family weekend


save the date for family weekend 2019 Family Weekend September 20-22 Homecoming October 26

Friday, September 20, 2019

5:30am-9:00pm
Join your student for some fun recreation time! The Student Recreation Center is open all day with free access to families of Southeast students. 

5:30-7:30am and 11:00am-8:00pm
The pool, located in the Student Recreation Center, is open for free swim. This includes the climbing wall, zip line and hot tub ! Access is free to all Southeast students and their families. 

9:00am-5:00pm                
Visit the greenhouse for its annual Fall Mum Sale. In addition, you will find a variety of annuals and perrenials. Charles L. Hutson Greenhouse

10:00am-2:00pm             
Tours – Charles Nemanick Alternative Agriculture Garden, which is the gardens and trails that surround the Charles L. Hutson Horticulture Greenhouse

6:30pm
SEMO Soccer vs Belmont; Houck Stadium; Cheer on the Redhawks Soccer team - student admission is free with their valid 
Redhawks ID.

6:30pm
Jaime Marvin at Tunes at Twilight, Ivers Square Downtown Cape, for more information, http://www.downtowncapegirardeau.com/tunes-at-twilight/ Free event!

Saturday, September 21, 2019

8:00am-1:00pm
Starbucks is open in the University Center, 3rd floor

8:00am-12:00pm
Cape Riverfront Market – 35 S. Spanish St. Downtown; Everything at the Cape Riverfront Market is locally grown and crafted, and people come from across Southeast Missouri to shop the stands. Find your fresh produce, darling wildflowers, crafts for your home, organic body products, and so much more.

Community event, for more information http://www.downtowncapegirardeau.com/cape-riverfront-market/ - Musicians at the Market will be Southeast Missouri State University's own Steel Drum Band!

9:00am-12:00pm
Visit the greenhouse for its annual Fall Mum Sale. In addition, you will find a variety of annuals and perrenials. Charles L. Hutson Greenhouse open for fall sales

9:00am-4:00pm
Day on the River Event – Downtown at the Riverfront Park; including boat rides;
Community event, for more information
https://nature.mdc.mo.gov/discover-nature/places/cape-girardeau-conservation-nature-center

No registration required (all ages).
Discover what the river has to offer you! Hands-on activities will teach you the importance of the Mississippi river and surrounding wetlands. This event is fun for the entire family featuring live river animals and free boat rides on the Mississippi led by our river research experts. Boat rides take place throughout the day with the last boat leaving at 3:30 pm. This event is located at Riverfront Park depending on river levels. Youth and adult groups welcome. 

9:30-10:30am                   
Breakfast with President Vargas, Front of Kent Library Portico, Normal Street  (Rain Location is South Dining Room located in the University Center.) Join President Vargas for a complimentary continental breakfast. 

10:00am-12:00pm        
Tours of Academic Hall Dome, Main floor of Academic Hall. Have you ever wondered how far you can see from the top of the Dome in Academic Hall? Attend one of the tours and find out.   

10:00am-9:00pm
Join your student for some fun recreation time! The Student Recreation Center is open all day with free access to families of Southeast students.

10:00am-5:00pm
Southeast Bookstore will be open so stop by to pick up your Redhawk Gear!

10:00am
River Campus Shuttles will run down to the River Campus all day for free; front of Kent Library
(Runs approximately every 30 minutes.)

10:00am
Athletics will have football tickets for sale in the University Center, 3rd floor; check out their table

10:00am-1:00pm      Family Festivities, University Center
                                               Enjoy DJ - David Creech of Diamond Sound
                                               Balloon Twisting and Face Painting; Sponsored by Student Activities Council   
                                              https://everythingbutthemime.com/act/lester-and-body-art-by-susan/
                                               Kent Library will be hosting various activities
                                              Walking maps of campus – pick one up at the Information Tent
                                              Disc Golf, pick up discs and score cards at the Information Tent to enjoy at Capaha Park
                                              Popcorn and cotton candy
                                              Photo Booth including a visit from Rowdy
                                              Much more to come!  Check back soon!

11:00am & 1:00pm      
Bus Tours of the Main Campus, River Campus and downtown area lasting approximately 45 minutes. Sign up at the information tent near the University Center. 

11:00am
Football Tailgate in front of Houck Stadium.

Kick-off the game with appearances by the Southeast Missouri State Marching Band, Sundancers, Cheerleaders and Rowdy! Also, cheer on the football team as they stroll around the stadium in the traditional Redhawks Walk. Personal tailgating space is available in the Wehking Alumni Center parking lots. Please see www.gosoutheast.com/parking for a map of game day parking lots. 

12:00-6:00pm
The pool, located in the Student Recreation Center, is open for free swim. This includes the climbing wall, zip line and hot tub! Access is free to all Southeast students and their families. 

1:00pm
Football Game vs. West Virginia State, Houck Stadium

Come cheer on your Redhawks Football team! Student admission is free with valid Redhawks ID.

Tickets range from $11-$20
Phone:  573-651-2113; Email:  tickets@semo.edu
http://gosoutheast.com/

Sunday, September 22, 2019

11:00am
Mass on the Terraces, Academic Terraces; Celebrate Family Weekend with a Catholic Mass on the Terraces, sponsored by Catholic Campus Ministry.

12:00-Midnight
Join your student for some fun recreation time! The Student Recreation Center is open all day with free access to families of Southeast students. 

12:00-8:00pm
The pool, located in the Student Recreation Center, is open for free swim. This includes the climbing wall, zip line, and hot tub! Access is free to all Southeast students and their families. 

2:00pm
SEMO Soccer vs Eastern Illinois; Houck Stadium; Cheer on the Redhawks Soccer team - student admission is free with their valid Redhawks ID.

 

Contact

573.651.5120
campuslife@semo.edu
University Center Room 414
Office of Campus Life
One University Plaza, MS 1250
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701