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We ensure you have all the academic and personal support you need by providing a Student Success Coach who is your ally from day one until you graduate.

If you don't know who your coach is, contact the Student Success Center to find out. They are ready to help you succeed. 

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You are valued for your potential and what you bring to our community and campus culture. We want you to join us in supporting each other, working alongside each other, and finding new ways to have fun every day. 

We have lots of opportunities for involvement, we just need you!

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Paying for School

Funding your education is daunting. Our expert financial aid team is ready to help you find the best options available. Contact the Financial Aid Department to check the status of your loans, find scholarship opportunities, and get assistance in fully understanding the scholarship and financial aid process. Scholarships are available for all types of students, not just the ones with a perfect GPA, so don't miss the opportunity for financial support.

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Tech Support

We provide on-site tech support for all students, faculty, and staff. Because success comes from a powerful support network. Our Information Services staff is available 7am-4pm M-F at (605) 394-5355. After hours, submit a trouble ticket or leave a message.

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Career Services

Your choice to attend Western Dakota Tech is a step in the right direction on your journey to career satisfaction. Start planning now to take advantage of all of the available resources and maximize your chances of finding the career that is right for you.

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Request Transcripts

Current students can obtain an unofficial transcript by logging into their MyWDT account. Official transcripts issued by Western Dakota Tech are issued by the Registrar office and bear the official WDT seal and the Registrar’s signature.

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Section 504/ADA Grievance Procedure

Your choice to attend Western Dakota Tech is a step in the right direction on your journey to career satisfaction. Start planning now to take advantage of all of the available resources and maximize your chances of finding the career that is right for you.

We want to be sure you have all the resources you need for success. To be eligible for ADA accommodation, contact Debbie Toms in the Student Success Center. This contact should be made as early in the semester as possible to allow time for arrangements.

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News

Western Dakota Tech is Increasing Opportunities for Nurses

October 16, 2017

The South Dakota Board of Technical Education has approved a proposal from Western Dakota Tech, Lake Area Technical Institute, and Mitchell Technical Institute to create two-year Registered Nursing programs. To learn more about what this exciting announcement means for Western Dakota Tech, click to view a story by Black Hills FOX-TV. 


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Western Dakota Tech Enrollment Increases Fall Semester 2017

October 13, 2017

As area colleges experienced a dip in enrollment this fall, Western Dakota Tech saw an increase of 1.4 percent. Western Dakota Tech's fall enrollment is 1,088 students.

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Western Dakota Tech Programs, Students Benefit from Perkins Act Grant Funds for Updates

October 2, 2017

Western Dakota Tech prides itself on providing students with relevant career training utilizing the most modern technology. The college is excited to announce it has received a Federal Perkins Act grant in the amount of $373,000 for technology and program upgrades.

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Learn about Western Dakota Tech During Informative Oyate Today Interview

September 20, 2017

Learn more about Western Dakota Tech, and President Ann Bolman, Ed.D., during this informative Oyate Today interview that recently aired on Black Hills FOX-TV. 


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Western Dakota Tech Precision Machining Technology Students to Benefit from State Grant

September 15, 2017

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced Future Fund awards, on Sept. 14, of almost $865,000 for the state's four technical schools to fund equipment needs in Build Dakota-eligible programs. Western Dakota Tech is receiving $68,000 of the grant money to upgrade and enhance its Precision Machining Technology program.

To find out more, watch or read this KNBN NewsCenter1 report.

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Upcoming Events

Oct
18
Wed, October 18 | 12:15 pm
October Speaker Series - Positive and Respectful Attitudes and Approaches
Oct
20
Fri, October 20 | 12:00 am
Midterm Advising Day
Oct
20
Fri, October 20 | 8:00 am
Registration Rush
Oct
24
Tue, October 24 | 12:00 pm
WDT Feeding South Dakota Backpack Volunteer Event
Oct
27
Fri, October 27 | 9:00 am
Law & Public Safety Camp
Nov
1
Wed, November 1 | 10:30 am
Computer Science Club Marco's Pizza Fundraiser
Nov
7
Tue, November 7 | 9:00 am
Transportation & Manufacturing Camp
Nov
10
Fri, November 10 | 12:00 am
Veterans Day Observed/WDT Closed
Nov
14
Tue, November 14 | 8:45 am
Scrubs Camp
Nov
15
Wed, November 15 | 12:00 am
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