2016-2017 Catalog and Handbook 
    
    Oct 21, 2019  
2016-2017 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Campus Calendar (2016-2017)



NOTE: Dates and times are subject to change
+ Evening classes begin at 4:00 pm or later 
   Afternoon classes begin at noon or later

FALL SEMESTER

August

4 Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
8-11 Faculty In-service
12 Faculty Work Day
  Complete All Financial Aid Steps to Avoid Refund Delays
15 Begin charging textbooks to excess Financial Aid- Southeast Tech Bookstore
15-19        JumpStart Days/Faculty Work Days
22 Fall Semester Classes Begin
24 Student Appreciation – 2:00pm-4:00pm
26     Last Day to Add Classes and Complete Fall Test-outs
  Last Day to Terminate Completely Without Incurring a Cost of Attendance
  Last Day to Charge Textbooks to Excess Financial Aid- Southeast Tech Bookstore
  Last Day to Return Textbooks with Receipt
29 Complete Withdrawals Will Have Tuition and Fees Refunds Pro-rated

September

1 Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
2 Last Day to Drop Classes to Adjust Schedule Without Incurring a Cost of Attendance
     Last Day to Return Textbooks with Receipt AND Proof of Dropped Class
  NO EVENING CLASSES+
3 NO EVENING OR WEEKEND CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
5 Labor Day – CAMPUS CLOSED
6 Drop Slips to Adjust Schedules Received Will No Longer be Refunded Tuition and Fees
  Tuition and Fee Payments Due
8 Back to School Bash: Southeast Tech Housing (7:00pm-11:00pm)
13 SGA Fall Picnic - 10:00am-3:00pm
  Bloodmobile Drive - 8:00am-1:00pm, 2:30pm- 4:00pm
  Excess Financial Aid Refunds Issued
14 SGA Meeting – 12:00pm – HC 257
16 Constitution Day Activities
  Last Day to Make up Incompletes
27 Ticket Tuesday– 6:00pm-7:00pm
30 Last Day to Withdraw from First 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes

 October

3 Second 1/2 Semester Courses Available in “My Current Courses” on STInet
6 Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
  NO EVENING CLASSES+
7 NO CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
8 NO WEEKEND CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
  Begin Charging Textbooks to Financial Aid (New students)
12 SGA Meeting – Noon – HC 257
14 First 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes End
17 Second 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes Begin
  Spring/Summer 2017 Class Schedules Available on STInet
21 Last Day to Charge Textbooks to Financial Aid
25 Ticket Tuesday– 6:00pm-7:00pm
31  Blue Boo–4:30pm-6:30pm
  Spring/Summer Semester 2017 Registration opens for Evening/Online Programs – STInet

November

3 Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
7 Spring/Summer 2017 Registration opens for Traditional Programs- STInet
9 SGA Meeting – 12:00pm – HC 257
10 NO EVENING CLASSES+
11 Veterans Day – CAMPUS CLOSED
12 NO WEEKEND CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
14 Last Day to Apply For Fall Financial Aid for December 2016 Graduates
  Last Day to Withdraw from Regular Start Classes
  Talent Show Rehearsal: 5:30pm-8pm
15 Talent Show: 5:30pm-8pm
23 NO EVENING CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
24-25 Thanksgiving Break – CAMPUS CLOSED
26 NO WEEKEND CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
28 Last Day to Withdraw from Late Start Classes
29 Ticket Tuesday– 6:00pm-7:00pm
30 SGA Meeting – Noon – HC 257

December

1 Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
2 Winter Graduation – Sioux Falls Convention Center – 5:00pm
5 Textbook Buyback - 8:00am-5:00pm (M-Th) 8am - 4pm (F) - MC Commons (Dec 5-9)
9 End of Fall Semester
  Last Day to Return Fall Semester Rental Textbooks
12 Faculty In-service – NO CLASSES
  Winter Break – NO CLASSES (Dec 12- Jan 6)
23-26 Christmas Break – CAMPUS CLOSED
26 Complete All Financial Aid Steps to Avoid Spring Refund Delays
  Online and January Start Classes Available in “My Current Courses” on STInet
30 New Year’s Eve – CAMPUS CLOSED

