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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

Closed February 23

February 23, 2017

Western Dakota Tech is closed today, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, due to weather conditions

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Woman Fulfills Dream of Becoming a Nurse Thanks to Build Dakota Scholarship Fund

February 10, 2017

Cara Riker’s life has been positively impacted by the Build Dakota Scholarship Fund and she couldn’t be any happier. Riker just passed the nursing board exams and became an “official nurse” on Feb. 6.

“I am so happy right now,” the Western Dakota Tech graduate said. “I always wanted to be a nurse and Build Dakota made it possible. It has been a real life-changer for me.”

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Fall Semester Perfect Attendance Ticket Drawing Winners Announced

January 31, 2017

We at Western Dakota Tech are extremely proud of our 119 students who achieved perfect attendance for the Fall Semester! Cheers to all of you for your commitment to continuing education and congratulations to these students who won Rapid City Rush tickets.

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Badlands Hall Grand Opening Set for Jan. 26

January 25, 2017

Join us tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 26, for the Grand Opening of our new Transportation Technology building, Badlands Hall! The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 850 Mickelson Dr. This 30,000 sq. ft. building is located just north of the main campus and will provide students the opportunity to train utilizing state-of-the-art industry equipment.

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Western Dakota Tech Announces Fall Dean's List

January 13, 2017

RAPID CITY, SD - Western Dakota Tech congratulates the 226 students named to the Fall 2016 Dean's List. To qualify, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

To view the list of students, their hometown, state and program, click the "More About this Story" link.

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Upcoming Events

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Tue, February 28 | 8:30 am
Future Professionals Day - Welcome to the Shark Tank
Mar
3
Fri, March 3 | 12:00 am
Midterm Grades due by 3 p.m.
Mar
6
Mon, March 6 | 12:00 am
Spring Break - No Classes
Mar
14
Tue, March 14 | 12:00 am
Mass Casualty Incident Drill
Mar
17
Fri, March 17 | 12:00 am
Midterm Advising Day
Mar
21
Tue, March 21 | 5:30 pm
Open House Tuesday

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