2018-2019 Catalog and Handbook 
    
    Dec 12, 2018  
2018-2019 Catalog and Handbook

Campus Calendar (2018-2019)




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

2 Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
5 Fall 2018 courses except 2nd 1/2 Semester available on STInet
8-9 Professional Development Workday (Employees)
13 Begin charging textbooks to excess Financial Aid- Southeast Tech Bookstore
  Textbook Buyback- Southeast Tech Bookstore
13-17 JumpStart Days
17 Last Day to Complete Fall Test-outs
  Complete All Financial Aid Steps to Avoid Refund Delays
20 Fall Semester Classes Begin
22 Student Appreciation – 11:00am-1:00pm
24 Last Day to Add Classes
  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
27 Complete Withdrawals Will Have Tuition and Fees Refunds Pro-rated
31 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+

September

1-2 NO EVENING OR WEEKEND CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
3 Labor Day – CAMPUS CLOSED
4 Drop Slips to Adjust Schedules Received Will No Longer be Refunded Tuition and Fees
  Tuition and Fee Payments Due
6 Back to School Bash: Southeast Tech Housing (6:00pm-11:00pm)
  Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
11 First Available Excess Financial Aid Refunds Issued
12 SGA Meeting – 12:00pm – HC 257
13 Retention/Advising (8:00am-12:00pm)
  50th Celebration (4pm-9pm)
14 Last Day to Make up Incompletes
17 Constitution Day Activities
25 Ticket Tuesday– 6:00pm-7:00pm
28 Last Day to Withdraw from First 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes
30 Second 1/2 Semester Courses Available in “My Current Courses” on STInet

 October

4 Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
5 Spring/Summer 2019 Class Schedules Available on STInet
8 Begin Charging Textbooks to Financial Aid (New students)
8-11 Midterm Buyback-Southeast Tech Bookstore
10 SGA Meeting – Noon – HC 257
12 First 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes End
15 Second 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes Begin
17 Registration Prep/Advising (Afternoon)
19 Last Day to Charge Textbooks to Financial Aid
  Spring/Summer Semester 2019 Registration opens for Evening/Online Programs – STInet
22-26 Spring/Summer 2019 Registration opens for Traditional Programs- STInet
23 Ticket Tuesday– 6:00pm-7:00pm
31  Blue Boo–4:30pm-6:30pm

November

1 Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
7 SGA Meeting – 12:00pm – HC 257
9 Last Day to Apply For Fall Financial Aid for December 2018 Graduates
  Last Day to Withdraw from Regular Start Classes
9-11 NO EVENING CLASSES+/NO WEEKEND CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
12 Veterans Day Observed – CAMPUS CLOSED
13 Talent Show Rehearsal: 5:30pm-8pm
15 Talent Show: 5:30pm-8pm
21 NO EVENING CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
22-23 Thanksgiving Break – CAMPUS CLOSED
24 NO WEEKEND CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
26 Last Day to Withdraw from Late Start Classes
28 SGA Meeting – Noon – HC 257

December

3-7 Textbook Buyback and Rental Return - 8:00am-5:00pm (M-Th) 8am - 4pm (F) - MC Commons
6 Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
7 Winter Graduation – Sioux Falls Convention Center – 5:00pm
  End of Fall Semester
  Last Day to Return Fall Semester Rental Textbooks-Southeast Tech Bookstore
10-Jan 4 Winter Break – NO CLASSES
10 Faculty Workday – NO CLASSES
22 Complete All Financial Aid Steps to Avoid Spring Refund Delays
24 Online and January Start Classes Available in “My Current Courses” on STInet
24-25 Christmas Break – CAMPUS CLOSED
31-Jan 1 New Year’s Holiday – CAMPUS CLOSED

Spring Semester

January

2 Begin charging textbooks to excess Financial Aid – Southeast Tech Bookstore
  Professional Development Workday – NO CLASSES
4 JumpStart Day
  Last Day to Complete Spring Test-outs
7 Spring Semester Classes Begin
7-11 Textbook Buyback- Southeast Tech Bookstore
11 Last Day to Add Classes
  Last Day to charge textbooks to excess Financial Aid – Southeast Tech Bookstore
  Last Day to Return Textbooks with Receipt
  Last Day to Terminate Completely Without Incurring a Cost of Attendance
14 Complete Withdrawals Will Have Tuition & Fees Refunds Pro-rated
16 SGA Meeting – 12:00pm – HC 257
18 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
21 Drop Slips to Adjust Schedules Received Will No Longer be Refunded Tuition and Fees
22 Tuition & Fee Payments Due
29 Ticket Tuesday– 6:00pm-7:00pm
  First Available Excess Financial Aid Refunds Issued
31 Retention/Advising (8:00am-12:00pm)

