Summer Conferencing

When travelling to Rapid City for business or pleasure, South Dakota Mines is the ideal place to stay. Whether your travels bring you for the weekend or an extended stay, we are in the heart of the Black Hills. Conveniently located one mile from downtown Rapid City. If you have time, visiting Mt. Rushmore and Keystone is a must, and only a 30-minute drive. Along with plenty of parking for vans and buses, our residence hall rooms are all equipped with individual beds and A/C for your comfort!.


  • All air-conditioned rooms
  • Rooms with private bathrooms
  • Access to the wellness center during scheduled hours
  • Each guest gets their own bed
  • Convenient central location to area attractions

We invite you to consider us for your next conference, summer camp, or special event where you will receive attention to detail and personal service. Our office can manage all aspects of your stay on campus, including housing, meals and meeting spaces.  Call us at 605-394-6774 (M-F 8am to 4pm) or email to arrange a visit or to inquire about specific date availability. Our professional staff looks forward to working with you to make your next event a success.

Standard Residence Hall

• Common bathroom
• 2 people per room
    PC Commons dorm photos

    Placer Suites

    • 2 or 4 bedroom suite
    • Private bathroom
    • Shared living room
    • 4 people per suite

      Summer Internships in the Black Hills

      Students with internships in the Rapid City area are welcome to stay on campus at South Dakota Mines from mid-May - mid-August.

      Internship Housing - Rocker Square Apartments

      Furnished apartments with separate bedrooms and a full kitchen. (Cooking utensils are not provided.) Each apartment has 4 separate bedrooms with 1 full size bed in each room.


      South Dakota Mines Summer Conferencing
      501 E. St. Joseph St.
      Rapid City, SD 57701
      605-394-6774 (M-F 8 am to 4 pm)