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, 2023 8:30 pmMentalist 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 PicnicKing Center Parking Lot
Saturday, August 19, 20238:00 pm-10:00 pm 

Campus Block Party 

Wellness Center-Recreation Night and Workout facilities open
Surbeck Center- TBD
Residence Life- TBD
Library: TBD

Various Locations 
Sunday, August 20, 2023 TBD Campus Ministries Non-Denominational Service Surbeck Ballroom 
Sunday, August 20, 2023TBDTBD
Monday, August 21, 20235:00 pmPresident's PicnicCampus Quad
Tuesday, August 22, 2023TBDTBD
Wednesday, August 23, 2023 TBDTBDSurbeck Ballroom
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
Monday, August 28, 2023TBD

Tuesday, August 29, 20235:30 pm- 7:00 pmCAMP PicnicMarch Dake Plaza
Wednesday, August 30, 2023TBD TBD
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