The University community enthusiastically welcomes you to Southeast Missouri State University! To assist in your transition to campus, the “Engage in 8!” program is designed to engage you in a wide array of opportunities.

Welcome to Southeast!

Whether it’s attending a theatre production, playing intramurals, going to worship, or joining a student organization, take time to explore the variety of programs and events created with you in mind. “Engage in 8!” events have appeal for all students from first year to graduate, domestic to international, traditional to non-traditional. We want you to feel comfortable attending any event as you get to know and become a part of the Southeast community.

The schedule is updated on a regular basis. Check back often for updates.

Responsible Redhawks

Southeast is committed to promoting a community of Responsible Redhawks – a community that encourages a holistic, healthy environment. Programs that support this initiative are denoted throughout the publication. As with all events, we encourage you to try new experiences, meet new people, and become involved in your University. We look forward to seeing you on campus and participating in the opportunities it has to offer!

Opening Week

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Move-In Bash

  • Location: Kent Library Portico and Normal St.
    Time: 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Campus Life & Event Services
  • Join us in a night of fun to kick off the new school year with a DJ, Ty's Shaved Ice, a Scavenger Hunt, Trivia and more!

Bingo

  • Location: University Center Ballroom
    Time: 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.
    Sponsored by:  Campus Life & Event Services
  • Have fun playing Bingo for great prizes as a part of the Move-In Bash!

eSports Arena Event 

  • Location: eSports Arena, Main Floor of Towers Complex
    Time: 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.
    Sponsored by: eSports
  • Head to the eSports Arena for an Open House event during the Move-In Bash!

S'mores Galore

  • Location: Ignite House (415 N. Pacific St. across from Grauel)
    Time: 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.
    Sponsored by:  Ignite Campus Ministry
  • Come hang out with lots of new people around a few campfires and enjoy as many smores as your stomach can handle. This will be a low-key, fun environment to meet and hang out with new people. Bring your new friends and have a great night.

Learn About SEMO eSports and Super Smash Bros. Tournament

  • Location: The Arena. Located on the first floor of Towers Complex.
    Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Sponsored by:  SEMO eSports
  • Come learn about SEMO eSports! We have 11 competitive teams (League of Legends, Valorant, Overwatch, Rocket League, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and more), which are always recruiting! Take your gaming talents to the collegiate level! Also, stick around for the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament!

Welcome Back BBQ

  • Location: Academic Terraces
    Time: 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    Sponsored by:  Catholic Campus Ministry - St. John Henry Newman Center
  • BBQ and friends...two of the best things in life...will be featured as you look for reasons to not organize stuff in your room. Yard game competitions too!

Ice Cream Pigout

  • Location: TBD
    Time: 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Student Government
  • Join us in the annual Ice Cream Pigout to meet all of your ice cream needs and to meet new people.

Speed Friending

  • Location: TBD
    Time: 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Student Activities Council
  • Find us at the Ice Cream Pigout for a fun and engaging way to meet new people and maybe even make a few new friends!

Ultimate Volleyball

  • Location: Parker Field
    Time: 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
    Sponsored by:  Ignite Campus Ministry
  • Do you like playing sand volleyball? What about Ultimate Frisbee? Maybe you just like enjoying a cool snack and good music while you watch others play. This is a great time to have fun and meet new people to wrap up a busy day before classes begin on Monday. We'll have games and a few give-aways as well.

Service Event

  • Location: Riverfront Market
    Time: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sponsored by:  Campus Life & Event Services
  • Join us in a volunteer opportunity by giving some time to help out at the Riverfront Market in Downtown Cape. Contact Julia Thompson via email at juliathompson@oldtowncape.org or by phone at (573) 382-0539 to sign up or learn more! This is a great way to plug into the Cape community through service.

Involvement Fair

  • Location: Normal Street Median
    Time: 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Sponsored by:  Campus Life & Event Services
  • Come on out to learn what the campus has to offer in student groups. It is a great way to connect with groups you find interesting and get plugged in early. You won't want to miss it!

Carnival

  • Location: Normal Street Median
    Time: 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Sponsored by:  Campus Life & Event Services
  • During the Involvement Fair we will have some carnival food and games that are sure to be a great time with friends. Come check it out!

