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.

Majors & Degrees


Rising together

Our Trojans graduate with an education enriched in innovation, leadership, and service. This milestone deserves to be honored.

Your Trojan family is celebrating your accomplishments and cheering you on every step of the way. We encourage you to celebrate your graduation with friends and family after the ceremonies to capture this significant life achievement.

We wish you success in all your future endeavors, congratulations graduates!

Students holding diplomas

For all students

Congrats Trojan! You're now on your way to your dream career. Before you get there though, there are a few things you must do to receive your diploma. To prepare for your big walk across the stage, check out our graduation checklist for more information.

Graduation checklist

Graduate with family taking photos

Friends & Family

On behalf of the graduates, we just want to say, "Thank You!" for your support throughout the years. We hope you enjoy the Commencement ceremony and we look forward to celebrating with you. For more details on parking, directions, or photography, see the link below.

More details

Graduates sitting during commencement ceremony

Event Schedule

There's a lot to remember when Commencement day approaches. To ensure you're where you need to be, please view our event schedule.

Commencement Schedule