Fall 2020 101

Welcome, Lions!

We look forward to welcoming you back to Southeastern as the Fall 2020 semester starts on Monday, Aug. 17. Many of our departments have extended hours at the beginning of the semester for your convenience.

  • See below for helpful information to start your new semester at Southeastern.
  • Click here for a list of contact information for all departments.
  • Fall 20 Checklist

 Welcome Week

Welcome Week

Join us for a special virtual Southeastern Welcome Week experience starting on Aug. 14! Welcome Week provides new and returning Southeastern students with various programming and information to assist them in making Southeastern their home away from home. See the full schedule at southeastern.edu/welcomeweek

Dining Services

Regular hours for all Campus Dining begin on Monday, Aug. 17. Click here for hours of operation for our dining facilities for the Fall 2020 semester. Save to your phone for easy access! 

Need to grab a bite before the first day of classes? Hours of operation for pre-semester available here. Meal plans start Saturday, Aug. 15!

 Student Union

Student Union

The Fall 2020 hours of operation for the Student Union are listed below.

Monday-Thursday: 7 am - Midnight
Friday: 7 am - 2 pm
Saturday: Mane Dish open 10:30 am - 6 pm
Sunday: 3 pm - 7 pm; Mane Dish open 10:30 am - 7 pm


University Bookstore

Student Union
(985) 549-5393

It's the place to shop for Southeastern apparel and merchandise, books, school supplies, snacks, and much more! The Bookstore has extended hours at the beginning of the semester:

Saturday, Aug. 15 - Sunday, Aug. 16: 10 am - 3 pm
Monday, Aug. 17 - Thursday, Aug. 20: 7 am - 6 pm

 Textbook Rental

Textbook Rental

North Campus, Building F
(985) 549-3780

In an effort to keep students safe and reduce contact between individuals, Textbook Rental is offering drive-thru rental textbook pickup for the Fall 2020 semester. Students should schedule their pickup date and time online.  Textbook Rental will be open for pickup during the following hours: 

Monday, Aug. 10 - Friday, Aug. 14: 7 am - 7 pm 
Saturday, Aug. 15 - Sunday, Aug. 16: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Textbook Rental will return to normal hours August 17 - August 21:
Monday - Thursday: 7 am - 5 pm
Friday: 7 am - 12:30 pm

Students living on campus will receive their rental books upon housing check-in and will not need to schedule a pickup date/time. Students registered for 100% online courses will have the option of picking up rental books or having them shipped at no charge and will receive an email to make their pickup/delivery selection. Learn more >

 Campus Card Operations

Campus Card Operations

North Campus Financial Aid Building, Room 133
(985) 549-3990

Campus Card Operations office is currently issuing cards to new students at the University Center, and replacement IDs for returning students at the CCO office. You can learn more about the ID distribution process here (click on Southeastern ID). A government issued photo ID is required to pick up your ID. 

The Campus Card Operations office will be open extended hours:
Monday, Aug. 17 - Thursday, Aug. 20: 7 am - 6 pm

To add money to your Lion's Lagniappe account, you can bring cash, check or money order to the Controller's Office.You may also add Lion's Lagniappe to your account through LEONET or with a credit card using GET, the online management system for Lion's Lagniappe and other services. Click here to access GET. 



Pride Hall, 1301 SGA Drive

Students can use the  Office Appointment Request to schedule an appointment to come in and pick up their 20-2021 hangtag. To get your parking hangtag, first you need to register for your parking decal on LEONET. For directions, click here


University Housing

Pride Hall
(985) 549-2118

For detailed information about our Housing guidelines for the Fall 2020 semester please visit the Housing website to read the Fall 2020 Housing FAQs.

As you get settled into your home, you can call Housing with any questions. Maintenance requests may be submitted online. Don't forget to check out your Residence Hall Association to get involved!


Sims Memorial Library

(985) 549-3860

The regular hours for Sims Memorial Library for the Fall 2020 semester are: 

  • Sunday: 2 pm - 11 pm
  • Monday - Thursday: 7:30 am - 11 pm
  • Friday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Saturday - Closed
  • See exceptions to this schedule.

 Get Involved

Get Involved

Student Organizations at Southeastern are an integral part of campus life and one of the best opportunities for students to learn outside of the classroom. With more than 125 student organizations, there's something for everyone! Check out all the fun put on by your Campus Activities Board as well!

 Safe Campus

Campus Safety

Southeastern uses an emergency alert messaging system in the case of an emergency. All student, faculty and staff email accounts are preregistered with the system, but you must sign up to receive emergency alert text messages and voice calls on your cell phone. Sign up now.

Southeastern's free Safe Campus app can be accessed by using your smart phone or device to visit southeastern.edu/safecampusapp. Be sure to save the app to your home screen for easy access. The app can direct dial the University Police Department from its home screen and provides simple instructions and recommendations for actions to take in the event of an on-campus emergency.  

Visit our Safe Campus site for information and resources on topics related to student safety. General campus safety, hazing,  and mental health are just a few of the topics covered.


Other Useful Links

Health Center

Counseling Center

Student Affairs

The Rec

Office of Veterans Affairs

Contact Information for all Departments


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What's Up @ Southeastern

Check out our student events newsletter What's Up @ Southeastern to stay up to date on Southeastern activities. 

Thursday, August 13, 2020 
by: Ashley Richardson