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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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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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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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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

Learn Basics of Welding in Special Six-Week Course

January 8, 2019

If you have an interest in learning the basics of welding, you are in luck! Western Dakota Tech is offering a six-week course on campus Thursdays, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Jan. 24 through Feb. 28. (Total of six classes.)

Students will learn shop/welding safety, the fundamentals of wire feed welding and TIG welding, welding positions, and set up/adjustments of equipment. Participants will complete a project they can keep.

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Twenty-Four Nurses Complete WDT's Practical Nursing Program

December 18, 2018

Nurses Recognized During Pinning Ceremony Dec. 14

Twenty-four Western Dakota Tech Practical Nursing students were honored for completing the program during a Pinning Ceremony, in the college's Event Center, Dec. 14. These graduates will help fill an important need in the workforce for entry-level nurses in the health care environment.

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Akicita is the Lakota Word for Warrior

December 13, 2018

12-12-2018
Article Courtesy Native Sun News Today
By Richie Richards
Native Sun News Today Correspondent

RAPID CITY – A program at Western Dakota Tech pairs up students in the criminal justice program with longtime Rapid City law enforcement officers for mentorship and learning.

Akicita is the Lakota word for warrior.

The Rapid City Police Department and Western Dakota Tech held an Open House celebration for the Criminal Justice and Criminal Justice Law Enforcement students who are part of the Akicita Mentorship Program at the school’s Event Center. This collaborative program between WDT and both the police department and sheriff’s office is focused on bringing Native American students into law enforcement through training and mentoring.

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Business Partnership Success Stories - Plumbing Design & Installation

November 26, 2018

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