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Stay connected with your Hardrocker family through local Area Chapters!

Area Chapters exist across the country to allow you to stay connected, network, socialize and reminisce.Connect with fellow alumni in your area, wherever you live.

Alumni tailgating in Golden, Colorado at a South Dakota Mines vs. Colorado Mines football game

Alumni are proud to be graduates from South Dakota Mines and want to get together with other alumni to have fun, to hear what their friends are doing and to support fellow alumni through networking.

As an alumnus/a of Mines you already belong. You just need to show up to events and enjoy being with other South Dakota Mines alumni.

(Photo of the Rapid City Send-Off for local incoming freshman)

If there is not an active Area Chapter in your local area, get involved and help get one started. Contact South Dakota Mines Alumni Relations office at 605-394-2347 or for help.


Mines Advancement Fund

The Mines Advancement Fund supports the greatest needs of our students and faculty, including scholarships, department resources, facilities updates, industry partnerships, and more. With every dollar gifted to the Mines Advancement Fund, the Center for Alumni Relations & Advancement raises an average of $9 more to support departments, scholarships, and programs. 
Consider designating your gift to the Mines Advancement Fund to maximize your influence at South Dakota Mines.