See the latest updates and information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, including a list of University contact information at semo.edu/covid19.
The Student Financial Services department provides comprehensive and professional service in order to finance your education. The SFS website provides extensive information for most of your general questions. Please utilize this site for data regarding fees, billing, financial aid, scholarships, loans, refunds, etc. Contact Student Financial Services in Academic Hall, Room 019, 573.651.2253, email firstname.lastname@example.org or online using the following links:
Overview of aid programs, including where to find state grant sources https://www.semo.edu/sfs/financialaid
Information on aid available to specific student types https://semo.edu/sfs/students.html
Study Abroad costs may be included when calculating federal loan eligibility provided the coursework is considered part of the student's program of study at a U.S. school. Students must provide documentation of the additional expenses and that the study abroad coursework applies to the student's course of study (major). Contact Student Financial Services with any questions.
The university adheres to a code of conduct regarding relationships with providers of private educational loans. https://www.semo.edu/pdf/SFS_CodeOfConduct.pdf .
Southeast does not have a Preferred Lender Arrangement. Information on private education loans can be found at https://semo.edu/sfs/financialaid/loans/private-loans.html
This form can be obtained by contacting Student Financial Services.
This is the term used to denote a student’s successful completion of course work toward a certificate or degree. Students must maintain specific academic progress requirements to be eligible for financial aid. https://www.semo.edu/sfs/financialaid/progress.htm
Financial aid is disbursed (released) to students in different ways depending on the type of aid and other factors. https://www.semo.edu/sfs/balances.htm
A student can find information about all his student loans—Direct Loans, FFEL Program Loans, and Federal Perkins Loans—by accessing the Department of Education's National Student Loan Data System at: www.nslds.ed.gov or by calling toll-free (800)999-8219. An FSA ID is needed to access NSLDS.
Students may receive deferment or cancellation of loans for volunteer service such as Peace Corps, Armed Services, etc.: https://www.semo.edu/sfs/financialaid/loans.htm
According to the Federal Trade Commission, perpetrators of financial aid fraud often use the following lines to sell their scholarship services; students should avoid any scholarship service or website that says the following:
If you believe you’ve been the victim of scholarship fraud, wish to file a complaint, or want more information, call 1.877.FTC.HELP or see www.ftc.gov/scholarshipscams
As required by National Voter Registration Act and the Higher Education Act, Southeast
Missouri State University encourages students who meet voter registration guidelines
to register to vote and participate in the democratic process for all federal and
state elections. Voter Registration Qualifications include: 17 ½ years of age to register,
18 years of age to vote, U.S. Citizen, and Missouri Resident.
Missouri residents can access the forms necessary to register to vote at: www.sos.mo.gov/elections/goVoteMissouri/register.aspx .
Additional information can be found on the Missouri Secretary of State's website at: