All new students receive a two or three-day orientation program upon arrival for IEP studies.  This program includes:

  • An overview of the IEP and the University
  • Academic and social expectations
  • Information on various student services
  • An orientation to the greater Cape Girardeau community
  • Discussion on topics such as housing, transportation, banking, and shopping

The IEP orientation also includes the testing for student's language proficiencies in listening, speaking, reading, writing, and grammar/structure.  Results of this testing determine the appropriate level placement of students in the various subject area courses.