2022-2023 Housing & Dining Rates 

2023-2024 Rates are determined by the SD Board of Regents mid-spring. Rates will be posted at that time.

Housing - Room Types Per Semester
Double/Triple Occupancy $1,984.00
Single Occupancy $2,371.00
Quad  $2,220.00
Study Quad $2,382.00
Placer Double Suite $2,560.00
Placer Single Suite $2,943.00
Rocker Square I Apartments $3,466.00
Rocker Square II Apartments $3,342.00
Double as a Single
Summer Housing - Rocker Square I  $210.00 per week

Meal Plans
Per Semester
Gold Rush * $1,938.00
Hardrocker 160 * $1,717.00
Hardrocker 125 * $1,717.00 
Hardrocker 75 $991.00
Hardrocker Flex $1,091.00 
Rocker Square Flex ** $514.00
Commuter Block 25 $235.00
Commuter Block 50 $456.00

Commuters, Faculty, and Staff can sign up for any meal plan via the online form
* New students who graduated high school in the last calendar year must have one of these plans

** Only available to Rocker Square residents, commuting students, or faculty/staff

Meal Plan Terms and Conditions:

For meal plan details, hours of operation, menus, and employment opportunities, please visit the Mines Dining page

Meal plan changes for Spring 2023 were available via online form November 11, 2022 through January 17, 2023 at 4:30pm. Changes to meal plans for the Fall are automatically applied for the Spring semester. All funds and plans purchased for use in the South Dakota Mines dining program are for the personal use of the owner of the account or plan only and are non-transferable. Meals may not be bought or sold and meal plan holder must accompany guest when using guest meals. Meal plan meals are not transferable to the next semester and are non-refundable. Dining Flex Dollars will transfer from the fall to spring semester as long as a plan is purchased for that semester. All meal plans include a bond and utility fee used to cover costs of building operations and improvements.


Residence Life Staff Applications
Information Sessions Begin January 25
Applications Open January 27
Visit the Residential Education Hiring Page

New Student Housing Sign-Up
Application Opens February 13
Visit the New Student Sign-Up Page

Lottery Numbers Emailed
Sent to emails on March 1
For returners required to live on campus

Spring Break - Traditional Halls Close
March 11 - March 19
Details available here

Returning Student Housing Sign Up
March 20 - March 26 varying by group
Returning Student Housing Selection

May Closing
Halls close at noon on May 6
5pm on May 7th for graduating students