Welcome Back Candlelit Mass and Meal

  • Location: St. John Henry Newman Center - 512 N Pacific (across from Academic Terraces)
    Time: 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
    Sponsored by:  Catholic Campus Ministry - St. John Henry Newman Center
  • Join us for the evening as we celebrate our first student Mass in our beautiful and newly consecrated chapel. The candlelit Mass will be followed by a home-cooked community meal that'll be better than any dorm food you'll eat for the rest of the semester!

BSC Open House

  • Location: Baptist Student Center (909 Normal Avenue)
    Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Sponsored by:  Baptist Student Center
  • Drop in and tour the BSC! We will have snacks, desserts, and games! Meet Dr. G!

Divine Worship

  • Location: Lutheran Chapel of Hope
    Time: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Lutheran Student Fellowship
  • Come join us for Divine Worship from the Lutheran Service Book! All are welcome, you don't have to be Lutheran.

Welcome Back Picnic

  • Location: TBD
    Time: TBD
    Sponsored by:  Campus Life & Event Services
  • Join us in the Welcome Back Picnic for good food and a chance to connect with others. Can't wait to see you there!

Week 1

Welcome Back with Gamma Sigma Sigma

  • Location: University Center, 3rd Floor Lobby
    Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Gamma Sigma Sigma
  • Come to the UC from 11-1 pm and get some candy from Gamma Sigma Sigma as a warm welcome to start the Fall ‘21 Semester off right!

First-year Leadership Program (FyLP) Info Table

  • Location: Towers Complex, in front of Towers Cafe
    Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Southeast Leadership Programs, Campus Life & Event Services
  • Stop by for some freebies and talk with a few of the student leaders who will be facilitating the First-year Leadership Program (FyLP), a six-week program of fun, active sessions from September - October for any new SEMO students who want to explore their personal leadership strengths while connecting with others. Submit the online FyLP Registration Form by September 7.

Discover Downtown

  • Location: We'll begin at the Ignite House (415 N. Pacific St. across from Grauel) and then spread around town
    Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Ignite Campus Ministry
  • Do you want to become more familiar with downtown and with campus? Where places are located and what's out there? Then join us for a fun game where we'll do a poker run. You can meet new people, win prizes, and feel more comfortable about getting around Cape. Everyone is invited to join us.

BSC Open House

  • Location: Baptist Student Center (909 Normal Avenue)
    Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Baptist Student Center
  • Drop by the BSC for some snacks and desserts. Games! Tour the BSC. Meet Dr. G. Join the movement!

Rootbeer Floats

  • Location: Lutheran Chapel of Hope
    Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Lutheran Student Fellowship
  • Come on by the Lutheran Chapel of Hope (on Greek Hill behind Dearmont) for some free Rootbeer Floats!

Backyard Games

  • Location: Parker Field
    Time: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Chi Alpha Campus Ministry
  • Come play some fun outdoor games like cornhole and more! Meet some new friends on campus!

Glow in the Dark Wiffle Ball

  • Location: Parker Field
    Time: 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Room for IMPROVment
  • Come hang out with Room for IMPROVment and play some glow in the dark wiffle ball! We will have glow sticks, food, and music, so why not come hang out?

Black Faculty and Staff Meet and Greet

Location: Dempster Hall Atrium
Time: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Sponsored by: Office of Institutional Equity & Diversity

The members of the Black Faculty and Staff Alliance will be hosting a Welcome Back Bash event to connect with African-American and minority freshman and transfer students. This will provide students an opportunity to meet African-American faculty and staff at Southeast while forming positive, beneficial, and everlasting connections! Refreshments will be provided.

LGBTQ+ Ally Picnic

  • Location: Academic Terraces (Rain plan is Kent Library Portico)
    Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Office of Institutional Equity & Diversity and LGBTQ+ Resource Center
  • Allies of the LGBTQ+ community show their support at the LGBTQ+ Picnic for free lunch, information, and to meet like-minded people. Everyone is welcome! Faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members are all encouraged to attend.

LGBTQ+ Ally Photo

  • Location: Academic Hall Steps
    Time: 12:15 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Office of Institutional Equity & Diversity
  • 8th Annual LGBTQ+ Ally photo taken to showcase the LGBTQ+ support on our campus.

