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New Students for Fall 2024-Spring 2025:

Students new to BHSU may appeal at any time. 

Returning Students requesting an appeal for Fall 2024-Spring 2025

The window for returning students to appeal for the 2024-2025 is closed. 

Returning Students requesting an appeal for Spring 2025:

, through . ONLY appeals submitted from current students for Financial Hardship and Medical Exemptions will be accepted and considered during this time frame.

Returning Students requesting an appeal for Fall 2025-Spring 2026

Appeals for the Fall 2025 and Spring 2026 academic year, submitted by current students, will open from , through . Appeals for all exemptions will be accepted during this period.


Special Note Regarding Financial Hardship Appeals: The Financial Aid Office is currently delayed in processing current students' FAFSA information for the upcoming award year (2024-2025). Students filing under the Financial Hardship status will see a delay in the appeals process. Tentatively, we will not be able to send these appeals to the committee until Mid-May at the earliest.  We appreciate your patience during this process.

Contact Info

BHSU Residence Life
Woodburn Hall, 124 Map
Hours: 7:30am - 4:30pm
Phone: 605.642.6464
Fax: 605.642.6095

Black Hills State University
1200 University St. Unit 9100
Spearfish, SD, USA 57799-9100