Spring Semester

January

2 New Year’s Day Holiday – CAMPUS CLOSED
3 Begin charging textbooks to excess Financial Aid – Bookstore
3-5 Faculty In-service – NO CLASSES
6 JumpStart Day/Faculty Work Day
9 Spring Semester Classes Begin
13 Last Day to Add Classes and to Complete Spring Test-outs
  Last Day to charge textbooks to excess Financial Aid – Bookstore
  Last Day to Return Textbooks with Receipt
  Last Day to Terminate Completely Without Incurring a Cost of Attendance
16 Complete Withdrawals Will Have Tuition & Fees Refunds Pro-rated
18 SGA Meeting – 12:00pm – HC 257
20 Last Day to Drop Courses to Adjust Schedule Without Incurring a Cost of Attendance
  Last Day to Return Textbooks with Receipt AND Proof of Dropped Class
23 Drop Slips to Adjust Schedules Received Will No Longer be Refunded Tuition and Fees
24 Tuition & Fee Payments Due
31 Ticket Tuesday– 6:00pm-7:00pm
  Excess Financial Aid Refunds Issued

February

2 Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
  NO EVENING CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
3 Faculty Workday - NO CLASSES
  Last Day to Make Up Incompletes
4 NO WEEKEND CLASSES  EXCEPT CLINICAL+
15 SGA Meeting – 7:00am – HC 257
17 Last Day to Withdraw from First 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes
17-18 NO EVENING OR WEEKEND CLASSES  EXCEPT CLINICAL+
20 Presidents’ Day – NO CLASSES
27 Priority Date for Completing 2017/2018 FAFSA
  Second 1/2 Semester Classes Available in “My Current Courses” on STInet
  Ticket Tuesday– 6:00pm-7:00pm

March

2 Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
3 First 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes End
3-4 NO EVENING OR WEEKEND CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
6 Begin Charging Textbooks to Financial Aid (New students)
6-10 Spring Break – NO CLASSES
11 NO WEEKEND CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
13 Second 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes Begin
  Fall 2017 Class Schedules Available on STInet
15 SGA Meeting – 12:00pm – HC 257
17 Last Day to Charge Textbooks to Financial Aid
27 Summer/Fall 2017 Registration for Evening and Online Programs Begin
28 Ticket Tuesday– 6:00pm-7:00pm

April

3 Summer/Fall 2017 Semester Registration for Traditional Programs – STInet
5 SGA Meeting - Noon - HC 257
6 Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
7 Last Day to Apply For Spring Financial Aid for Spring 2017 Graduates
  Last Day to Withdraw From Regular Start Classes
13 NO EVENING CLASSES+
14 Easter Break- CAMPUS CLOSED
15 Easter Break- NO CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
17 Easter Break- NO CLASSES
18 Ticket Tuesday - 6:00pm- 7:00pm
21 Last Day to Withdraw From Second 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes
24    2017 Summer I and II Classes Available in “My Current Courses” on STInet
25 SGA Spring Picnic – 11:00am-3:00pm
  Bloodmobile Drive – 8:00am-1:00pm, 2:30pm-4:00pm
26 SGA Meeting – 12:00pm – HC 257

May

1 Textbook Buyback – 8am-5pm (M-TH) 8am-4pm (F) – MC Commons (May 1-May 5)
  Begin Charging Textbooks to excess Financial Aid – Southeast Tech Bookstore
4 End of Spring Semester
5 Faculty In-service/Work Day
  Last Day to Return Spring Semester Rental Textbooks
  Graduation at Sioux Falls Arena – 5:00pm

Summer Semester

(SUMMER I: MAY 8 - JUNE 2; SUMMER II: MAY 8 - July 28; SUMMER III: JUNE 2 - July 28) 

Note: For information on add/drop/withdraw and refunds for courses that do not follow the above Summer Session dates, please visit the Student Success Center.

May

8 Summer I and II Sessions Begin
  Faculty In-service
9 Last Day to Add/Drop Summer I Classes (The First Day After the Student’s First Scheduled Class)
12 Last Day to Return Summer I/Summer II Textbooks
  Last Day to Add/Drop Summer II Classes
  Last Day to Withdraw from Summer I Classes
  Last Day to Charge Summer I/Summer II Textbooks to excess Financial Aid
19 Complete All Financial Aid Steps to Avoid Summer Refund Delays
26 NO CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
27 NO WEEKEND CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
29 Memorial Day - CAMPUS CLOSED

June

1  Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
  Last Day to Apply for Financial Aid for Summer 2017 Graduates
2 Summer I Session Ends
5 Summer III Session Begins
9 Last Day to Add/Drop Summer III Classes
  Last Day to Charge Summer III Textbooks to excess Financial Aid
  Last Day to Return Summer III Textbooks
13 Tuition and Fee Payment Due
27 Excess Financial Aid Refunds Issued

July

3 NO EVENING CLASSES+
4 Independence Day-CAMPUS CLOSED
6 Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
14 Last Day to Withdraw from Summer II/Summer III Classes
24-28 Textbook Buyback, 8:00am-5:00pm MC Commons
28 Last Day to Return Summer Semester Rental Textbooks
  Summer II and Summer III Ends