To make the most of your time at Southeast Missouri State University, we present to you the SEMO Bucket List, a compilation of must-do activities before you graduate!
Shopping for your first dorm room can be overwhelming. Don’t wait until summer to get started! I have listed 20 different ideas you can add to your Christmas list that will be beneficial to any incoming freshman! I’ve also included 13 extra stocking stuffer ideas.
Hello, everyone! My name is Erica Standefer, and I am a sophomore at SEMO. Let’s talk about some of the reasons I chose SEMO and why I believe I made a good choice. I can confidently say that I am so happy with my decision to come to SEMO, but I can admit that it wasn’t always that way.
When I first moved three hours away from home to go to SEMO, I was terrified. I had gone to the same school with the same people all my life, and I was scared to have to make new friends. Looking back on everything, I know it was silly to be worried. But, I didn’t know that my first week. I have compiled a list of things I wish someone had told me as a freshman. Whether you’re feeling excited, nervous, or confused to start your freshman year, this list is a great start to getting prepared.
Wanting to get involved on campus, but haven't found your crowd? Here are a few of our least known student organizations you can check out!
You probably know by now that getting involved on campus is important. Getting involved can help you make friends, learn about the community, and maybe even help you take steps to securing your future. So, how do you make it happen?
When I was considering grad school, applying for graduate assistantships was a no-brainer.
You’ve been accepted to Southeast Missouri State University (Welcome, fellow Redhawk!) … but now what? We know the cost of college might seem daunting, so we want to ease your mind. The first and most essential step to paying for college is to file your FAFSA.
Your room is new, your friends are different, and your interests may change! Prepare for a new world as you leave high school and embark on your first year in college at Southeast.
You're busy filling out college applications. We've got three important tips to make sure your application makes it through the process quickly.
At Southeast Missouri State, we like to make plans. And, packing to move to campus is just another opportunity to plan ahead.
Choosing a college or university can be a stressful journey and picking a major can add to it. But the truth is, it’s completely OK, and normal, to start out undecided.
What makes something a home? The people. And when Southeast is your home, you’re going to find a family. Whether it’s a roommate, a classmate, a coworker, or someone you happened to meet, finding your Southeast family has never been so easy.
Filing the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, might seem long and confusing. But, a little preparation will make the process a lot easier!
We wanted to tell you about all the best parts of CampRedhawk, but we thought it might be better if we showed you instead.
Last Semester, Southeast was chosen as a “Yamaha Institution of Excellence” and received new Yamaha pianos for student use. Dr. Kevin Hampton, Chair of the Department of Music, answered some questions about the distinction and the new pianos. Check out his answers below!
So you’re planning a visit to Southeast. While we hope you’ll instantly feel at home with us and want to extend your visit to a four-year stay, sometimes it’s hard to get a good feel for what life on campus will be like in one short visit. To help you make the most of your campus visit, here are a few tips from our Southeast Admissions counselors.
Whether you’re starting college for the first time, or going back after a break, there’s a few things you can do to prepare for the upcoming semester.
It’s the summer before your first semester at Southeast. Have more questions? Want to meet some of your classmates? Afraid of navigating campus? We’ve got a solution for you.
While choosing a roommate at random may seem simple enough, you’ll want to consider a few key questions to ask potential future roomies before moving in.
Waiting to hear back on an admission decision can seem like a stressful time, but it doesn’t have to be.
Show Me Days have a rich history at SEMO dating back to some of the earliest days of our university.
There's plenty of places on Southeast's campus to snap that perfect picture for Instagram!
Are you interested in learning about other cultures? You don’t have to leave the country to do just that at SEMO. Our International Village brings the world to you showcasing just how much our campus community values diversity.
Southeast Serves is a program providing students, faculty, and staff with the opportunity to volunteer both on and off-campus.
Everyone knows Southeast’s beloved Mascot, Rowdy the Redhawk. He has been a symbol of our university since 2005 and he has been through a lot: an injury, a costume change, and several games.
As a parent of a future Redhawk, you may be worried about how your student is going to transition into college life and how you will cope as they leave your nest and fly into ours. It’s a busy, sometimes scary, time and we understand the challenges that come with starting a new journey (for you and your student).
Are you looking into becoming a Redhawk? Just last year, I was in your shoes trying to decide where I wanted to spend my next two years.
The most important part in preparing for college is choosing the school that is right for you and then meeting the deadlines to get in. To make things easier for you, here are the most important dates to remember this fall at Southeast.
You’re here and you need to be there. We can help. There are plenty of ways to get around campus, Cape Girardeau, and beyond, even if you don’t have your own vehicle. Here are some suggestions:
Are you dreading the application process for scholarships? No worries! When you apply to SEMO, we’ll do a lot of the work for you.
What are YOU doing this summer? If CampRedhawk isn’t on your summer “to do” list, you need to seriously re-evaluate your life choices.
You have done the research. You have visited, questioned, read, and researched. You’ve agonized and deliberated and changed your mind. You have applied to college. Now what? There’s actually still a lot to do, and more importantly, a lot of things that can still help you.