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.  




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; assist alumni who are changing careers; provide resources for moving to new areas; and help alumni keep having fun!

Coming On-Campus Events

 February 27 - SME Annual Conference Alumni Social - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM in the Minneapolis Hyatt Regency, 1300 Nicollet Mall - Lake Harriet Room, University President and First Lady, Jim and Wendy Rankin, are planning to attend.  This event is for all alumni and their guests.  Food will be compliments of SD Mines, and a cash bar will be available.

March 2 (Friday) - Kerrville-Fredericksburg-San Antonio, TX area - 6 PM - Alumni Event - The Grill at Leon Springs at 24116 I-10, San Antonio (a few miles past the Rim/La Cantera shopping areas on I-10 west).  Alumni Association Past President Karen Swindler will be in attendance. Email Sam Begeman (ME 64) for any questions.


Area Events

Click here to view the rest of the events going on in your area!

 Any events going on in your area? We would love to help you spread the word of your upcoming event!



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