Taste of the World

  • Location: University Center, 3rd Floor Lobby
    Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Campus Life & Event Services
  • Explore the world through food! Come to the UC lobby to try free samples of some cultural food & drinks made by SEMO's international & multicultural students and faculty/staff! This is a small taste of our annual Carpe Diem cultural diversity celebration, which will be at the Student Recreation Center in the evening on Saturday, November 13 mark your calendars now!

First-year Leadership Program (FyLP) Info Table

  • Location: Normal Ave. Median between UC and AC
    Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Southeast Leadership Programs, Campus Life & Event Services
  • Stop by for some freebies and talk with a few of the student leaders who will be facilitating the First-year Leadership Program (FyLP), a six-week program of fun, active sessions from September - October for any new SEMO students who want to explore their personal leadership strengths while connecting with others. Submit the online FyLP Registration Form by September 7.

Ignite Worship under the Tent

  • Location: Under the tent beside the Ignite House (415 N. Pacific St. - across from Grauel Building)
    Time: 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Ignite Campus Ministry
  • We'll kick off the start of the school year with a great night of worship. Great live music, many new people, a few games and snacks, and an encouraging message for all of us to begin the school year together. Everyone is invited to join us in a welcoming and safe environment.

Hawaiian Ice Social

  • Location: Crisp Museum Lobby, River Campus
    Time: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Crisp Museum
  • Cool off with an icy treat. check out the museum and make new friends.

First Free Wednesday NOON Lunch of the Fall Semester

  • Location: Baptist Student Center (909 Normal Avenue)
    Time: 11:59 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Baptist Student Center
  • The BSC hosts free lunches every Wednesday all semester. Put us on your schedule. Drop by and make a new friend! 

Bible Study

  • Location: Lutheran Chapel of Hope
    Time: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Lutheran Student Fellowship
  • Come join us for free lunch and Bible Study! All are welcome! We are behind Dearmont!

¡Bienvenidos a nuestra comunidad! Meet 'n Greet for Latino Students, Faculty and Staff

  • Location: Dempster Hall Atrium
    Time: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Office of Institutional Equity & Diversity and Student Organization of Latinos (SOL)
  • This event invites all Latino students, faculty, and staff to come together to learn about programs and resources specific to Latino populations both on campus and in the community. The event is open to the University community. Sponsored by the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

Movie Night under the Tent

  • Location: Under the tent beside the Ignite House (415 N. Pacific St. across from Grauel)
    Time: 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. 
    Sponsored by: Ignite Campus Ministry
  • Give your mind a break and come enjoy the movie SOUL from Disney/Pixar. We'll be projecting under the big tent with comfortable seating and there will be fresh popcorn and cool drinks. This will be a laid back environment where you can enjoy the movie and meet new people. 

Dust Tag

  • Location: Parker Field
    Time: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Chi Alpha Campus Ministry
  • Come play a capture the flag and tag style game while meeting some new friends on campus!

Tutorial Database is Live

  • Location: Online 
    Sponsored by: Learning Assistance Programs
  • Students can begin submitting tutorial requests on Friday, August 27, 2021. Spots fill up fast, submit your tutorial request today!

Fall Fish Fry

  • Location: Capaha Park Shelter 3
    Time: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Lynwood College Ministry
  • Come join us in the park for free food and free fun! We will be serving fried fish and french fries under pavilion 3 near the baseball field, straight across from Normal Ave. Play some great park games such as cornhole, frisbee, and more as you connect with other students and enjoy some great food!

Root Beer Kegger (Fitz's root beer on tap)

  • Location: Academic Terraces
    Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Catholic Campus Ministry - St. John Henry Newman Center
  • An annual favorite at the end of your first week on campus. Join us for good fun and root beer floats (a preview for our Current River float trip on September 11).

First-year Leadership Program (FyLP) Info Table

  • Location: University Center, 3rd Floor Lobby
    Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sponsored by:  Southeast Leadership Programs, Campus Life & Event Services
  • Stop by for some freebies and talk with a few of the student leaders who will be facilitating the First-year Leadership Program (FyLP), a six-week program of fun, active sessions from September - October for any new SEMO students who want to explore their personal leadership strengths while connecting with others. Submit the online FyLP Registration Form by September 7.

Ultimate Frisbee Night

  • Location: Upper Bertling
    Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Lutheran Student Fellowship
  • Come join the Lutheran Student Fellowship for some Ultimate Frisbee! No experience required!