February

1 Last Day to Make Up Incompletes
7 Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
13 SGA Meeting – Noon – HC 257
15 Fall 2019 Class Schedules Available on STInet
             Last Day to Withdraw from First 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes
  NO EVENING CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
16 NO WEEKEND CLASSES  EXCEPT CLINICAL+
18 Presidents’ Day – NO CLASSES
24 Second 1/2 Semester Classes Available in “My Current Courses” on STInet
25 Priority Date for Completing 2019/2020 FAFSA
25-28 Textbook Buyback and Rental Return- Southeast Tech Bookstore
26 Ticket Tuesday– 6:00pm-7:00pm

March

1 First 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes End
  NO EVENING CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
  NO WEEKEND CLASSES  EXCEPT CLINICAL+
4 Begin Charging Textbooks to Financial Aid (New students)
4-8 Spring Break – NO CLASSES
7 Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
9 NO WEEKEND CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
11 Second 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes Begin
13 Registration Prep/Advising (12:00pm-4:00pm)
15 Last Day to Charge Textbooks to Financial Aid- Southeast Tech Bookstore
20 SGA Meeting – 12:00pm – HC 257
22 Summer/Fall 2019 Registration for Evening and Online Programs Begin
25-28 Summer/Fall 2019 Semester Registration for Traditional Programs – STInet

April

3 Last Day to Apply For Spring Financial Aid for Spring 2019 Graduates
4 Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
5 Last Day to Withdraw From Regular Start Classes
10 SGA Meeting - Noon - HC 257
11-12 SkillsUSA- 4/11-12:00pm-5:00pm
4/12-8:00am-5:00pm
16 SGA Spring Picnic – 11:00am-1:00pm
  Bloodmobile Drive – 8:00am-1:00pm, 2:30pm-4:00pm
17 SGA Executive Meeting – 12:00pm – HC 257
18 NO EVENING CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
19 Easter Break- CAMPUS CLOSED
20 Easter Break- NO CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
21 2019 Summer I and II Classes Available in “My Current Courses” on STInet
22 Last Day to Withdraw From Second 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes
  Easter Break- NO CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
29-May 3 Textbook Buyback and Rental Return – 8am-5pm (M-TH) 8am-4pm (F) – MC Commons
  Begin Charging Textbooks to excess Financial Aid – Southeast Tech Bookstore

May

1-3 Textbook Buyback – 8am-5pm (M-TH) 8am-4pm (F) – MC Commons
2 End of Spring Semester
  Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
3 Last Day to Return Spring Semester Rental Textbook- Southeast Tech Bookstore
  Graduation at Sioux Falls Arena – 5:00pm

Summer Semester

(SUMMER I: MAY 6 - MAY 31; SUMMER II: MAY 6 - July 26; SUMMER III: JUNE 3 - July 26) 

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

6 Summer I and II Sessions Begin
  Faculty Workday
7 Last Day to Add/Drop Summer I Classes (The First Day After the Student’s First Scheduled Class)
9 Professional Development Day (Employees)
10 Last Day to Return Summer I/Summer II Textbooks- Southeast Tech Bookstore
  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
17 Complete All Financial Aid Steps to Avoid Summer Refund Delays
19 Summer III Classes Available in “My Current Courses  
24 NO EVENING CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
25 NO WEEKEND CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
27 Memorial Day - CAMPUS CLOSED
31 Summer I Session Ends
  Last Day to Apply for Financial Aid for Summer 2019 Graduates

June

3 Summer III Session Begins
6 Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
  Last Day to Return Summer III Textbooks- Southeast Tech Bookstore
7 Last Day to Add/Drop Summer III Classes
  Last Day to Charge Summer III Textbooks to excess Financial Aid- Southeast Tech Bookstore
11 Tuition and Fee Payment Due
25 First Available Excess Financial Aid Refunds Issued

July

4 Independence Day-CAMPUS CLOSED
5 Last Day to Withdraw from Summer II/Summer III Classes
11 Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
22-26 Textbook Buyback and Rental Return- 8:00am-5:00pm MC Commons
26 Last Day to Return Summer Semester Rental Textbooks
  Summer II and Summer III Ends