Dakota State University students walking around campus

Preparation + opportunity = success

That's the DSU equation. We're a four-year university with nationally recognized programs, cutting-edge facilities, and the brightest thinkers. But we're also a tight-knit, inclusive community. Small class sizes mean hands-on training and individualized attention. All this with an affordable, public school price that's among the best values in the region.

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We are pleased to invite you to register for your upcoming semester at DSU. Your registration appointment will begin with online sessions which will help you transition into becoming a DSU student. We will then connect you with an advisor to register for your classes. Please review options below for the registration process that fits you best.

Attending Main Campus in Madison

On-Campus First Time / Freshman Students

New freshmen looking to enroll for the upcoming spring term can request an individual registration appointment via the button below.

 SPRING TERM - request individual registration

On-Campus Transfer, Returning, or Non-Traditional Students

Sign up now for your individual virtual registration appointment. Please allow up to 2 hours to review your next steps in your enrollment process and to build your course schedule with an advisor. Once you have scheduled your registration appointment, a confirmation reply will be sent to you via email. We will continue to communicate you with additional information and details leading up to the event.

spring TERM - request individual registration

Attending Off Campus

Freshmen, Transfers, Re-Admits and Non-Traditional students attending Online, at the Community College for Sioux Falls, or in Rapid City, can begin your registration process by completing the request to register form below.


For questions on the registration process, please contact your appropriate department below: