Below is a schedule for the day's events and activities. You will listen to a series of speakers who will help you better understand which classes to take, what resources are available to you on-campus, and how to take advantage of your new environment!

9 - 9:30 a.m. Check-in, ID & Refreshments University Center
Fourth Floor

During check-in students will receive a packet of information including a schedule of the day, surveys, a student information booklet, as well as many other important materials. During this time, may also have their ID pictures taken and speak with Orientation Leaders about their experiences at Southeast. Please note that students will need to present a state-issued driver's ID in order to receive their Southeast ID card.

PRE-SESSION: Tips for Education Transfers (Required for all education majors, regardless of level. Please check in between 8:45-9:00 a.m. in order to attend this session) 

9:30 - 9:40 a.m. Southeast Summary UC Ballroom
Assistant Director of Admissions for New Student Programs, Katie Foshee, welcomes guests and describes the events of the day.
9:40 - 10:10 a.m. Jump Start Your Southeast Schedule UC Ballroom
A representative from the Registrar's Office will discuss graduation requirements and the University Studies Program.
10:10 - 10:20 a.m. Writing & Career Proficiency Information UC Ballroom
Staff from The Center for Writing Excellence describe the importance of writing assessment and how it relates to transfer students at Southeast. Career Services staff will discuss the University's unique Career Services proficiency checks.
10:20 - 10:40 a.m. Southeast Campus Connections UC Ballroom
This session focuses on issues related to the transition process for students and family alike. It is facilitated by Dr. Randy Carter, Assistant Dean of Students. Staff members from the Campus Health Clinic, University Counseling Services, and Campus Safety comprise a panel of experts ready and willing to discuss services available to the student body.
10:40 - 11:00 a.m. On-Campus Living UC Indian Room
Director of Residence Life, Dr. Kendra Skinner, will provide an overview of what it is to live in the residence halls, the resources available to students, as well as a description of the dining facilities.
10:40 - 11:00 a.m. Off-Campus Living UC Ballroom
If you are a commuting to campus, Brooke Lockhart, Assistant Director of Admissions for Transfer Recruitment will offer tips on how to get involved and succeed as a Southeast commuter student.
11:05 - 11:25 a.m. Show-Me the Money UC Ballroom
Do you have questions about financial aid, scholarships, or even the FAFSA? This session will provide an overview of financing college. If guests have specific questions about a student's financial aid, Student Financial services staff is available for questions.
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Campus Shuttle Tours (Optional) Various Locations
At this point in the day, students will be lead by an Orientation Leader around campus. Orientation Leaders will direct students to their advising appointment locations and answer specific questions about places and services on-campus.
12:20 - 1 p.m. Honors Meeting (includes lunch!)
for honors eligible students & guests
UC meeting room
Representatives of the Jane Stephens Honors Program will speak with students and guests about Southeast's Honors Program. In this session, staff will discuss the benefits of the program and describe completion requirements.
12:20 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch & Info-to-Go
for all students & guests
UC Ballroom
Students and their guests may take time to eat lunch, ask questions, and browse our information fair, hosted by departments across campus.
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Individual Advising Appointments
for all students who requested
an advising appointment
Locations across campus
Students who have not yet enrolled in classes and have requested an appointment will meet with an academic advisor at this time. The advisor will help students choose classes which are best tailored to students' needs.
All students should check out after their last session at the location indicated on their packet. 


Academic Hall 100D
New Student Programs
One University Plaza, MS 3550
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701