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Southeast Technical Institute    
 
    
 
  Sep 23, 2017
 
2014-2015 Catalog & Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2014-2015 Campus Calendar and Events



  • Casino Night: February 27 (7pm-10pm)
  • Constitution Day Activities:  September 17
  • Diversity Fair: TBA
  • Holiday Celebration Party: December 4 (11am-3pm)
  • SGA Fall Picnic: September 9 (10am-3pm)
  • SGA Spring Picnic: April 28 (10am-3pm)
  • Spring Career Days: TBA
  • STI Blue Boo: October 31 (5pm-7pm)
  • STI Student Appreciation:  August 27 (2pm-4pm)
  • STI Talent Show: November 13 (5:30pm-8:30pm)
  • STI Back to School Bash: September 4 (7pm-11pm)
  • STI 5K Run/Walk: TBA
  • Winter Bash: TBA

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

Fall Semester

August

7 STI Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
11-14 Faculty In-service
15 Complete All Financial Aid Steps to Avoid Refund Delays
   Faculty Work Day
18 Begin charging textbooks to excess Financial Aid- STI Bookstore
18-22        JumpStart Days/Faculty Work Days
25  Fall Semester Classes Begin
27 STI Student Appreciation – 2:00pm-4:00pm
29     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- STI Bookstore
  Last Day to Return Textbooks with Receipt
  NO EVENING CLASSES+
30-31 NO EVENING OR WEEKEND CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+

September

1    Labor Day – CAMPUS CLOSED
    Complete Withdrawals Will Have Tuition and Fees Refunds Pro-rated
4 Student Job Fair Part-Time Employment 12:30-3:00pm
  STI Back to School Bash: STI Housing (7pm-11pm)
  STI Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
5 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
8 Drop Slips to Adjust Schedules Received Will No Longer be Refunded Tuition and Fees
9 SGA Fall Picnic – 10:00am-3:00pm
    Tuition and Fee Payments Due
16    Excess Financial Aid Refunds Issued
17 Constitution Day Activities
  SGA Meeting – 12:00pm – HC 257
19    Last Day to Make up Incompletes
23 Bloodmobile Drive – 8:00am-1:00 pm, 2:30pm-4:00pm
26 Movie/Pizza Night– 6:00-7:00pm

 October

1 SGA Meeting – 7:00am – HC 257
2 STI Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
3    Last Day to Withdraw from First 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes
9-11 NO EVENING OR WEEKEND CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
10 Faculty Work Day: NO CLASSES
13   Second 1/2 Semester Courses Available in “My Current Courses” on STInet
  Begin  Charging Textbooks to Financial Aid (New students)
17 First 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes End
20 Second 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes Begin
  Spring/Summer 2015 Class Schedules Available on STInet
24 Movie/Pizza Night– 6:00pm-7:00pm
  Last Day to Charge Textbooks to Financial Aid
31 STI Blue Boo–5:00pm-7:00pm

November

3 Spring/Summer Semester 2015 Registration opens for Evening/Online Programs – STInet
5 SGA Meeting – 12:00pm – HC 257
6 STI Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
10 Spring/Summer 2015 Registration opens for Traditional Programs- STInet
11 Veterans Day – CAMPUS CLOSED
12 STI Talent Show Rehearsal: 5:30pm-8:30pm
13 STI Talent Show: 5:30pm-8:30pm
14 Last Day to Apply For Fall Financial Aid for December 2014 Graduates
  Last Day to Withdraw from Regular Start Classes
21 Movie/Pizza Night– 6:00pm-7:00pm
26 NO EVENING CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
27-28 Thanksgiving Break – CAMPUS CLOSED
29 NO WEEKEND CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL

December

1 Last Day to Withdraw from Late Start Classes
3 SGA Meeting – 7:00am – HC 257
  Textbook Buyback – 8am-5pm (M-Th) 8am-4pm (F) – MC Commons (Dec 3-12)
4 STI Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
5 Winter Graduation – Sioux Falls Convention Center – 5:00pm
9 Holiday Celebration Party – 11:00am-3:00pm
12 End of Fall Semester
15 Faculty In-service – NO CLASSES
16 Winter Break – NO CLASSES (Dec 16- Jan 9)
24-25 Christmas Break – CAMPUS CLOSED
26 Complete All Financial Aid Steps to Avoid Spring Refund Delays
29 Online and January Start Classes Available in “My Current Courses” on STInet
31 New Year’s Eve – CAMPUS CLOSED

