Lion Intervention Network
EMERGENCIES: LINK is not designed as a mental health crisis intervention tool. If this is a critical or urgent situation dealing with a student's safety, please call Southeastern University Police IMMEDIATELY (available 24 hours) at 985-549-2222
Please note: Reports made after 5pm will be addressed the next business day. Office hours are M-Th 7:30am - 5pm and Friday 7:30am - 12:30pm.
What is LINK?
"LINK is a resource for students to use when things feel out of control. If you or someone you know (friend/student) is acting differently, worrying you with their behavior, having academic difficulties, or needs resources please fill out a LINK report. A member of OSAA will reach out to offer help and guidance."
-Kayleigh Underwood, PLPC, LINK Coordinator
Southeastern is committed to our students’ academic success and to providing the necessary
resources to enhance the potential for their success. The Lion Intervention Network
(LINK) is another way we can do just that – help students succeed. Developed to identify
students who are facing academic challenges and/or personal hardships (i.e. financial,
homelessness/displacement, loss of loved one, car accidents, non-life threatening
behaviors, etc.) that are hindering their academics, LINK can connect students with
any extra help they might need along their educational paths to success. With your help, students can receive assistance with resources such as academic advising,
personal counseling services, workshops, and campus involvement. To report, click
the "LINK Report Form" box above or visit southeastern.edu/link.
What happens when a LINK report is submitted?
For Academic Concerns
An OSAA staff member will make attempts to contact the student and recommend resources appropriate for the situation. For first and second semester freshman students, an OSAA staff member will also reach out to the Center for Student Excellence to connect with their advisor.
For Personal or Social Concerns
An OSAA staff member will make attempts to contact the student to assess the nature of the concern and connect the student to appropriate resources including Counseling, Student Accessibility Services, Tutoring, various offices on campus and/or community resources. Some referrals involve more than one resource and the Office of Student Advocacy and Accountability will work collaboratively to address complex concerns with colleagues across campus.
For Emergency Financial Assistance Concerns
An OSAA staff member will make attempts to contact the student to assess the nature of the concern and connect the student to available financial resources.
For Tuition or Fee Concerns
An OSAA staff member will forward the report to the Office of Financial Aid for review.