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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Richardson Hall

Richardson Hall was built in 1971 and named after Charles S. Richardson, the first president of the University.

Richardson Hall primarily houses upper-class students and is the largest residence hall on campus. It is a co-ed hall, located on the eastern side of campus.

Richardson Hall amenities

Richardson Hall

Each hall on campus is a little different, but there are common things that you can anticipate from each hall.

  • A lobby with a big screen television and lounge couches
  • Vending machines
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities (coin or university card-operated)
  • Air conditioning

Room furnishings

DSU varies from style of rooms, either living in a single or double room, carpet or tile, you will always find:

  • Network-ready for computer usage
  • The entire hall is wireless
  • Cable and Internet are provided as part of a payment of the per semester housing fee
  • 1 extra long twin size bed per person/room
  • 1 desk and chair per person/room
  • Built-in armoires with a 3 drawer chest-of-drawer