• Visit days are a fun-filled, information-packed day that will help students jump-start their decision process and provide direction for their future. Students find out what it’s like to attend class by getting into some great discussions with instructors and current students, working in the labs and meeting new friends. Career exploration will be the focus. Visitors then eat a free lunch and absorb some basic information on the admissions process, applying for financial aid and scholarships, locating housing, and more! Parents/guardians are encouraged to attend.

    South Dakota State University:

    Jackrabbit Previews

    Spend a day with us and dozens of other future Jackrabbits and their families as we take you through everything you need to know about becoming an SDSU student.

    October 8, 15, 29, November 5, 19, December 3, Febrary 11, 18, 25, March 11, 25, April 1, 8, 22, 29

    Yellow and Blue Discovery Days

    Yellow & Blue Discovery Day is a free Saturday event designed to give students a closer look at an academic program they are interested in while learning more about South Dakota State. This program is ideal for high school juniors exploring their academic options and seniors finalizing their college plans.

    October 30 and November 20

    Senior Day

    This Saturday event gives seniors a glimpse of life as a Jackrabbit. Explore campus, majors and end the day at a Jacks football game!

    October 2


    University of South Dakota:

    Saturday Morning Visits

    Come to USD for a Saturday Morning Visit, where you will tour campus and meet with an admissions counselor to learn about the admissions process and get a preview of life as a Coyote. Available Saturday morning visits typically last 90 minutes and begin at 9 and 10:30 a.m. All visits are by appointment only and may have limited capacity.

    Coyote Visit Days

    There's nothing like stepping foot on the USD campus to experience it for yourself. Join us during a morning or afternoon session for an overview on admissions, scholarships, academic programs, life as a Coyote and a tour of campus.

    September 24, October 15, 21, 22, November 5, 19, December 3


    Dakota State University:

    Discover DSU Days

    Explore Dakota State from multiple perspectives, including those of current students and faculty. These half-day events feature:

    • Campus tours
    • Presentations on life at DSU, academic programs, financial aid, and our tablet PC program
    • Panel discussions with students
    • Breakout discussions with faculty
    • Lunch on campus
    • Student services fair
    • Options to visit with an ADA coordinator, Veterans representative, or athletic coach

    October  22, November 5,6, December 3, January 21, 22, February 4, March 4, April 29, 30 


    Program Preview Days

    You've heard about our programs, so dive into the one that interests you! What better way to explore a program than to get hands-on with the tools professionals use every day in their careers. These interactive exploration days allow you to get an in-depth look at these programs as well as get the opportunity to hang with faculty, staff, and students.

    All Hallows Eve Game Flaire-For students interested in: Computer Game Design, Computer Science, Animation

    Friday, October 29

    Education Expo-For students interested in: Elementary Education, Elementary Education/Special Education, Physical Education

    Monday, November 15th

    Cyber Expo-For students interested in: Cyber Operations, Computer Science, Network & Security Administration, Artificial Intelligence

    Wedesday, December 8th




    Dakota Wesleyan University:

    Educators Rising Fall Learning Expo- Experience what it means to be an educator and how DWU is raising up the next generation of educators. You will engage in hands-on activities, attend breakout sessions, meet with students and faculty

    November 10th


    Group Visit Days-

    Tiger Preview Day – October 29
    Fall Scholarship Day – November 19

    Tiger Preview Day – January 14

    Spring Scholarship Day – February 18
    Accepted Student Visit Day – February 24-25
    Tiger Preview Day – March 25


    Football Game Day Visits

    • Saturday, September 25 vs. Hastings @ 1 p.m.
    • Saturday, October 9 vs. Doane @ 1 p.m.
    • Saturday, November 6 vs. Jamestown @ 1 p.m.
    • Saturday, November 13 vs. Morningside @ 1 p.m



    Northern State University:

    Northern Bound Days

    February 17th


    Educators Rising

    The event is designed for students interested in becoming the next generation of educators. Students will be able to learn from educators, participate in hands-on breakout sessions, tour campus, meet professors, connect with current students and more!

    December 1st



    Presentation College:

    Health Science Day

    For Health Science Days students will explore various health careers including Biology, Exercise Science, Radiologic Technology, and Nursing. Students will be able to see x-rays, do hands on activities, and view our human cadavers. A great experience for high school students!

    The dates are: October 20, 2021, February 16, 2022, March 16, 2022, April 6, 2022

    Black Hills State University:

    YellowJacket Preview Day

    South Dakota School of Mines and Technology:

    Mines Open House

    Get a taste of South Dakota Mines by attending one of our personalized on-campus events! Learn about living on campus, student life and services, internships and career placement, and more in the live Q&A panel with some of our current students. You will also get more information about our STEM majors, talk with academic department and student services representatives, and tour the campus. 

    October 23, November 13

    Junior Day

    Junior Day will be held this upcoming spring to give high school juniors a glimpse of what it is like to be a Hardrocker.

    April 23



    Augustana University:

    Fall Visit Days

    Explore and uncover all of the opportunities there are at Augustana College! Unlock your curiosity about academics, life outside the classroom and the campus community. 

    October 9

    Viking Visit Day

    Tour campus with a current student, meet an admissions counselor and learn more about the application process and the many opportunities for discovery, adventure and friendship at Augustana, but in a small-group setting.

