Southeastern CoVid-19 Communications

COVID Booster Shot Updates

October 06, 2021

COVID booster shots have now been approved for certain individuals who have received the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine.…


Immunization Update Required in LEONet to Remove Registration Hold

September 29, 2021

On August 23, 2021, the Louisiana Department of Health added COVID-19 to the schedule of required immunizations for students. As a result, you must update documentation of co…


With FDA Vaccine Approval, COVID-19 Added to Schedule of Required Immunizations for Students

August 23, 2021

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted full approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for people age 16 and over. Since December of 2020, the Pfizer vaccine ha…


Campus COVID-19 Update

August 17, 2021

I know we are all concerned about the current surge of COVID-19 cases and the Delta variant, especially as we approach the beginning of classes this week. Accordingly, I want…


Take Your Shot for 100 Dollars!

August 16, 2021

Beginning tomorrow, upon the first dose (or second does for those with only one dose) of the vaccination, students will receive a $100 Visa card, while supplies last. After re…


Campus Operational Parameters – Fall 2021

August 11, 2021

As previously announced, Southeastern is planning in-person campus operations for the 2021 Fall Semester. The following operational parameters are implemented until further n…


Student COVID-19 Update

August 03, 2021

We have all been looking forward to more personal interactions as part of the upcoming fall semester, including the in-person classes, labs, events and activities that make fo…


Message from System President, Dr. Jim Henderson

August 02, 2021

As we near the beginning of the fall term, we find ourselves in a fourth wave of rapidly increasing COVID-19 infection and hospitalization. The scientific community continues …


Student COVID-19 Update

July 29, 2021

Because of the recent surge in COVID cases and hospitalizations, effective immediately, Southeastern will require face masks indoors regardless of vaccination status.…


Don't Wait. Vaccinate! Win Prizes!

July 27, 2021

In order to encourage students who are not yet vaccinated and to reward those who are, Southeastern has launched, “Don’t Wait. Vaccinate!” This is an incentive program w…


Campus COVID-19 Update

July 28, 2021

As you may be aware through recent media reports, the number of COVID-19 cases in our state and region has increased dramatically over the last few weeks, primarily as a resul…


Campus Vaccine Message

July 15, 2021

Over the last several weeks, we have seen significant reductions in pandemic-related public health restrictions with the result that our lives have begun to feel more “norma…


Update to Southeastern's Face Mask/Coverings Policy

June 10, 2021

Southeastern's Face Mask/Coverings Policy has been updated to reflect the most recent Governor's Order and public health guidance. The policy can be found here and applies to…


Campus Covid-19 Update

June 01, 2021

Last week Governor John Bel Edwards revised Louisiana’s COVID-19 public health proclamation, including significant changes to the statewide mandate requiring face coverings.…


Faculty/Staff Campus COVID Update

May 07, 2021

I know that everyone joins me in anticipating the return to in-person campus operations for the upcoming Fall Semester with traditional in-person instruction, normal classroom…


Guidelines to Ease COVID-19 Restrictions

April 30, 2021

In accordance with the April 27 Executive Order of Governor John Bel Edwards, the University is updating its campus operating guidelines to ease COVID-19 restrictions.…


Campus Update - COVID-19 Protocols, Vaccine, & Fall 2021

March 22, 2021

Effective March 2, Governor Edwards modified COVID-19 restrictions for Louisiana. While the change did not significantly impact campus operations, with classroom/laboratory r…


Campus Update - Looking Ahead

March 04, 2021

Some higher education institutions have recently made optimistic announcements about returning to “fully” normal operations for the upcoming Fall Semester. As we approach…


Southeastern to Receive Limited Supply of COVID-19 Vaccine

January 19, 2021

This week, Southeastern will receive the first limited allocation of COVID-19 vaccine. Consistent with the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control, Louisiana has e…


COVID Testing Program

January 15, 2021

In order to minimize the risk of spreading COVID as campus is repopulated, Southeastern is announcing a new COVID testing program for all of campus, but specifically to help t…


Campus Update

January 15, 2021

The ongoing pandemic has made for a challenging academic year for everyone – students and faculty/staff alike. As in the Fall Semester, the overarching theme of our approac…


Message from System President

November 18, 2020

It’s hard to believe that it has been eight months since COVID-19 began to fundamentally disrupt our lives. Some days it feels like yesterday and other days it feels like it…


Employ Preventative Measures as COVID-19 Trends Higher

November 16, 2020

I regret to report the number of positive COVID-19 cases has been trending markedly higher over the last couple of weeks. This trend has been observed across our local region…


Campus Update - COVID-19

October 30, 2020

Although quite different from prior years given all of the COVID-related safety protocols that our faculty, staff and students have been asked to follow, overall the semester …


Data Now Available For COVID-19 Case Reporting

October 06, 2020

On September 28, a "Take Note" campus communication provided an update on Southeastern's positive COVID-19 cases and the process by which these data are being collected. The L…


Campus Update - COVID Cases

September 28, 2020

On September 4, a “Take Note” campus communication was sent to faculty and staff describing the anticipated timeline and process for Louisiana higher education institution…


Message from the President

September 24, 2020

Thanks to our faculty, staff and students working together in this very unusual environment, our fall semester, as unique as it is, has gotten off to a strong start and is pro…


Campus Update Stage 3 Framework

September 14, 2020

Governor Edwards announced last week that, effective September 11, Louisiana would move into Phase 3 of the White House COVID-19 guidelines for reopening. While the Governor…


Campus Update - Phase Three

September 10, 2020

Today Governor John Bel Edwards announced that, effective Friday, September 11, Louisiana will transition to Phase 3 under the White House COVID-19 Reopening guidelines. Loui…


Southeastern to Begin Reporting Number of Positive COVID-19 Cases

September 04, 2020

Southeastern, along with all other public colleges and universities in Louisiana, will begin reporting numbers of positive COVID-19 cases through the Louisiana Department of H…


Practice Safety Measures Both On And Off Campus

August 18, 2020

I am truly excited to welcome everyone back to campus for the Fall Semester. I cannot tell you how wonderful it is to see campus once again brimming with people and activity.…


Campus Update on Athletics

August 14, 2020

As recently announced, the Southland Conference, of which Southeastern is a member, will postpone league fall athletic competition to the spring.…


Protect the Pride

August 11, 2020

It is official! I can finally say, welcome home! As of 7:30 a.m. yesterday morning, we had lines of excited students and parents eager to move into the residence halls. While…