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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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The Dakota State University Strong Program is an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) program that supports our students by assisting in the transition to college. This free program promotes independence, confidence, and self-advocacy, along with creating a positive social support network. 

DSU Strong provides individualized services beyond standard accommodations for students diagnosed with ASD. The program is committed to helping students build developmental success. 

What you can expect:

  • Transition to College
  • Individualized skill building and therapeutic support
  • Learning and life strategies
  • Interactive opportunities with others
  • Advocacy
  • Parent Liaison

Registration is required to participate.

For more information or to register for the DSU STRONG program, email strong@dsu.edu.