Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Campus Visit Information  Student COMMUNICATIONS   

If you are sick  Resources  FAQ   Contact Us

Even though Southeast Tech's buildings are closed to the public to help contain the spread of Covid-19, our campus is very much open. Staff and faculty are working hard to continue to support our students, process admissions applications, administer testing options and host virtual visits and orientation sessions.  

A message from President Griggs

Dates to Know

Friday, March 20, 2020
Testing Center closes at 3 p.m. 
Friday, March 20, 2020
IT Support Center closes at 4 p.m. 
Monday, March 23, 2020
On-campus lecture classes resume in online format and will continue through the remainder of the semester.
Friday, March 27, 2020
Virtual Visit Day at 12 p.m. 
Friday, April 3, 2020
Virtual Academic Advising & Registration (AAR) day at 10 a.m.
Saturday, April 4, 2020
Virtual Academic Advising & Registration (AAR) day at 9 a.m.
Monday, April 6, 2020
All lab-based courses will resume in online/hybrid format at least through May 1. 
Clinicals, internships and work-based experiences will continue where possible.
(It is vital for students to watch their Southeast Tech emails and to view their courses on STInet frequently. Instructors will provide students with additional informaton on how their labs and experential learning experiences will progress.)
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Build Dakota and Southeast Tech Foundation-funded scholarship applications are due for the 2020-21 academic year.
Friday, April 24, 2020
Virtual Academic Advising & Registration (AAR) day at 10 a.m.
Friday, May 8, 2020
Spring 2020 semester ends. Graduation cermony TBD.

Campus Visit Information

To slow the spread of coronavirus and implement social distancing measures, campus tours and on-campus events will not be held through May 1. In the meantime, the office of admissions invites you to join us for an online admission information session through Microsoft Teams. Southeast Tech is also offering several other options to connect to provide admissions information while maintaining social distancing. 

Read More

Student Communications

March 25, 2020

As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota increases, Governor Noem has asked all K-12 institutions and the four technical institute campuses to remain closed through at least Friday, May 1, 2020.  Similarly, all the South Dakota public universities have announced they will be completing the remainder of their spring semester entirely online. 

Read All Student Communications

If You are Sick

How to protect yourself and others if you are exposed to or have the Coronavirus.

Read More

Frequently Asked Questions

With ever-changing conditions, policies and procedures, questions are bound to arise. Visit our FAQ page for answers to commonly asked questions surrounding Coronavirus's impact on Southeast Tech.

See the FAQs


South Dakota Department of Health

World Health Organization Official Coronavirus Webpage


Sioux Falls Coronavirus Fact Sheet

Contact Us

Questions or concerns can be directed to Marketing and Communications at Make sure to visit the Southeast Tech COVID-19 FAQ page to see if your question has already been answered. Do not email any information that is FERPA protected or discloses personal health information.