We know college is an exciting time and full of transitions. Southeast Missouri State University offers orientation programs to help each student successfully navigate their time here!

First STEP

First STEP Orientation is for new incoming SEMO students and a great way to introduce you to the Southeast community! We will set up a time for you to meet your academic advisor and assist you in creating your schedule for your first semester. Sign up for your orientation today!

 Orientation for All Students

  • Transfer Orientation

    At Southeast, we are committed to making the transition to our campus community easier for you! Transfer Orientation is open for all students who have completed 24 or more college credit hours prior to enrollment at Southeast. This optional program helps familiarize students and guests with academic guidelines and campus services available at Southeast. 
  •  Online Orientation

    Southeast Online provides you with the same reputable college courses taught by the University’s exceptional faculty without ever having to set foot on campus. Online orientation is for students who will attend SEMO fully online and helps you get started on your education goals. Get your degree with classes that work with your schedule! 
  •  International Orientation

    International Student Orientation is designed to help you get acquainted with and succeed at Southeast. This program, along with other ongoing services offered on campus, enables students to feel welcome and comfortable. Orientation helps new students learn how the University works, find and use resources, and meet fellow students and University staff who play an important role during students' time here.
  •  Regional Orientation

    SEMO has regional options for students who want to stay closer to their hometown for college! We offer 10 degree options at our Kennett and Sikeston locations. Students attending the regional campuses should contact their advisor at your location for more orientation information.  

Camp Redhawk

Camp Redhawk is a summer leadership camp for new students entering their first semester at Southeast Missouri State University! It will offer an introduction to campus life and traditions, immerse you in school spirit, and introduce you to other new Redhawks. Here, you will become more familiar with the campus and community where you will spend your next four years.

Meet the Team

Meet the Orientation Team of Southeast Missouri State University.

Academic Hall 100D
Mailing Address
One University Plaza, MS 3550
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701