is Saturday, January 9, 2021
  • All new freshman and transfers will report on this day
  • Report to your assigned residence hall
  • Signage will direct you to unloading zones and volunteers will assist with the unloading and moving of items to your room
  • You will receive your Trojan ID card, room key, parking pass, and mailbox with a combination at the hall check-in table
  • Refreshments will be available

DSU Residence Life 

(605) 256-5149

  • Trojan Silver – make purchases at on and off-campus vendors through the Trojan Silver program
  • Online eAccount: manage account, add funds, or freeze your account if your card is lost or stolen

DSU Card Services
(605) 256-5225

Dining Services

Access the MyDSU portal and select ‘Parking’ under the ‘Campus & Community’ tab. You will find a registration link on this page. You will also find parking options, tips, and regulations to help you with parking on campus. The cost of the permit will be added to your bill.

DSU Physical plant 

(605) 256-5222


Parking map

  • Computers will be available on move-in day
  • Technology fee of $396.75 per semester will be added to your account – this pays for:
    • Computer
    • Wireless infrastructure
    • Specialized computer labs
    • Servers and bandwidth
    • Software licensing
    • DSU Support Desk and servicing
  • Bring your own padded carrying case (backpack or other type of bag) and some type of file storage/back-up device (USB flash drives or external hard drives)

ITS Support Desk

Account Access

Login Information

At you can set up your account access and access your MyDSU portal account. The ITS Support Desk will send you an email with a verification code to complete your account set up.

ITS Support

If you are having issues setting up or accessing your accounts you will want to start a support request visit our website call for help at (605) 256-5675.

Get Connected

Visit our website for instructions on how to connect university email to mobile phone email app, as well as get computer, phone, and gaming consoles connected to campus wireless networks.

ITS Support Desk

The Trojan Zone has you covered from required course materials, including textbooks and supplies, to electronic accessories, and DSU apparel.

Textbook options

The great thing about the Trojan Zone is we work directly with faculty to
ensure we have the correct materials for your courses. We have a comprehensive textbook rental program both in-store and online, as well as digital rentals to complement your learning style and save you money!

Order books online

Login to MyDSU and under the ‘Student Resources’ tab select ‘Bookstore’, then ‘Buy Your Books’. Search for your books by selecting the term, your course and the section. Links to the rental and digital options can be found on the ‘Buy Textbooks’ page.


Trojan Zone Bookstore

We aim to keep our students happy and healthy through our Student Health Office located on campus. Students have unlimited visits to the health nurse for minor illnesses, minor injuries, routine allergy shots, and educational materials. If further diagnosis or care is required, the nurse will refer you to a physician at Madison Regional Health for one of your three free diagnostic office visits.

Please note: Health insurance is strongly recommended and our student health program is not replacement for health insurance.

Student Health

Student-Athletes Check-List for the NAIA eligibility center

  • Create a personal NAIA Profile
  • Ask your high school to send final official Transcripts to the NAIA. Do not email transcripts.
  • Send official ACT or SAT scores to the NAIA. If you are still planning on taking the test, 9876 is the number you enter to have the test sent to NAIA.
  • Pay the registration fee to the NAIA. Check to see if you qualify for a fee waiver.
  • Questions, contact your coach or the Athletic Advisor: Dana Hoff.


  • Sports physicals are required for all student-athletes. Coaches and athletic trainers will be in contact with their athletes with the paperwork needed to be completed by a health professional during the sports physical.

If you are a veteran or a dependent of a veteran, once you have finalized your registration please complete the appropriate registration form below and return to the DSU Veteran Affairs Office.

Veterans Registration form

Dependent Registration Form