Southeast Missouri State University

The Office of Residence Life is proud to partner with the Harrison College of Business to offer the Business Themed Community as a housing option.  If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Residence Life at (573) 651-2274 or

The Business Themed Community is for new students who are pre-business majors and students who currently majoring in areas of study within the Harrison College of Business (HCB) and is located in LaFerla Hall.  It is designed to give students the opportunity to participate in various experiential learning and community activities of interest to business students.

Members of the Business Themed Community will work together to become involved with the Harrison Passport to Success Program (  This program helps you obtain important and critical knowledge, learn the necessary skills, and further develop attitudes and behaviors to be successful after you graduate and leave the HCB. Individuals completing the program are awarded a Certificate of Professional Advancement by the Harrison College of Business.

How to Sign Up: Current students should participate in the Returning Student Room Selection process through the Office of Residence Life.  New students should indicate their preference for this community on their Contract for University Housing and return the application that they will receive in the mail once they complete their Contract for University Housing. 

There is no extra cost associated with the Community; however, students are expected to sign and agree to a set of expectations for participating in the Community.  This will provided at the time of Returning Student Room Selection or included in the new student application packet.