Southeastern CoVid-19 Communications

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 Governorâ…


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…


Welcome Home: Returning to Campus

July 29, 2020

Southeastern is your home and we are all here to welcome you back. Campus is just not the same without our Southeastern family here, and you are a vital part of that family. …


Important Fall Semester Update

July 09, 2020

The last several months have been filled with a great deal of angst and uncertainty as we have all dealt with COVID-19 in multiple aspects of our lives. The arrival of the co…


Face Mask Policy

July 06, 2020

Consistent with recommendations by public health officials and elected leaders, Southeastern has adopted a policy requiring face masks or other appropriate face coverings to b…


Ask Your Dean of Students

June 25, 2020

By reading many of your tweets and personally hearing from several you, it is apparent that you all are excited to return for the fall. Trust me, I share those same feelings! …


Campus Update from President John L Crain

June 22, 2020

Today is the target date by which most of our campus offices will resume on-campus operations during normal business hours, albeit with generally reduced staffing levels to he…


Stage Two Plans

June 08, 2020

Governor Edwards announced last week that he was moving Louisiana into Phase Two of the White House COVID-19 guidelines for reopening. While the Governor’s new Order, effec…


Phase 2 Operations

June 03, 2020

Based on current directives of state leaders and guidance from public health officials, Louisiana higher education institutions, including Southeastern, are implementing a pha…


Phase One Campus Operations

May 15, 2020

As has been the case, our paramount concern going forward is for the health and safety of all members of the campus community. I want to remind everyone that the return to c…


Video Update from President John L Crain

May 14, 2020

Dr. Crain checks in with the Southeastern family to discuss the current status of the University and plans for this summer and fall.…


Campus Message to Faculty and Staff

May 13, 2020

As I am sure you are aware, Governor Edwards announced Monday that, effective May 15, he is lifting the Stay-at-Home Order that has been in effect for some weeks. While the G…


Looking Forward from President John Crain

May 08, 2020

As we approach the end of one of the most unusual semesters, if not ever, certainly in our lifetimes, I again want to thank everyone for their diligence, determination, and cr…


Student Financial Grants Available

May 01, 2020

I am pleased to share that the University will soon distribute over $5 million in financial relief grants to students facing financial hardship as a result of the coronavirus.…


Message from Jim Henderson, ULS President

April 27, 2020

It is hard to believe that only five weeks have passed since you managed the herculean task of shifting university operations online. Most of you are only a couple of weeks aw…


SGA Elections and Virtual Student Recognition Week

April 20, 2020

Welcome back! It goes without saying—but we miss you! You are the best part of what Southeastern has to offer and it’s quite difficult not interacting with you each day. …


Thank You to Our Healthcare Heroes

April 16, 2020

People across our region, nation and world are grappling with a crisis unlike anything seen in generations. This is not a war fought in some distant field, but a healthcare b…


Grading Accommodations for Spring 2020

April 10, 2020

We’ve been at this “new normal” for a month now, and there have certainly been many changes during a short period of time. The entire community continues to amaze me at …


Mask Up and Make a Difference

April 09, 2020

Mask Up and Make a Difference, organized through a partnership between the College of Nursing and Health Sciences and the Southeastern Foundation, is a new initiative that aim…


Virtual Spring Break

April 08, 2020

Need a break? How about Spring Break – “virtual” Spring Break that is. Everyone has been working hard during this transition to remote teaching, learning and working. I…


Reminder for Faculty and Staff

April 04, 2020

Please be reminded that Louisiana is currently under a “Stay at Home” Order from Governor John Bel Edwards. This Order is intended to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and …


Summer Online Announcement

April 03, 2020

With the ongoing uncertainty regarding the coronavirus pandemic and related timing of return to more normal operations, Southeastern must move forward proactively to ensure st…


We're In This Together - Video Update

April 02, 2020

Dr. Crain checks in with the Southeastern Family amid the COVID-19 pandemic to share his wishes for your health and safety, his pride in the campus community for our resilien…


Southeastern Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

March 31, 2020

Southeastern has been made aware that one of our students who resided on campus has tested positive for COVID-19. The student resided in Taylor Hall but is believed to have …


COVID-19 Grading Accommodations from Provost Tena Golding

March 31, 2020

We continue to face unprecedented challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite these challenges, we remain strong in our commitment to ensure a successful completi…


Study Tips from Dean of Students

March 31, 2020

Now that we are in our third week of online and remote classes, I wanted to share some strategies and tips with you. I know, as does all of the administration of Southeastern,…


Commencement Update

March 26, 2020

Southeastern continues to monitor guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and the Louisiana Governor's Office related to COVID-19. Given guidance to avoid large group a…


Are We There Yet? From Provost Tena Golding

March 26, 2020

Do you feel like you are on a last minute, very long road trip with a destination that keeps changing? You left hurriedly and didn’t have time to pack? There’s been road c…


COVID-19 Update - Necessary Precations

March 23, 2020

I hope and pray that every member of the Southeastern family is safe and healthy. Unfortunately, under the current circumstances, health and safety cannot be automatically ass…


Message from the President of University of Louisiana System

March 22, 2020

On March 9, the university presidents joined me at our Baton Rouge office, as they do a half dozen times or so each year, to discuss matters of systemic interest. This particu…


Online Challenges from President John Crain

March 19, 2020

Like all of you, I am accustomed to the buzz of campus - students, faculty and staff going about their daily routines. Over the last few days, campus has become increasingly …


Ask Your Dean of Students

March 18, 2020

I have to applaud your ability to adapt and adjust on the fly. All across the country, decisions are being made that will change the trajectory of the semester for millions of…


COVID-19 Update - Facing Challenges Together

March 18, 2020

Close to mid-term in the spring semester, our campus is normally teeming with people in the early morning as students, faculty and staff go about their routines. As I made th…


Further Class Delivery and Telecommuting Info from President John Crain

March 17, 2020

As the situation continues to evolve quickly, today’s update, while consistent with past guidance, includes additional details and clarifications. Given that classes are m…


Remote Learning Information from Dean of Students

March 17, 2020

I know you all have remained on the edge of your seats in anticipation of more information regarding how the University will proceed for the rest of the semester. As you know,…


COVID-19 Update - Telecommuting Options

March 16, 2020

By now I am certain everyone is aware of the Executive Order regarding COVID-19 issued late last week by Governor John Bel Edwards enacting various emergency measures includin…


COVID-19 Update - Events & Activities

March 12, 2020

Yesterday our semester significantly changed as a number of measures affecting campus and classes were announced. I know these changes represent disruptions in our normal ope…


COVID-19 Update - Remote Classes

March 12, 2020

The health, safety and well-being of our students, faculty and staff are our paramount concern. The completion of the educational goals of our students is secondary only to th…


Current University Actions Regarding COVID-19

March 10, 2020

The health, safety and well-being of students, faculty and staff are our highest priorities. Accordingly, university officials have been coordinating with state and local hea…


COVID-19 Presentation by Dr. Robert Peltier

March 06, 2020

On Wednesday and Thursday of this week Dr. Robert Peltier, Chief Medical Officer for North Oaks Health System, presented information to faculty and staff regarding the COVID-1…


IHE Guidelines on Programs Abroad from Provost

March 04, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control issued guidance on COVID-19 to Institutes of Higher Education (IHEs) earlier this week that states, “Given the speed of spread and the number…


COVID-19 Update from President John Crain

March 03, 2020

Southeastern’s Emergency Preparedness Team has been monitoring development of the COVID-19 virus and coordinating with local healthcare agencies and government officials to …