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  Dec 12, 2017
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Division of Continuing & Distance Education

Laurie Becvar, Senior Associate Provost
Division of Continuing and Distance Education

University of South Dakota
414 East Clark Street
McKusick Center 211
Vermillion, SD 57069
1-800-233-7937, 605-677-6240 (Vermillion)
712-274-1277 (Sioux City)
605-367-5640 (Sioux Falls)
605-773-2160 (Pierre)
605-718-4160(Rapid City)

The mission of the Division of Continuing and Distance Education (CDE) is to extend the academic resources of the University to the citizens of South Dakota, the region, and beyond. The Division of Continuing and Distance Education provides students the opportunity to obtain a degree, advance credentials, or simply learn more about a topic of interest. The University of South Dakota, is approved by the Higher Learning Commission ( to offer face-to-face and videoconference programs to Sioux Falls, Rapid City, Pierre, Watertown, and Yankton, South Dakota and to Sioux City, Iowa. Moreover, the University offers a robust online program facilitated by the Division of Continuing and Distance Education.Face-to-face courses are extended throughout South Dakota, the United States and at select international locations. The Division of Continuing and Distance Education at The University of South Dakota also oversees the Correspondence Study Program, Summer School, Customized and Contract Education, Community Education, Testing, and Trio Programs.