Mingle at the Museum

  • Location: Crisp Museum
    Time: 5 p.m.  - 7 p.m. 
    Sponsored by: Crisp Museum
  • See the museum in a new light, there will be hands on activities, demonstrations, take away crafts and food. Bring a friend and have fun at the museum.

Fault Line Film Screenings

  • Location: Rose Theatre
    Time: 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Department of Mass Media, Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance
  • Join the Departments of Mass Media and Theatre and the Conservatory of Theatre and Dance as we showcase student-produced films from the 11th annual Fault Line Film Festival. Enjoy free popcorn and come early for your chance to win door prizes. Learn more about the annual event

First Family Meal

  • Location: Baptist Student Center, Downstairs (909 Normal Avenue)
    Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Baptist Student Center
  • Join us for an evening meal and time of conversation and sharing.

Night at the Museum

  • Location: Crisp Museum
    Time: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Crisp Museum
  • See the museum in a fresh light. There will be hands on activities, demonstrations, take away crafts, and food. Bring a friend and have fun at the museum.

Week 2

Tutorial and SI Sessions Begin

  • Location: N/A
    Sponsored by: Learning Assistance Programs
  • Tutorial and SI sessions begin today! We look forward to assisting you in your educations pursuits this semester!

Glee Club Auditions

  • Location: University Center, Mississippi Room
    Time: 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. 
    Sponsored by: Glee Club
  • Come out and audition for Glee Club! Our group sings and dances with a wide variety of genres and styles of music, both accompanied and a cappella. We're for anyone, no matter your background or skill level. We're like a big family, and we'd love for you to be part of it!

First Family Meal

  • Location: Baptist Student Center, Downstairs (909 Normal Avenue)
    Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Baptist Student Center
  • Join us for an evening meal and sharing. Learn from one another by breaking bread together. 

Gamma Sigma Sigma Rush

  • Location: TBD
    Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Gamma Sigma Sigma
  • Come get to know the service sorority on campus! We would love to see you there, and are super excited to grow in this upcoming year!

First-year Leadership Program (FyLP) Info Table

  • Location: Towers Complex, in front of Towers Cafe
    Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Southeast Leadership Programs, Campus Life & Event Services
  • Stop by for some freebies and talk with a few of the student leaders who will be facilitating the First-year Leadership Program (FyLP), a six-week program of fun, active sessions from September - October for any new SEMO students who want to explore their personal leadership strengths while connecting with others. Submit the online FyLP Registration Form by September 7.

Free Cook-out and Games

  • Location: Under the tent beside the Ignite House (415 N. Pacific St. across from Grauel)
    Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Ignite Campus MInistry
  • The professional dads will be out grilling juicy, marinated chicken and we'll have lots of homemade sides for a wonderful, FREE, cook-out. There will be plenty of food and many new people for you to meet and enjoy getting to know. Take a break from your meal plans and come have fun with us.

Dorm Decor

  • Location: Crisp Museum
    Time: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Crisp Museum
  • Amazing Dorm Decor from Cardboard DIY furnishings will make your dorm room unlike anyone else's. Reduce, recycle and reuse, seek and find creativity in what others call waste. You can store more in less space utilizing corners, those between areas, or high and low bare spots. Drop in Crisp Museum and see some crafty finished examples to inspire you such as, organizers, shelving, containers, a cabinet, bedside table, photo displayers, racks, and more. Participate in the group project build going on at the museum to get the feel of it. Then enter the raffles to win some pieces.

Part-Time Expo

  • Location: University Center Lobby
    Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Office of Career Services
  • Do you need a part-time job this fall? Plan to attend the Part-Time Expo in the University Center Lobby on Tuesday, August 31, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.! Stop by and meet with a variety of local employers who are seeking part-time employees. Bring a stack of resumes and be ready to apply!

Holy Marathon, Batman!

  • Location: Lutheran Chapel of Hope
    Time: 6:45 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Lutheran Student Fellowship
  • Come join the Lutheran Student Fellowship for a streaming of the 1960's Batman TV show! We're even bringing out the fire pit for some hotdogs and s'mores!

Gamma Sigma Sigma Rush

  • Location: TBD
    Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Gamma Sigma Sigma
  • Come get to know the service sorority on campus! We would love to see you there, and are super excited to grow in this upcoming year!

