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This edition of What's UP covers events from August 6 - August 18, 2018.

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Welcome Week

August 12 - August 18

All Campus

Hey Lions! Welcome Week has plenty of ways for you to get your semester started off with a ROAR! Click the link below to see all the excting activities for the week. 

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Move In Mania

Move In Mania

Sunday August 12, 9am - 2:30pm

Student Union Ballroom 


Come grab your keys, meet your RA and move into your new home! Interested in volunteering, click the link to sign up!

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Block Party

It's Lit! 

Friday, August 17, 6pm - 10pm

SGA Drive


Come browse student organizations, watch a Greek showcase, and grab some grub at the food truck rally! Bring cash or earn truck bucks during Welcome Week! 


Academic Notices

Fee Payment Deadline 

 Friday, August 10, 12:30pm


Students who have not paid by 12:30 p.m. will be cancelled from their classes.  Payment must be received and posted to the students account by 12:30 p.m. Students whose classes are paid with anticipated / pending aid must drop all their classes before first day of classes if they do not plan to attend.


Schedule Adjustment Dates

Sunday, August 12 - Tuesday, August 14


Students should review their schedule for classes cancelled for non-payment and for any classes removed due to low enrollment. Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes.


Upcoming Events

Late Night Rec

Dinner at the Mane Dish

Sunday, August 12, 4pm - 6pm

Mane Dish


Family and students can enjoy dinner at the Mane Dish before saying their goodbyes as students get ready to begin their life on campus as a Lion! Students and their families can take Aloha photos in the photo booth. 

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Late Night with the REC

Sunday, August 12, 7pm -9pm

Pennington Student Activity Center 


After a long day of moving in, come get to know other students with an evening of fun and games. Finish the night with Grocery Bingo to stock your room with snacks!


Shuttle Bus Shopping Trip

Monday, August 12, 10am - 12:30pm

Pride Hall


Are you all moved into University Housing and realized you forget a few essential items? Ride Southeastern’s Lion Traxx Shuttles to the Hammond Square Mall. Pickup will begin by the Housing Office in Pride Hall at 10am. 


Paint Party

Monday, August 13, 6:30pm

Lee Field


Southeastern will show its true colors at this paint party. Resident students: Meet
with your RA in the lobby before this colorful event. Commuter students: report to Lee Field. 

Did You Know?

You can begin picking up your textbooks and parking passes Monday, Aug 6!

Click the link for more tips to help you be Fall Ready! Read More>


Show your LION PRIDE! 

Tuesday, August 14, 9am -12pm

Student Union Mall


Help your Southeastern athletic teams prep their athletic facilities for the upcoming season. Students will perform a few hours of community service with players from baseball, golf, tennis, track and basketball team. Click the link to sign up!

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Food! Music! Giveaways! 

Tuesday, August 14, 5:30pm - 7pm


Parade with Southeastern Athletes, Cheerleaders, Lionettes, and Spirit of the Southland Band from North Campus to Strawberry Stadium to the official 2018-2019 athletic season celebration kickoff!

Classes start Wednesday, August 15th!

Just Ask Me

"Just Ask Me" Tents

Wednesday, August 15 & 16, 7:30am - 11am

Campus Wide


University faculty, staff, student leaders, and other volunteers will be around campus the first two days of school to answer the questions you may have. Maps and other resources are also provided.

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Blue & You, Cool Off with Cops

Wednesday & Thursday, August 15 & 16

10am - 2pm

Outside Student Union


As you hurry off to class in the heat, take a moment to grab a bottle of water, cool off and get to know a few of the members of our University Police Department.

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Viva la Vitals

Wednesday & Thursday, August 15 & 16

10:30am - 1:30pm

Student Union


Check your vitals and get information about our Campus Rec and Health Center as you kick off your semester


Get the Scoop!

Wednesday, August 15, 11am - 2pm

Student Union Quad


Stop by the Departmental Information Fair to learn about services and opportunities available on campus. Get the scoop of information and beat the heat with a snowball!



Wednesday, August 15, 3pm - 6pm

Pennington Center 


Come to the Pennington Center to preview all the programs the Rec has to offer for Fall 2018! With yard games and music, contests and prizes, the afternoon will have something fun for everyone!


CAB After Dark Luau

Wednesday, August 15, 7pm 

Student Union Park


Join the CAB late night luau to celebrate the start of the new school year. The Campus Activities Board brings you fun activities including live polynesian paradise dancers, games, and food.

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CAB City Sampler

Thursday, August 16, 10am - 2pm

Student Union Mall


Area businesses will be giving away free food, giveaways, and coupons. If you are new to the Hammond area, just want to find out what all the great businesses have to offer, or just like free stuff, this is your event.

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Survive the Drive 

Saturday, August 18, 2pm -6pm 

Pennington Center 


Come learn about healthy choices and alcohol prevention in a fun, interactive way. Life Maze! Inflatables! Obstacle Course! Free Food! Music! Free Giveaways! What more could you want. Click the link to register  

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