Faculty and Staff Resources

Opening Week is just around the corner! Just a few helpful 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, as well as many of our student athletes and international students have begun arriving.

Sunday, August 11

  • Meal plan service begins with dinner
  • Early arrivals begin moving into residence halls

Monday, August 12

  • International Orientation begins

Tuesday, August 13

  • SE101 Training (for faculty and staff who have registered to participate)
  • Greek students move into the residence halls

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!
    • Centralized move-in for all students arriving on this day is at the Student Recreation Center from 6am-2pm. Students should not go to their buildings until they have completed the check-in process. For more details, please visit https://semo.edu/pdf/ResLife-2018FallNewStudentMove-InGuide.pdf. For questions, please contact Residence Life at 573-651-2274
    • Vendor space for Move-In Day is still available. To register, please contact Allan Mauk at amauk@semo.edu
    • Volunteer opportunities are still available to help students move into their residence halls. Complete the form https://www.semo.edu/residencelife/resources/arrival to register.
  • Please remember that traffic on campus is carefully controlled on this day! The following road or lot closures may impact your travel to campus on that day, or the travel of any visitors to your office.
    • Please limit traffic on Henderson, particularly between Broadway and Normal, for pedestrian safety.
    • No traffic will be allowed down New Madrid Street past the intersection at Henderson Drive (eastbound) or from the Sprigg Street intersection (westbound) from 7am-2pm.
    • Greek Drive will be open to allow faculty and staff, as well as guests and students, access to the parking near Rhodes, Magill, Johnson and Polytech.
    • Should you exit Greek Drive onto New Madrid Street, please exercise extreme caution and be aware of possible congestion and delays as you enter traffic exiting the centralized process at the Recreation Center.
    • The following parking lots will be unavailable from 5am until 2pm:
      • The Recreation Center guest lot
      • The lot at Vandiver/Merick (1-21)
      • The lot at Houck Stadium (1-8 and 1-9)
      • The lot at Kent Library (1-20)
      • The spaces along Dearmont Ct adjacent to the UC (1-23) and Dearmont's east side alley (1-24)
      • Staff are encouraged to use lots 2-9 (on Pacific Street), 1-18 and 1-19 (off College Hill), and 1-25 (Grauel) on this day. Additionally, 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.

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 four locations. https://signup.com/go/mcGMrhD

2019 hours coming soon. 2018 hours below for reference. 

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 – Wednesday 7:30am-7:00pm
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 – Wednesday 7:30am-7:00pm
Thursday, 7:30am-6:00pm
Friday, 7:30am-5:00pm
Saturday, 11:00am - 3:00pm
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, 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday-Thursday, 8:00am-800pm
Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am-5:00pm
Sunday, 1:00pm-4:00pm

During the 1st week of classes (fall & spring) - Return to normal hours.

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 – Thursday, 7:30am-5:30pm
Friday, 7:30am-5:00pm

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 17, 2018 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 (Deborah Below)
    • 8:25am: Setting Expectations: College Isn't Like The Movies
    • 8:45am: Paying for College
    • 9:00am: Jump Start Your Southeast Schedule
    • 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
    • 8:20am: Break and Transition
    • 8:25am: Providing Support to Your College Student
    • 8:50am: Career and Academic Advising (For Parents!)
    • 9:15am: Health and Safety Panel
    • 9:45am: Break
    • 9:50am: Financing a College Education
    • 10:20am: Campus Services
    • 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