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 Scholarships, CTE Academy Scholarships and Build Dakota Scholarships. Visit to apply. The application window is January 1−April 15, 2020.
  • 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 at Southeast Tech.

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.