Your home away from home
Living on campus is more than just a place to crash. It's a place to belong.
Residence life is an opportunity, too. It's where you'll learn to live with people from all walks of life. Meet lifelong friends. Have someone to always eat lunch with. Study with your roommate until 2 am. Binge-watch Netflix all Sunday long.
Residence halls and apartments
We have six residence halls (aka dorms), two apartment-style housing complexes (reserved for sophomores or above students), and the Girton House (second-year honor's students). They're all a little different, but they all have everything you need to live, work, and play. Curious for more? Check out residence hall photos, floorplans, amenities, and FAQs.
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First Year Residence Experience (FYRE)
For many freshmen, it's a year full of firsts: living away from home for the first time, sharing space with others, learning to manage your time, money, and the stresses of challenging work. Sometimes it can be tough. So we designed the First Year Residence Experience (FYRE) to help you transition to college life.
Your success and security is the most important thing DSU can offer you. On-campus housing ensures you have access to everything you need. You're never far from class, the library, or a place to eat. You can call on your resident advisor any time of day or night. And you can feel good knowing that we're the safest campus in South Dakota.