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Welcome to the SD Mines Alumni Association

The SD Mines Alumni Association promotes communication and interaction among alumni, students, faculty and administrators of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology with the objective of strengthening the school's academic, research, and service roles. The Alumni Association maintains an alumni network and support services for SD Mines graduates and friends throughout the world.  

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Tom Zeller (ME70), Alumni Association Executive VP, click for a short video.     


Our organization appreciates and relies on the time and talents of our many alumni.  

  • Student recruitment - 40% of SD Mines freshmen first heard about us from an alum.  
  • Area Meetings and events - events all over the country to reminisce and connect.
  • 50-Year Reunions and All School Reunions - to connect alumni; July 2020 - 5 Year Reunion.
  • Alumni Networking - aid new graduates in finding employment; help for alumni changing careers; resources for moving to areas; and having fun!

Rocker Days (M-Week) 2017

September 10th-16th

September 15th -

M Week Picnic - Founders Park ( Below M- Hill)- 12 PM

Alumni Dinner - The Rushmore Hotel. 445 Mt Rushmore Rd. Social at 5 PM and Dinner at 6 PM.

September 16th -

M-Day Tailgate - 4 PM - Football Stadium

M-Day Football Game - 6 PM - SD Mines vs Colorado State University - Pueblo

Contact Larry Simonson for more information at 605.484.4147.




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SD Mines Alumni Association

306 East Saint Joseph St, Ste 100, Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone: 605.394.2347 / 800.394.2394