Thank you for choosing Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical!
We are looking forward to having you as a student. Fall Semester is fast approaching with classes beginning the week of August 25 through August 29, 2014. Make sure you are ready by reading through the important fall start information below.
Note: If your plans have changed, please use your StarID and password to drop your courses prior to the deadline date to avoid tuition and fee charges. If you have not claimed your StarID or forgot your password, visit https://starid.mnscu.edu/. If you are unable to drop, please contact us as soon as possible.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition and fees for Fall Semester are due on Monday, August 4, 2014. If you add courses after this date, tuition and fees are due at the time of registration. Failure to make payment at that time may result in the dropping of your courses.
Financial Aid applications can still be processed by the Financial Aid Office for Fall Semester; however, there may be a delay in your disbursement. FAFSA applications must be processed within 30 calendar days of the semester start date for State Grant consideration. If you have not yet applied for financial aid, you can do so at www.fafsa.gov. Contact the Financial Aid Office if you have any questions.
Because of possible room changes, we recommend that you print a new student schedule prior to your first day of classes and bring it with you when you begin the Fall Semester. Go to the Southeast
Technical Student Login page to view your schedule. Use your StarId and
password to log in.
Be sure to review where your classes will meet, including which campus and building.
If you are enrolled in an online or hybrid class, you must login to class the first couple of days of the semester (https://southeastmn.ims.mnscu.edu) to demonstrate your participation in the course. Also, you must email your instructor to confirm enrollment. All instructor email addresses are FirstInitialLastName@southeastmn.edu. Online/Hybrid courses may require a proctored exam. If you have questions, please contact your instructor.
Students enrolled in their first online course are also encouraged to attend a Desire2Learn (D2L) Orientation. Sessions will be held on both the Red Wing and Winona Campus. If you have questions with accessing your D2L account, please contact the Information Technology Department Help Desk at 507-453-2408.
D2L Orientation Sessions
Red Wing Campus: Tues, August 19 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Room 101
Winona Campus: Wed, August 20, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Room 201
Student I.D. Photo
If you haven't had your Student I.D. Photo taken, the Photo I.D. schedule will be posted on the college website homepage under News and Events after August 11. A notice will also be sent to your student email. You must bring in a current student schedule to the Bookstore and pay $5.00 in order to have your I.D. taken. You may use your I.D. at Winona State University and Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Red Wing. In addition, there are discounts at many of the establishments in Red Wing and Winona.
We encourage you to purchase your books prior to the start of classes. Estimated book prices are posted on the Bookstore textbook page (Quick Links > Bookstore > Textbooks). Books will be available for purchase in the college bookstores and online starting August 11.
PLEASE NOTE: Students who are eligible to charge their books against their financial aid or other agency funding MUST show a valid college issued ID at the time of check out. Remember, your financial aid needs to be complete before you can use it to charge your books. Online students should place their orders early enough that books can be shipped in time for the start of classes.
Be sure to check your student email on a regular basis while attending Southeast Technical for important college messages. Student email is considered our main form of communication for important dates and information regarding registration, drop dates, financial aid, etc. If you have questions concerning your student email account, please contact the Information Technology Department Help Desk at 507-453-2408.
The Learning Resource Center encourages students to use the tutoring services that are available free of charge. Southeast Technical also has access to Smarthinking, an online tutoring service that is free to all students. Look for access to Smarthinking within your D2L (Desire to Learn) courses.
Students who have a documented disability and wish to have accommodations made for their disability should make an appointment with Disability Services.
Please remember to park in areas designated for students. Do not park in Visitor or Reserved parking areas or you will be ticketed and/or towed.
Winona Campus - Wednesday, August 27 is scheduled for those required to purchase tools for their program. Vendors will be available in the Transportation Building.
Red Wing Campus - Students should contact their program instructors about tool purchases.
We look forward to seeing you at Southeast Technical!