USD offers cadaver lab activity and tour

The University of South Dakota is inviting HOSA chapters to visit the cadaver lab on campus. The visit will last approximately 75 minutes. A complete, dissected donor will be available for students to view all aspects of human anatomy including visceral organs, muscles, nerves, and blood vessels, along with several pathologies. 

The objective is to impact individuals intersested in pursuing degrees in a health care profession. 

In order to enhance the experience, groups will be limited to 20 students allowing each student to view the donor and pathologies. Larger groups can be accommodated by contacting Denise Arrick at Other campus tours are available in coordination with the lab tour. Please contact the Office of Admissions at 605-658-6200.

To schedule an anatomy lab tour, visit Scroll to the bottom of the screen to fill out the application. You will receive a confirmation email with your scheduled anatomy tour date and time.

Each student will need to read and sign an Anatomy Laboratory Agreement and Waiver form, which will be returned before the start of your tour. Please read these forms and discuss the rules with your students.

Two weeks prior to you tour date, you will recieve a reminder email.

On the link, please:

(1) Complete the "Additional Information"

(2) Complete the "Visit Day Information"

(3) Hit "Submit"

Also, students will be asked to read and sign an Anatomy Laboratory Agreement and Waiver Form, which will be available to your students once the application is complete.