Accepted Students

Congratulations, you're in! What's next? Stay on the fast track and be ready for your first day.

Log in to STInet

  • Southeast Tech’s intranet, STInet, holds a host of information for students. Access with this format:
    Username: firstname.lastname
    Password: (First Initial of Your First Name) + (First Initial of Your Last Name) + (Last Four of Your Social Security number. Ex: ab1234).

If you are having an issue logging in, please contact the Southeast Tech IT Support Center at 605.367.4461.

Pay $75 Registration Fee

  • Confirm your enrollment and clear the way for registration by paying your one-time, non-refundable registration fee. Submit your payment via STInet.

Sign Up for Academic Advising and Registration (AAR) Day

  • Register for an AAR Day at This is where you will receive academic advising, register for classes, meet classmates, learn about student services and technology requirements and obtain a student ID.

Complete Program Requirements

Complete any additional steps that are required for your program. Refer to your program applicant checklist. Examples include: Background checks and drug screens, additional immunization records and safety tests.

Secure Housing

Purchase Books, Uniforms, Tools & Supplies

Reserve or Purchase Laptop or iPad

Submit Required Paperwork

  • High School Transcripts – An official, final high school transcript showing a graduation date must be sent directly from your high school to the Admissions Office.
  • College Transcripts – If you are a transfer student, have official college transcripts sent directly to Southeast Tech before your AAR Day so courses may be applied to your academic plan.
  • Test Scores – Request ACT and SAT scores be sent to Southeast Tech before your AAR Day. If you didn't complete an ACT or SAT, you may be required to take the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER. Please contact the Admissions Office to discuss.
  • Immunization Record – Submit a copy of your immunizations to provide record of TWO properly administered MMR immunizations or immune titers.

Finalize Tuition and Financial Aid

  • Apply for a FSA ID at
  • Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at Southeast Tech's school code is 008285. For Fall 2019 enrollment, the priority deadline is February 25, 2019.
  • Tuition costs can be viewed on STInet 2–3 weeks before semester start.

For more information, contact the Financial Aid Office at 605-367-7868 or

Apply for Scholarships

  • Apply for Southeast Tech Foundation Scholarships and Build Dakota Scholarships with one form. Use your STInet login information to apply at Deadline for the Build Dakota Scholarship is March 31 and applications for Foundation Scholarships are due April 15.
  • Contact the Southeast Tech Financial Aid Office if you are awarded a South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship or other outside scholarships to assist with payment of your tuition.

For more information, visit

Save the Dates

  • Plan to attend a JumpStart Day the week before the semester begins. This schedule will be made available at your AAR Day.
  • Check out the Academic Calendar. It details deadlines, add/drop dates, no school days, and other items you won't want to miss.