Black Hills State University and the Spearfish community work together to make a very vibrant and organic community that allows you to do anything you set your mind to. The Spearfish community will make your college experience at Black Hills State University feel like your home.
Discover programs that strengthen the relationship between Black Hills State University and the surrounding community by supporting business and economic development.
The Spearfish Sub-Culture Development Task Force Initiative was created by Spearfish Mayor Dana Boke and Black Hills State University President Tom Jackson, Jr. to consider ideas and action steps to develop a more vibrant community.
Black Hills State University offers on-campus housing to the public during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. We are located in Spearfish, which is in the beautiful Northern Black Hills. Spearfish is only 18 miles from Sturgis and it’s interstate all the way!
Students are conducting research and gathering the stories of veterans to educate the public in the future. Public history materials, such as self-guided tours and creative biographies, will be created by the History and English departments for an online text that will explore the lives of veterans, their experiences in the military, and life after the military. You can share your story or receive more information about the project here.
Black Hills State University and the Spearfish community work together to make a very vibrant and organic community that allows you to do about anything you set your mind to. Black Hills State University is able to assist with helping plan and host events ranging from small intimate meetings to large banquets. Rooms can be rented throughout the campus to help meet your specific needs.