Ponies on Parker

  • Location: Parker Field
    Time: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Rehawks Equestrian Team
  • Ponies on Parker is a live riding demonstration done by current Equestrian Team members in both English and Western disciplines. This event is free and open to all students! Come meet a couple of our awesome horses and see what we are all about!

Dog Day with Gamma Sigma Sigma

  • Location: University Center, 3rd Floor Lobby
    Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Gamma Sigma Sigma and Humane Society of Southeast Missouri
  • Come make a dog toy with the Humane Society of Southeast from 11-1 pm on the third floor of the UC and enjoy some puppy love afterward some toy making! Service Hours will be provided to anyone who makes a dog toy. Donations are requested, Cash, card, or donations from the shelter.

Glee Club Auditions

  • Location: University Center, Ballroom A
    Time: 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. 
    Sponsored by: Glee Club
  • Come out and audition for Glee Club! Our group sings and dances with a wide variety of genres and styles of music, both accompanied and a cappella. We're for anyone, no matter your background or skill level. We're like a big family, and we'd love for you to be part of it!

Gamma Sigma Sigma Rush

  • Location: TBD
    Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Gamma Sigma Sigma
  • Come get to know the service sorority on campus! We would love to see you there, and are super excited to grow in this upcoming year!

First-year Leadership Program (FyLP) Info Table

  • Location: University Center, 3rd Floor Lobby
    Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Southeast Leadership Programs, Campus Life & Event Services
  • Stop by for some freebies and talk with a few of the student leaders who will be facilitating the First-year Leadership Program (FyLP), a six-week program of fun, active sessions from September - October for any new SEMO students who want to explore their personal leadership strengths while connecting with others. Submit the online FyLP Registration Form by September 7.

Game Night

  • Location: University Center, 4th floor (Ballroom, Indian room, Redhawk room)
    Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Ignite Campus Ministry
  • Video Games! Board Games! Card Games! Kahoot! This will be a fun night with all your favorite games and a few new ones you've never heard of before. We'll have music, snacks, a few prizes, and a great environment to meet new friends as you find your new places at SEMO.

Agape Table Talk with Dr. G (Parables of Jesus)

  • Location: Baptist Student Center, Downstairs (909 Normal Avenue)
    Time: 
    6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
    Sponsored by: 
    Baptist Student Center
  • Dr. G will be teaching and leading a discussion about one parable of Jesus during these sessions. The teaching and discussion will be around an evening meal. Come and join us for meal and a discussion. Bring a friend!

Just Dance Night

  • Location: University Center Program Lounge
    Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Ukulele Club
  • Come hang out and have a good time with ukulele club and play just dance! We will have snacks, music, and obviously dancing, so come hang out and meet your new dance partners!

Gamma Sigma Sigma Rush

  • Location: TBD
    Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Gamma Sigma Sigma
  • Come get to know the service sorority on campus! We would love to see you there, and are super excited to grow in this upcoming year!

TBD

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Week 3

Rest from Your Labor with BBQ

  • Location: Capaha Park, Shelter 3
    Time: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Catholic Campus Ministry - St. John Henry Newman Center
  • After the first two weeks of school, Labor Day is perfect for resting and BBQ that someone else cooks! Jesus said, Come to me all who labor... so our event will begin with an outdoor Mass at 5:15pm. The heavenly meal will be followed by BBQ. In the event of rain, Mass and BBQ will be served at the Newman Center.

First-year Leadership Program (FyLP) Info Table

  • Location: University Center, 3rd Floor Lobby
    Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Southeast Leadership Programs, Campus Life & Event Services
  • Stop by for some freebies and talk with a few of the student leaders who will be facilitating the First-year Leadership Program (FyLP), a six-week program of fun, active sessions from September - October for any new SEMO students who want to explore their personal leadership strengths while connecting with others. Submit the online FyLP Registration Form by TODAY, September 7.

Alex's Lemonade Stand

  • Location: Outside in front of Kent Library Fountain
    Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Gamma Sigma SIgma
  • Come outside by the fountain in front of Kent Library from 11-1 pm to get some free lemonade and learn about Alex’s Lemonade stand and the fight against Childhood Cancer.

