(Try the Ready Adult Survey if you’ve completed some college classes before and aren’t sure what to do now to finish.) If you’ve completed classes at SDSU, USD, NSU, DSU, BHSU, or SDSM&T, you can follow the Readmission Process instead of this admissions checklist. Click here to learn more about the Readmission Process.
Now that you’ve chosen the degree to pursue and the university that offers it here at CUC, you’ll need to:
Fill out the online application at https://apply.sdbor.edu/login.cfm.
Pay online as part of the application process or drop off the $20 application fee (check or money order made out to the university offering the degree program to which you are applying) at CUC’s administrative offices, located on the second floor, 925 E. Sioux Ave in Pierre, SD–or mail the fee to your selected university’s admissions office. Click on your intended university below for the address:
- Undergraduate Admissions
SDSU Admissions Office, Box 511
Brookings, SD 57007
- USD Admissions
414 E Clark
Vermillion, SD 57069
- NSU Admissions Office
Dacotah Hall Room 101
1200 South Jay Street
Aberdeen, SD 57401
- BHSU Admissions
Office of Admissions
1200 University Street
Spearfish, SD 57799
- Admissions Office, SDSM & T
501 East St. Joseph Street,
Mineral Industries Building, Room 235
Rapid City, SD 57701-3995
- DSU Office of Admissions
820 N. Washington Ave.
Madison, SD 57042
Have the following records sent directly from the relevant officials to your selected university’s admissions office listed above:
ο High school transcripts (or GED records: At https://ged.com, you can order an official document to be sent from GED to the university’s admissions office.)
ο ANY and ALL transcripts from universities or colleges you have previously attended
ο Your ACT or ACCUPLACER scores
Students born after 1956 are required to prove they have received 2 doses of MMR vaccination. [People who had their shots in South Dakota after 1971 can check with the SD Department of Health (605-773-3737) or their county health nurse for their records.] Bring or fax (605-773-3020) your MMR records to CUC.
Apply for financial aid. For more information about completing the FAFSA online, see the financial aid section of our website or contact CUC’s Financial Aid Coordinator at 605-773-3023 with questions.
Check with the admissions office of the university to which you applied to see if they have received all your materials. Follow through on anything that is missing. Click on your intended university below for the phone number:
- CALL: 1-800-952-3541
- CALL: 1-800-874-7518
- CALL: 1-800-678-5330
- CALL: 1-800-255-2478
- CALL: 1-877-877-6044
- CALL: 1-888-378-9988
Upon receiving notification of your acceptance, call CUC (605-773-2160) to arrange an office visit to register for classes and complete the New Student Checklist.
Questions? Use the Contact CUC form in the lower right corner of this page to get some answers within 24 business hours. Or call us (M-F, 8 am-5 pm) at 605-773-2160, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’re happy to help.