Since 1951, the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Center for Alumni Relations and Advancement has been supporting the mission of the university. Founded in 1885, South Dakota Mines offers extraordinary educational and research opportunities for students seeking science and engineering degrees.

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Online Community

Click the "Join" link at the top of the page to join our on-line alumni community co-hosted by the SD Mines Foundation and the SD Mines Alumni Association. Once you are a registered member, you can reconnect with old college classmates, keep up on alumni and campus events, and easily and securely make address changes and donations on-line.

Our Mission

The Foundation exists to develop and manage private resources to support the mission and priorities of SD Mines, to support the needs of students, faculty and staff and to contribute to institutional excellence.

Give To The Mines Annual Fund

The Mines Annual Fund creates flexibility for the university to leverage areas we all care about, including scholarships, student organizations, faculty, and infrastructure. Combining the efforts of the Alumni Association, Foundation and Hardrock Club allows the university's successes to continue to multiply. Already, Mines boasts a 97 percent placement rate; average early-career salaries above $63,000; and a spot on "America's 100 Best College Buys" for 17 years--surpassing even Harvard with its early-career return on investment.

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