Faculty and Staff Resources

Opening Week is practically here! Just a few reminders to help you, and any students you may encounter, have the best possible experience as our campus community returns for Fall 2019.

August 5-9

  • Resident Assistants are already on campus for training.
  • Many of our student athletes and international students have begun arriving.

Sunday, August 11

Monday, August 12

  • International Orientation begins

Tuesday, August 13

  • SE101 Training (for faculty and staff who have registered to participate)

Wednesday, August 14

  • International student enrollment
  • OWL Training 
  • Move-in day volunteers arrive (more than 1,000 students are already in the residence halls by the end of the day)

Thursday, August 15

  • Move In Day!
  • Traffic on campus is carefully controlled on this day! The following road or lot closures may impact your travel to campus:
    • Limit traffic on Henderson Avenue between Broadway and Normal Avenue for pedestrian safety.
    • No traffic will be allowed down New Madrid Street past the intersection at Henderson Avenue (eastbound) or from the Sprigg Street intersection (westbound) from 7 a.m-2 p.m.
    • Greek Drive will be open to allow access to the parking near Rhodes Hall, Magill Hall, Johnson Hall and the Otto and Della Seabaugh Polytechnic Building.
    • Should you exit Greek Drive onto New Madrid Street, exercise extreme caution and be aware of possible congestion and delays as you enter traffic exiting the centralized process at the Student Recreation Center.
    • The following parking lots will be unavailable from 5 a.m. until 2 p.m.:
      • The Recreation Center guest 
      • Vandiver/Merick (1-21)
      • Houck Stadium (1-8 and 1-9)
      • Kent Library (1-20)
    • Staff parking availability:
      • Parking Lot 2-9, on the corner of Pacific Street and Normal Avenue and north of Grauel Building
      • Parking Lot 1-18, on College Hill
      • Parking Lot 1-25, south of the Forrest H. Rose Theatre along Watkins Drive
      • Staff are encouraged to avoid parking on College Hill to allow shuttles to safely pass.

Friday, August 16

  • All faculty and staff are invited to join us at Convocation!
    • Activities start at 11 am in the Show Me Center.
    • Formal program begins at noon with Dr. Vargas and inspirational speaker and best-selling author John O’Leary addressing the incoming class.

Saturday, August 17

Sunday, August 18

Monday, August 19 and Tuesday, August 20

  • Classes begin. Want to help new Redhawks find their way? Sign up to help at a Welcome Tent at one of five locations. https://signup.com/go/WDphdfC 

Textbook Rental 

The week before classes start: (fall & spring)
Monday – Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am-4:00pm
Sunday, 1:00pm-4:00pm

During the 1st week of classes: (fall & spring)
Monday and Tuesday, 7:30am-7:00pm
Wednesday and Thursday , 7:30am-6:00pm
Friday, 7:30am-5:00pm
Saturday, Sunday-Closed

Hours and other information can be found at https://semo.edu/textbookrental/contact/index.html 

Southeast Bookstore

The week before classes start: (fall & spring)
Monday – Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am-4:00pm
Sunday, 1:00pm-4:00pm

During the 1st week of classes: (fall & spring)
Monday and Tuesday, 7:30am-7:00pm
Wednesday and Thursday , 7:30am-6:00pm
Friday, 7:30am-5:00pm
Saturday, Sunday-Closed

Hours and other information can be found at https://www.bkstr.com/southeastmissouriststore/store-info-contact-us

ID Services

The week before classes start: (fall & spring)
Monday-Thursday, 8:00am-6:00pm
Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am-4:00pm
Sunday, 1:00pm-4:00pm

During the 1st week of classes: (fall & spring)
Monday - Thursday, 8:00am-8:00pm
Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday, Sunday-Closed

Hours and other information can be found at https://semo.edu/campuslife/idservices/

Parking Services 

The week before classes start: (fall & spring)
Monday – Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday, 10:00am-4:00pm

During the 1st week of classes: (fall & spring)
Monday – Friday, 7:30am-9:30pm

Hours and other information can be found at https://semo.edu/parking/

Please keep in mind that the August orientation operates on a different schedule than all other dates. 

August 16, 2019 Agenda

  • Student Schedule
    • 7:00-7:55am: Check-in for all students
      • Breakfast
      • ID Photos
      • SE Key Activation
    • 7:15am (Events by Invitation)
      • Honors Breakfast Begins
      • Academic Coaching Program Appointments
    • 8:00 am: Welcome 
    • 8:15 am: Academic Advising at Southeast: The Process, the Plan, and Your Southeast Schedule
    • 8:55 am: Setting Expectations: College Isn't Like The Movies
    • 9:10 am: Paying for College
    • 9:25am: Advising and Enrollment
    • 10:45am: Check out
    • 10:45-11:15am: Bus to Convocation
  • Parent/Guest/Family Schedule
    • 7:00-7:55am: Check-in
    • 8:00am: Welcome
    • 8:15 am: Academic Advising at Southeast: The Process, the Plan, and Your Southeast Schedule
    • 8:50am: Break and Transition
    • 8:55am: Providing Support to Your College Student
    • 9:20am: Health and Safety Panel
    • 9:45am: Break
    • 9:50am: Financing a College Education
    • 10:20am: Campus Services Panel
    • 10:45am: Check Out

Sign up sheets for November and January FirstSTEP Orientation events are sent in mid-October. Sign up sheets for February-July are sent in January. Sign up sheets for August are sent in late July. 

SPRING 2020

  • Friday, November 15, 2019
  • Thursday, January 16, 2020
    • Friday, January 17, 2020 as backup for weather purposes

FALL 2020

  • Saturday, February 29, 2020
  • Saturday, March 7, 2020
  • Friday, March 27, 2020
  • Saturday, April 25, 2020
  • Friday, May 29, 2020
  • Friday, June 12, 2020
  • Friday, June 26, 2020
  • Friday, July 17, 2020
  • Friday, August 21, 2020
    • Would be moved if academic calendar is modified

SPRING 2021

  • Friday, November 13, 2020
  • Thursday, January 14, 2021
    • Friday, January 15, 2021 as a backup for weather purposes

Sign up sheets for November and January FirstSTEP Orientation events are sent in mid-October. Sign up sheets for February-July are sent in January. Sign up sheets for August are sent in late July.

For dates for the current year, or the student links to registration, please view the Transfer Orientation page.

For a tentative agenda, please view the schedule here.

Sign up sheets for November are sent in mid-October. Sign up sheets for April-July are sent in mid-March.

SPRING 2020

  • Wednesday, November 6, 2019

FALL 2020

  • Wednesday, April 8, 2020
  • Wednesday, April 29, 2020
  • Wednesday, May 27, 2020
  • Wednesday, July 8, 2020

SPRING 2021 

  • Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Sign up sheets for November are sent in mid-October. Sign up sheets for April-July are sent in mid-March.

Engage in 8!
(also available in the Southeast app)

 Guide to Assist
(Handy, printable resource)

Contact

573.651.5166
nsp@semo.edu
Academic Hall 100D
New Student Programs
One University Plaza, MS 3550
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701