Current Graduate Students

You assume many roles as a graduate student: a student, researcher, teacher and/or mentor to other students. To help you be succeed, the Office of Graduate Education offers a variety of resources and is here to help you reach your full potential.

We welcome your feedback, so contact us with comments, suggestions, and any time you need assistance.

Assistantship information

Assistantship general information
Assistantship compensable and non-compensable task guide 
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) form  

Faculty Resources

Defense Procedure and Checklist for Graduate Student Committees 
Spring 2022 Graduate Advising Workshop for Faculty

Workshop Presentations

Assistantship Overview for New Students
Program of study introductory training
Writing Your Thesis/Dissertation
Finishing Your Thesis/Dissertation

Learn more about:

Contact Us

Graduate Education Office
South Dakota Mines
Attention: Graduate Education, Mail stop C2201
501 East St. Joseph St.
Rapid City, SD 57701-3995

(605) 355-3468
Graduate Education

How to Apply

Contact the program coordinator of the program you are interested in, and then apply online.

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