    October 11 and November 11


    University of Sioux Falls: 

    Campus Preview Days

    These are great events if you're interested in gathering general information, experiencing our community, touring campus, or getting specific questions answered with others visiting campus.

    October 21, 23 and November 11


    Special Events

    October 23rd: Campus tour and a Footbal Game

    October 29th: Fine Arts Visit Day, The Addam's Family


    Mount Marty:

    Lancer Visit Days

    Lake Area Technical College:

    Construction Career Camp

    Dig in and learn what the construction industry is all about with the Associated General Contractors of South Dakota and Lake Area Tech! Six different exploration stations will give students hands-on experience in Heavy Equipment, Welding, Carpentry, Concrete, and more. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited. Closed toe shoes and long pants are required for safety purposes. Open to students in grades 9-12.

    September 29th

    Drone Camp

    This one-day camp will provide hands-on learning in the areas of drones, coding, circuitry, 3D printing, robotics and more. Faculty and industry partners will be active in sharing knowledge, hands-on fun and career advice. Students will have the opportunity to participate in the Lake Area Tech simulated drone racing league as well as receive their The Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST) certificate. Lunch will  be provided. 

    December 3

    Junior Tech Day

    Junior Tech Day is a fun-filled, information-packed day that will help 11th grade students jump-start their decision process and provide direction for their future.

    April 6

    Senior Tech Day

    Lake Area Tech hosts two Senior Tech Days. These visitation days are fun-filled, information-packed and help students decide the direction of their future.

    November 3 and February 2


    Mitchell Technical College:

    Exploration Days

    During the Exploration Day session, participants may choose from the following activities:

    • Visit classes and labs in any of Mitchell Tech’s program/majors
    • Learn about financial aid opportunities
    • Attend a question and answer time 

    November 4, January 26, March3, March 30, July14

    Tech Camps

    Tech Camps are an opportunity for students and instructors to visit the programs at Mitchell Technical College and the “next steps” in career clusters of interest.

    • Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - Business Camp
    • Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - Construction Camp
    • Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - Ag and Transportation Camp
    • Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - Energy Camp
    • Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - Engineering Camp
    • Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - Scrubs Camp
    • Tuesday, March 15, 2022 -         Culinary Camp


    SouthEast Technical College:

    Campus Visit Days

    Campus Visit Days are your backstage pass to a first-hand campus experience! Spend a day with us and meet our students, faculty and staff as you explore campus, learn about our programs and find answers to your admissions, financial aid, academic, housing and student life questions. Families and friends are welcome to attend with you. 

    October 15, November 5, February 4, March 4


    Western Dakota Technical College:

    One Day Camp

    Our FREE career exploration camps allow you to explore our programs, through engaging and informational activities, so you can discover your path to something bigger and brighter.

    March 17

    Saturday College Visit Night

    College Visit and Dual Enrollment Information Days and Nights are designed for anyone interested in learning about Western Dakota Tech. We host six events each year on Saturdays and Tuesdays. Visit and Dual Enrollment Information Days and Nights provide an overview of opportunities and services at Western Dakota Tech and are presented to groups of visitors. 

    October 23

    April 30

    Tuesday College Visit Night

    December 14

    July 5



    North Dakota School of Science and Technology:

    T4-T4 (Tools Trades Torque Tech) is an innovative career exploration event that allows high school students to experience a variety of in-demand careers in one day!

    • October 7, 2021
    • October 8, 2021

    SEE Sessions:  NDSCS welcomes prospective students to SEE what NDSCS Wahpeton has to offer!

    • October 22 (afternoon | 12:30 p.m. check-in)
    • October 23 (morning | 8:30 a.m. check-in)
    • November 19 (afternoon | 12:30 p.m. check-in)
    • November 20 (morning | 8:30 a.m. check-in)




    The Salon Professional Academy Rapid City:

    They offer Cosmetology, Esthetics, Massage Therapy and Nail Technology programs that students can complete anywhere from 5 to 11 months. 



    Alexandra Technical College:


    Minnesota West Community and Technical College:

    Law Enforcement Days-Thursday, October 28th

    The law enforcement program at Minnesota West Community & Technical College, Worthington campus will be holding a law enforcement day on Thursday, October 28, 2021. The law enforcement day is set up to allow potential students to come to the Worthington campus to “sit in” on a typical day’s classes that law enforcement students attend while in the program. This will give potential students a feeling for the program and allow them to meet the instructors, tour the campus and program facilities, and receive information on the program. 

    Schedule for the day will include:

    • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Meet in the Annex, of the Health and Wellness Center for greeting, defensive tactics and firearms class 
    • 11:00 AM – Noon: Commons, snacks and overview of the law enforcement program.
    • 1:00 PM: Meeting with law enforcement Faculty.

    To RSVP for this event go to the Minnesota West CTC website at https://www.mnwest.edu/worthington-law-enforcement-day.


    Granite Falls Campus Tech Days

    Canby Campus Tech Days

    Pipestone Campus Tech Days



    Minnesota State University:


    Weekday and Weekend Visit Days

    Come and experience how Minnesota State University, Mankato is transforming the typical college experience into one that is more connected to the real world. They will help you sort out things like choosing a major, paying for college, locating housing, achieveing success after high shcool, and planning your future.

    October 2nd, 16th, 21st and 22nd, 23rd

    November 3rd

    February 21st and 26th

    March 19th

    April 2nd and 9th

    To Register: mankato.mnsu.edu/visit