Rocker Launch Fall 2023 

Rocker Launch at South Dakota Mines provides a variety of activities designed to help students get informed, get settled in, meet other students, meet faculty, and have some fun along the way.  We are currently in the planning stages now, check back for updates!

Schedule of Events:

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Thursday, August 17, 2023Immediately following All Hall MeetingMentalist Wes Mathison (Immediately following the All Hall Meeting) Surbeck Ballroom 
Friday, August 18, 20238:30 pm

A Shot of Reality

Surbeck Ballroom
Saturday, August 19, 20236:00 pm-8:00 pmRowdy Rocker Welcome Picnic (While food lasts)King Center Parking Lot
Saturday, August 19, 20236:00 pm-9:00 pm 

Wellness and Recreation Night

King Center
Sunday, August 20, 2023 10:30 amCampus Ministries Non-Denominational Service Surbeck Ballroom 
Sunday, August 20, 20238:00 pm-11:00 pmFree Bowling at Robbinsdale LanesRobbinsdale Lanes
Monday, August 21, 20235:00 pmPresident's PicnicCampus Quad
Tuesday, August 22, 20235:00 pmCampus Ministries PicnicNewman Center
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 5:00pm-7:00 pmGreek PicnicCBEC 2228
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 7:00 pm-9:00 pm Bonfire and S'mores with the Newman ClubNewman Center
Thursday, August 24, 202311:00 am- 1:00pm Student Involvement Fair Campus Quad 
Thursday, August 24, 20236:00 pm-9:00 pmHardrocker Night at Summer NightsDowntown Rapid City
Friday, August 25, 2023Rocker Connection Weekend (Pre-Registration Required)Various Locations
Saturday, August 26, 2023
Rocker Connection Weekend (Pre-Registration Required)Various Locations
Sunday, August 27, 2023
Rocker Connection Weekend (Pre-Registration Required)Various Locations
Tuesday, August 29, 20235:30 pm- 7:00 pmCAMP PicnicMarch Dake Plaza
Tuesday, August 29, 2023 6:00 pm- 9:00 pm Rootbeer Kegger sponsored by Intervarsity Campus Quad 
Thursday, August 31, 20234:00 pm-5:30 pmEducation Abroad SessionClassroom Building 205
Friday, September 1, 20236:00 pmHardrocker Football vs. Valley City StateO'Harra Stadium

*Note dates, times, events are subject to change