Health and Wellness Fair

  • Location: UC, 3rd Floor Lobby
    Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Office of the Dean of Students, Center for Behavioral Health and Accessibility, Redhawk Educators, Campus Violence Prevention Program and Alcohol and Substance Awareness Coalition
  • A number of presenters from campus and from the community will share information and give-a-ways in support of health, mental health, and overall wellness. Students will have the opportunity to hear about resources available to them, and will have the opportunity to do health/mental health screenings. Music and light refreshments are planned, along with the chance to interact and learn in a relaxed and fun environment.

Campus Wide Worship

  • Location: Academic Terraces
    Time: 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Ignite Campus Ministry
  • This will be a great night for everyone to come out and worship together on campus. We will have great live music from some of the areas most talented musicians and worship leaders. We will have a guest speaker and there will be students from many different campus ministries and local churches. Snacks, music, new people to meet, and the creation of a great new memory all await you at Campus Wide Worship.

TBD

Trivia Night hosted by LCM

  • Location: University Center, Main Redhawks
    Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Lynwood College Ministry
  • A fun filled night with trivia, snacks, and a guaranteed good time. Recruit a team for trivia rounds such as guess the childhood theme song, family feud, movies, and more!! Bring your friends and your A-Game!

Ping Pong Tournament

  • Location: Ignite House (415 N. Pacific St. across from Grauel)
    Time: 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Ignite Campus Ministry 
  • If ping pong is your game, come show your chops. We'll have multiple tables set up for you to showcase your skill (or just to have fun). We'll have other fun card and board games going on as well and several free drinks and snacks to keep you going. Meet some new friends and who knows, you might decide to continue playing ping pong throughout the semester. Everyone is invited!

Fall Soiree

  • Location: Lutheran Chapel of Hope
    Time: 7 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Lutheran Student Fellowship
  • Come have some fun! There will be dancing, board games, fire pit, you name it! Including a dance instructor to teach a German waltz. Dress up if you want to! Hope to see you there!

River Float Trip (Current River, not Mississippi!)

  • Location: St. John Henry Newman Center - 512 N Pacific (across from Academic Terraces)
    Time: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Catholic Campus Ministry - St. John Henry Newman Center
  • See the Ozark Scenic Riverway with friends as we float the clear and cool Current River in Van Buren, Missouri. We will gather at the Newman Center on campus at 8am and share rides to Van Buren. It's an all day event that'll require sunscreen and shades. Cost is $25 and advance registration is required. To reserve your spot on the river, email semocatholic@gmail.com by Tuesday, September 7.

TBD

Week 4

Explore Alpha

  • Location: Ignite House (415 N. Pacific St. across from Grauel)
    Time: 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Ignite Campus Ministry 
  • Enjoy a FREE meal while trying out Alpha. Alpha is a world-wide program created to help people ask questions about life and to explore what faith is. There is zero commitment required to come get a taste for what Alpha is and if it will be the right thing for you. Everyone is welcome to this no pressure environment.

TBD

Alex's Lemonade Stand

  • Location: Outside in front of Kent Library Fountain
    Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Gamma Sigma SIgma
  • Come outside by the fountain in front of Kent Library from 11-1 p.m. to get some free lemonade and learn about Alex’s Lemonade stand and the fight against Childhood Cancer

Math Club Meet and Greet

  • Location: Johnson Hall 219
    Time: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Math Club
  • Come get to know the Math Club as well as find out a bit more about our meetings! You don't have to be a math major to come, (in fact, a lot of the club aren't math majors). There will be food provided! We hope to see you there!

Spoons Night!

  • Location: University Center, Tribute Room
    Time: 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Sponsored by: The Hand We've Been Dealt
  • Come join us for a game of spoons! Completely free to play! Who will be the last man standing?

Game Night at the Museum

  • Location: Crisp Museum
    Time: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Crisp Museum
  • The museum is hosting a fun evening with classic games. Check out the museum, bring a friend, meet new people, relax and have fun. Popcorn and light snacks will be provided.

Department of Mass Media Scavenger Hunt

  • Location: Grauel Building Main Lobby
    Time: 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Department of Mass Media
  • Grab your phones and a couple of friends and join us for a campus scavenger hunt that will take you around the main campus, Rust Center for Media, and River Campus. Don't have any friends yet? No problem -- we'll assign you to a group before the event begins. We'll meet outside of Grauel at 10:30 a.m. to form/assign groups. the event begins at 11. Winning teams will earn prizes!

