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It is mandatory that all international students new to Southeast, including students transferring to Southeast from another U.S. institution, attend the International Student Orientation.  Orientation is scheduled for the week before classes start (refer to Important Dates).

International Student Orientation is designed to help you get acquainted with and succeed at Southeast. This program, along with other ongoing services offered on campus, enables students to feel welcome and comfortable. Orientation helps new students learn how the University works, find and use resources, and meet fellow students and University staff who play an important role during students' time here. During International Student Orientation, students will also get advised and enrolled in their courses, if not enrolled prior to arrival.

  • A one-time orientation fee of $200 will be charged to your student account upon arrival.
  • If you have previously attended Southeast Missouri State University, you are exempt from orientation.

The first day of International Student Orientation is reserved for students to 'check in' and take care of important items before continuing with the required orientation sessions throughout the week.

New International Student Orientation Schedule August 2019
International Student Orientation Handbook 2017-18


International Village Admin Building 101 – Located at:
1025 N. Sprigg St.
Cape Girardeau, MO

International Education and Services
One University Plaza, MS2000
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701

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