ADMITTED STUDENT CHECKLIST

Congratulations on your acceptance to BHSU. Let’s get started!

Below is our Admitted Student Checklist, please review and complete all necessary steps to confirm your enrollment at Black Hills State University! 

We're excited to welcome you to the Yellow Jacket family!


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HOUSING DEPOSIT & HOUSING APPLICATION

Apply for your residence hall room today! Click here to submit your housing deposit and apply for a room.  Apply early for a larger room selection.  

Students are required to live on campus for the first two years after they graduate from high school. To appeal this policy, complete the Housing Appeal and return it to Residence Life. Fall housing assignments are made on a first-come, first-served basis. Housing assignments will be made in early June, and sent to students via email.


1

SUBMIT THE FAFSA (FASFA Application opened October 1st)

To apply for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at studentaid.gov and select BHSU (003459).

 


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SUBMIT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION  
(Priority Deadline: January 15, 2022)

Click here to learn more and apply for scholarships at BHSU. The priority scholarship application deadline for new students was January 15th. Students may still submit the new student scholarship application, and it will be reviewed in the order it was received, after the January 15th priority deadline.


4

SUBMIT ACT/SAT TEST SCORES (OPTIONAL)

Test scores are not required for admission to BHSU. However, submission of test scores may result in an increased scholarship award, and will assist in initial course placement. 

List Black Hills State University (ACT Code # 3904/SAT Code # 6042) as one of the universities to receive your ACT/SAT scores and they will be sent directly to us. If you do not have ACT/SAT results at the time of registration or you are over 21 years of age and have not taken the ACT/SAT test in the past five years, you will need to take the ACCUPLACER Placement Exams for Math and English. Call the Admissions Office at 605.642.6343 to arrange for ACCUPLACER testing.


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SET UP BHSU EMAIL AND MYBHSU/SNAP ACCOUNTS

These will be vital accounts throughout your time as a BHSU student. Watch your email for notification on when and how to activate these accounts, prior to your New Student Orientaton day.   

 


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SUBMIT IMMUNIZATION RECORDS (MMR; MEASLES, MUMPS, RUBELLA)

Click here to submit a copy of your immunization records (Proof of two doses of the MMR immunization or exemption) 

 


SIGN UP FOR NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION 

New student orientation dates are available for students who plan to start in the Summer 2022 and Fall 2022 semesters. If you have been admitted to BHSU, please check your personal email for Orientation dates and details, or contact your BHSU Admissions Counselor at 605.642.6343 to get signed up for an Orientation date.


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SUBMIT OFFICAL TRANSCRIPTS

Request that your final offical transcript be sent directly to the BHSU Admissions Office from your high school, college, or university. 

To be considered official, transcripts must be sent directly from your high school, colleges, and universities attended directly to the Admissions Office through an electronic ordering service or via mail to the address provided below. 

First-time Freshmen: Request that your final official high school transcript be submitted to the Admissions Office.

Transfer Students: The Admissions Office will need final official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions you have attended.

All Students: If you have taken dual credit at anytime, you must submit any and all college/university transcripts for the dual credit. 

Admissions Office
Black Hills State University
1200 University St. Unit 9502
Spearfish, SD 57799
Admissions@BHSU.edu


Learn more about: Tuition & FeesFinancial AidTextbooksParking Permits, and Meal Plans.

Questions? We're here to help!
Please contact the Admissions Office with any questions you have and we’ll provide answers!

Admissions Office 
Black Hills State University 
605.642.6343 | Admissions@BHSU.edu

Mailing Address: 
1200 University St. Unit: 9502
Spearifsh, SD 57799 


Green & Gold Days
Green & Gold Days is a program dedicated to new freshmen students to help you get familiar with campus life. Join the fun!

Contact Info

admissions@BHSU.edu
Phone: 605.642.6131
Fax: 605.642.6254

Admissions
Black Hills State University
1200 University St.
Spearfish, SD, USA 57799