Open to the Public

Black Hills State University offers many places and services on campus that are available for use by the public. From room rentals to disk golf, we invite you to take advantage of all that Black Hills State has to offer. Additional programs can be found under Exhibits, Performances, and Events.

Children & Families

Children & Families at BHSUA wide variety of programs and opportunities are geared to benefit children and families.


Visitor ParkingVisitor Parking spaces are designated for your convenience. Visitor Parking is indicated by yellow signs throughout the campus.


BHSU AthleticsJoin Black Hills State students in supporting our Yellow Jackets, from the court to the arena!

Fitness Center

Donald E. Young Fitness CenterFitness memberships are available to members of the community and allow access to an exceptional fitness facility with the largest collection of exercise equipment in the region and a field house with a walking track.

BHSU Disc Golf Course

Disk Golf at BHSUCommunity members of all ages are invited to use our 18 Hole Disc Golf Course free of charge!

Room Rental

Black Hills State University is able to assist with helping plan and host events ranging from a small intimate meeting to a large banquet. Rooms can be rented throughout the campus to help meet your specific needs. 

Student Union
     Contact: Information Center
     Phone: 605.632.6062
Donald E. Young Center 
     Contact: Joshua Roadifer
     Phone: 605.642.6196
Woodburn Auditorium
     Contact: Ginny Sunding
     Phone: 605.642.6262
Meier Recital Hall
     Contact: Christopher Hahn
     Phone: 605.642.6888
     Contact: Anne Stevens
     Phone: 605.642.6888

Campus Dining

BHSU Dining ServicesHungry for Mongolian BBQ or a hearth-fired, house-made pizza? A wide variety of dining options are available at The Hive, located within the Student Union. Grab food or coffee on the go at the Buzz Shack or Jacket Java. Dining Services also offers a variety of catering options for events on campus or within the Spearfish community.

Library Privileges

E.Y. Berry Library Learning CenterCommunity members and alumni are all welcome to use the E.Y. Berry Library-Learning Center for research and study. Materials can even be checked out! Historians and western-enthusiasts will enjoy browsing the Case Library for Western Historical Studies, located on the second floor of the library.

Sturgis Rally Lodging & Dining

Sturgis RallyBlack Hills State University offers on-campus housing to the public during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally at a reasonable rate. A delicious breakfast buffet is also provided at a feasible price for our Rally guests.

University Bookstore

BHSU University BookstoreStudents, staff and faculty, alumni, and campus visitors are invited to check out an extensive selection of BHSU merchandise while on campus. There is something for everything at the BHSU Bookstore!

Campus Media

BHSU Campus MediaStay connected with what is going on at BHSU by reading the Jacket Journal, our student-run newspaper, or tuning in to our three student-run broadcasting stations, KBHU-TV, 89.1 KBHU, and 90.7 KJKT.

Testing Services

The Office of Academic Support proctors exams for Non-Black Hills State University students and provides the opportunity to take certain standardized tests. 

Digital Media Resources

Digital Media Resource ServicesThe BHSU library, in collaboration with the Digital Media Resource Services department, allows BHSU students, faculty, staff, and members of the community the opportunity to rent various instructional media and equipment. From LCD projectors to digital cameras, equipment can be rented at a reasonable rate.