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Learning Assistance Programs

Message from Learning Assistance Programs:

University Tutorial Services will be offering virtual open lab tutoring starting Monday, May 17.  To gain access to the virtual tutoring meeting room, complete the Summer 2021 Open Lab Tutoring Request Form

If you are having any difficulties gaining access to the Open Lab Tutoring room, please email University Tutorial Services at or call 573-651-2861.

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The Vision of the Office of Learning Assistance Programs (LAP) is to foster and develop an academic environment that is accessible and equitable to all, regardless of disability, race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender, age, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. Through the provision of services and programs both in person and online, the Office of Learning Assistance Programs strives to develop and retain students at Southeast through:

  • Provision of programs that put student success at the center of focus;
  • Fostering a sense of personal responsibility and commitment to growth;
  • Development of transferable skills in and out of the academic setting; and
  • Advocacy for at-risk students.

The Mission of the Office of Learning Assistance Programs (LAP) is to provide services to enhance both academic and personal enrichment skills through an holistic approach. The office provides direct services and resources through in-person and online programming to assist students in the development of their critical thinking skills, and to support their educational goals and attainment.

The goals of the Office of Learning Assistance Programs are as follows:

  • Help students become independent and active learners;
  • Foster independence, responsibility and student success;
  • Promote critical thinking;
  • Focus on retention based programming and services.


(573) 651-2861
Kent Library 412

Learning Assistance Programs
One University Plaza, MS 4675
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701