Southeast Missouri State University

The Office of Residence Life is dedicated to providing a residential experience focused on transfer students to Southeast who, even though they are considered first year students, may be older than the traditional first year students and classified as a sophomore, junior, or senior.

The Transfer Community located in Henderson Hall, promotes student engagement and transition to Southeast Missouri State University. Students living in the Transfer Community will live among other students with diverse academic ambitions and interests. This learning community encourages students to become engaged in their academic experiences and encourages personal growth.  This community aims to connect students to Southeast and focus on issues common among upper-class students.

To sign up for this community, new students should indicate their preference for this community on their Contract for University Housing. All students who preference a specific Themed/Learning community will receive additional community information regarding the Themed/Learning community selection process.

There is no extra cost associated with the Themed Community Program; however, students are expected to sign and agree to a set of expectations for living in a Themed Community. Once you have been admitted into the themed community. The Office of Residence Life is proud to partner with others on the Southeast campus to offer the Transfer Themed Community. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Residence Life at (573) 651-2274 or