Final Focus


final focusAs the end of the semester nears, your main focus is on final exams. Final exam week is not your typical weekly class schedule. Find out when your final exams will be by viewing the Spring 2018 Final Exam Schedule. Some final exam dates and times may differ from this schedule. Check with your instructors to be sure when your exams will be administered.

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Southeastern offers many ways to assist you with final exams, including extended hours, programs to support exam prep, and activities to help manage stress.

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Sims Memorial Library

Sunday, April 29: 2 pm – 12 am
Monday-Wednesday, April 30 - May 2: 7:30 pm - 12 am
Thursday, May 3: 7:30 am - 11 pm
Friday, May 4: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, May 5: 11 am - 6 pm
Sunday, May 6: 2 pm- 1 am
Monday-Wednesday, May 7- 9: 7 am to 1 am
Thursday, May 10: 7 am to 11 pm
Friday, May 11: 7:30 am to 12:30 pm

Please note: From 11 pm - 1 am, the following departments/services are not available: Circulation (1st floor); Reserves (1st floor); Media (2nd floor); Serials (2nd floor); Study Rooms (4th floor)

Dining Services 

See updated and extended hours for our campus dining options here. 

Southeastern Bookstore

Monday-Thursday, May 7-10: 7 am - 5 pm
Friday, May 11: 7:30 am - 2 pm

Textbook Rental

Monday-Friday, May 7-11: 7 am - 6 pm
Monday, May 14: 7 a.m. - 6 pm (Last day to return rental textbooks without a fine.)
Tuesday-Thursday, May 15-17: 7 am - 5:30 pm
Friday, May 18: 7 am - 12:30 pm (
Student accounts will be charged for any rental books not returned by 12:30 pm)




Super Study Sunday -- Join the Omicron Nu Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., and the Student Government Association for free food, door prizes, advice from a guest speaker, tutoring services and campus resources.

  • Sunday, May 6 from 5 pm - 9 pm on the 2nd floor of Fayard Hall


Free Supplies -- Pick up free scantrons, blue books, pens, coffee and water, provided by Southeastern Student Government. 

  • Monday, May 7 - Friday, May 11
    8 am - 5 pm (12:30 pm on Friday)
    Office for Student Engagement - Student Union, room 2307


Freshman Advisors Available -- Center for Student Excellence advisors are available to address individual freshman student questions or concerns during regular office hours.


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Mindfulness Tent  -- Need a break to de-stress and regain focus? Student Health Center and the Counseling Center invite you to a quiet place to meditate and recharge. 

  • Monday, April 30 - Thursday, May 3 - Guided mindfulness sessions at 10 am, 1 pm, & 3:30 pm.


Free Massage Chair -- The Campus Activities Board will be providing its free massage chair outside of the office to help students relax for finals.

  • Monday, April 30 - Thusday, May 10 from 8 am - 5 pm - Student Union room 2303


Stress Less Breakfast -- Student Government Association will be providing free biscuits and scantrons in the Student Engagement Office - Sudent Union room 2307.

  • Monday, May 7 and Tuesday, May 8 from 7 am - 9 am


Cram Cart

Fuel up for finals with free energizing snacks from Southeastern Dining’s Cram Cart! Follow @southeasterndining on Instagram for locations.

Monday, May 7, 2018 from 9-11 am


Late Night Breakfast -- Relax and refuel at the Mane Dish during our finals week tradition, Late Night Breakfast. Free for meal plan holders; $6.75 for non-meal plan holders. Cub Cash and Lion's Lagniappe accepted.

  • Tuesday, May 8 from 9 p.m. - 11 p.m. in The Mane Dish - Student Union


Take Care of Yourself -- If you are feeling unwell, physically or mentally, remember that we have resources to help:

University Health Center
Student Union Annex, 303A Texas Avenue
Schedule an appointment online or call 985-549-2242

University Counseling Center
Student Union Annex, 303A Texas Avenue
Stop by the office or call 985-549-3894 to make an appointment.