TBD

Liturgical Worship with the Church of No Name

  • Location: Baptist Student Center Chapel (909 Normal Avenue)
    Time: 5 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. 
    Sponsored by: Baptist Student Center
  • Do you like candles, prayers, chanting, music, and readings as a part of worship? This group meets on the third Sunday of every week in the BSC Chapel. The Church of No Name is led by Southeast alumni Josh and Alyssa Smith and is a small church that has recently started in Cape. All students and university community members are welcome. You can hang around for family meal afterwards!

Week 5

TBD

Campus Scavenger Hunt

  • Location: University Center, Heritage Room
    Time: 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Lynwood Campus Ministry
  • Come join us for our team photo scavenger hunt! Each task will be worth a certain number of points and the team that finishes first or has the most number of points by the end of 1 hour will be our winners. The top 2 teams will win a prize. All of the locations will be on SEMO main campus - vehicles are allowed. Recruit a team and invite your friends!

TBD

Alex's Lemonade Stand

  • Location: Outside in front of Kent Library Fountain
    Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Gamma Sigma SIgma
  • Come outside by the fountain in front of Kent Library from 11-1 p.m. to get some free lemonade and learn about Alex’s Lemonade stand and the fight against Childhood Cancer.

Game Night

  • Location: River Campus, Crisp Museum
    Time: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Crisp Museum
  • The museum is hosting a fun evening with classic games! Check out the museum, bring a friend, meet new people, relax and have fun. Popcorn will be provided.

Breakfast with the President

  • Location: Kent Library Portico
    Time: 9:30 a.m.
    Sponsored by: Campus Life & Event Services
  • As a part of Family Weekend come on out for a breakfast experience with SEMO's President, Dr. Vargas.

Family Weekend Mass and Potluck Brunch

  • Location: St. John Henry Newman Center - 512 N Pacific (across from Academic Terraces)
    Time: 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Catholic Campus Ministry - St. John Henry Newman Center
  • Prove to your parents that you know where our beautiful new chapel is located. Join us for the annual Family Weekend Mass with community Brunch to immediately follow. Bring your favorite homemade dish (or a bag of chips).

Week 6

September 27

  • TBD

September 29

Supper Stories

  • Location: Ignite House (415 N. Pacific St. across from Grauel)
    Time: 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Ignite Campus Ministry
  • Come enjoy a wonderful home-cooked meal for Free and hear a fellow student share a story about their time here at SEMO. Fun, safe, welcoming environment for everyone to enjoy a mid-week meal and meet some new friends.

Mass Media #greenscreenchallenge

  • Location: Rust Center for Media, 325 Broadway
    Time: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Department of Mass Media
  • Come stand in front of our green screen at the Rust Center for Media and be dropped into a scene from an iconic ad, news event or movie scene. Enjoy mocktails, games and special treats while you wait. Follow, like and share your favorite videos on the Department of Mass Media's Tiktok account.

September 30

  • TBD

October 1

First Friday with the Arts

  • Location: Crisp Museum
    Time: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Crisp Museum
  • Stop in, socialize and check out the newest exhibition featuring artist Louise Marler. Refreshments will be provided. Make the museum part of your SEMO first Friday tradition.

October 2 

  • TBD

October 3

  • TBD

Week 7

October 4

  • TBD

October 5

Fall Festival

  • Location: Parker Field
    Time: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Ignite Campus Ministry
  • Pumpkins! Puppies! Photo booths! Music! Games and Prizes! Free Food! This will be a great time to enjoy the beginning of Fall with some of your favorites. Take a break from school and before you leave for Fall Break come enjoy a new SEMO tradition of the Fall Festival. Everyone is invited.

October 6

  • TBD

October 7

  • TBD

October 8

  • TBD

October 9

  • TBD

October 10 

  • TBD

Week 8

October 11

Good Luck on Midterms

  • Location: University Center, 3rd Floor Lobby
    Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sponsored by: Gamma Sigma Sigma
  • Come visit the UC from 11-1 p.m. to start your midterms off right with some candy motivation from Gamma Sigma Sigma.

October 13

  • TBD

October 14

  • TBD

October 15

  • TBD

October 17 

  • TBD