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.  

Tom Video   

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 15th -

M Week Picnic - Founders Park (Below M - Hill) - 12 Noon. Alumni and their families are encourage to participate.

The retaining wall / bench on M Hill dedication - will be recognized during the M Hill climb and also at half time of the football game on Saturday, September 16.

SD Mines Alumni Homecoming Dinner - Rushmore Hotel. 445 Mt Rushmore Rd. Social at 5 PM & Dinner at 6 PM. Please RSVP. Click here to RSVP.

September 16th -

Student Alumni Golf Tournament - Executive Golf Course. Tee Times start at 1 PM and 3 PM. You can email Gabriel Miller to register.

M-Day Tailgate - 5:30 PM - Open to all Alumni and their families on the B-Ramp (B65--B68). Look for the Hall Inn Sign.

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

Contact Larry Simonson for more information at 605.484.4147. Registration coming soon check back for more details. 



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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SD Mines Alumni Association

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