Spring Semester

January

1 New Year’s Day Holiday – CAMPUS CLOSED
5 Begin charging textbooks to excess Financial Aid – STI Bookstore
6-8 Faculty In-service – NO CLASSES
9 JumpStart Days/Faculty Work Days
12 Spring Semester Classes Begin
16 Last Day to Add Classes and to Complete Spring Test-outs
  Last Day to charge textbooks to excess Financial Aid – STI Bookstore
  Last Day to Return Textbooks with Receipt
  Last Day to Terminate Completely Without Incurring a Cost of Attendance
19 Complete Withdrawals Will Have Tuition & Fees Refunds Pro-rated
21 SGA Meeting – 12:00pm – HC 257
23 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
26 Drop Slips to Adjust Schedules Received Will No Longer be Refunded Tuition and Fees
27 Tuition & Fee Payments Due
30 Movie/Pizza Night– 6:00pm-7:00pm

February

3 Excess Financial Aid Refunds Issued
5 STI Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
5-7 NO EVENING OR WEEKEND CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
6 Faculty Workday - NO CLASSES
  Last Day to Make Up Incompletes
11 SGA Meeting – 7:00am – HC 257
13-14 NO EVENING OR WEEKEND CLASSES  EXCEPT CLINICAL+
16 Presidents’ Day – NO CLASSES
20 Last Day to Withdraw from First 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes
27 Movie/Pizza Night– 6:00pm-7:00pm
  Casino Night: 7pm-10pm

March

1 Priority Date for Completing 2015/2016 FAFSA
3 Second 1/2 Semester Classes Available in “My Current Courses” on STInet
5 STI Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
6 First 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes End
6-7 NO EVENING OR WEEKEND CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
9 Begin Charging Textbooks to Financial Aid (New students)
9-13 Spring Break – NO CLASSES
14 NO WEEKEND CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
16 Second 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes Begin
18 SGA Meeting – 12:00pm – HC 257
  Fall 2015 Class Schedules Available on STInet
20 Last Day to Charge Textbooks to Financial Aid
27 Movie/Pizza Night– 6:00pm-7:00pm
30 Summer/Fall 2015 Registration for Evening and Online Programs Begin

April

2 NO EVENING CLASSES+
  STI Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
3 Easter Break- CAMPUS CLOSED
  Last Day to Apply For Spring Financial Aid for Spring 2015 Graduates
3-6 Easter Break- NO CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL
7 Summer/Fall 2015 Semester Registration for Traditional Programs – STInet
8 SGA Meeting – 7:00am – HC 257
10 Last Day to Withdraw From Regular Start Classes
24 Last Day to Withdraw From Second 1/2 Semester Accelerated Classes
  Movie/Pizza Night– 6:00pm-7:00pm
27    2015 Summer Classes Available in “My Current Courses” on STInet
28 SGA Spring Picnic – 10:00am-3:00pm
  Bloodmobile Drive – 8:00am-1:00pm, 2:30pm-4:00pm
29 SGA Meeting – 12:00pm – HC 257
  Textbook Buyback – 8am-5pm (M-TH) 8am-4pm (F) – MC Commons (April 29-May 8)

May

4 Begin Charging Textbooks to excess Financial Aid – STI Bookstore
7 End of Spring Semester
8 Faculty In-service/Work Day
  Graduation at Sioux Falls Arena – 5:00pm

Summer Semester

(SUMMER I: MAY 11 - JUNE 5; SUMMER II: MAY 11 - July 31; SUMMER III: JUNE 8 - July 31) 

Note: For courses that do not follow the above Summer Session dates, please refer to the Non-Standard Course Add/Drop/Withdraw Table . Contact your Student Success Advisor for additional assistance.

May

11 Summer I and II Sessions Begin
  Faculty In-service/Work Day
12 Last Day to Add/Drop Summer I Classes (The First Day After the Student’s First Scheduled Class)
15 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
22 Complete All Financial Aid Steps to Avoid Summer Refund Delays

June

4 STI Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
5 Summer I Session Ends
  Last Day to Apply for Financial Aid for Summer 2015 Graduates
8 Summer III Session Begins
12 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
15 Tuition and Fee Payment Due
30 Excess Financial Aid Refunds Issued

July

2 NO EVENING CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
  STI Employee Monthly Meeting- Offices Closed 4:00pm-5:00pm
3 Independence Day Break-CAMPUS CLOSED
4 NO CLASSES EXCEPT CLINICAL+
17 Last Day to Withdraw from Semester Summer II/Summer III Classes
27-31 Textbook Buyback, 8am-5pm MC Commons
31 Summer II and Summer III Ends