Consumer Information

Consumer Information

The following represents information on the institution, financial assistance, scholarship
fraud, graduation rates, athletic participation, campus security, student rights and
responsibilities, and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act at Southeastern
Louisiana University. 

In accordance with the federal regulations set forth by The Higher Education Act of
1965, as amended, below is a summary of consumer information that must be made available
to all students at Southeastern. Each topic gives a brief description of information
that must be disclosed and explains how it can be obtained. If you need assistance
obtaining information listed or you would like a paper copy, contact:

Office of Financial Aid
North Campus Main Building
900A West University Ave
SLU Box 10768
Hammond, LA 70402

Institutional Information

Accreditation Information

Southeastern Louisiana University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Southeastern is
a Level V institution.

Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at
1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions
about the accreditation of Southeastern Louisiana University.

More information on Specialized Accreditation.

Copyright Infringement Policies

Information regarding the university’s policy on copyrighted materials, including peer-to-peer file sharing.

Cost of Attendance

For tuition and fee charges, please contact the Controller’s Office:
Controller’s Office
North Campus Main Annex Building
900A West University Ave
SLU Box 10720
Hammond, LA 70402

Phone: (985) 549-2068
Tuition and Fee Information

For estimated cost of attendance, including tuition and fees, books and supplies,
room and board, and personal/miscellaneous expenses contact:
Office of Financial Aid
North Campus Main Building
900A West University Ave
SLU Box 10768
Hammond, LA 70402
Phone: (985) 549-2244
Cost of Attendance

Description of Academic Programs

For a listing of all academic programs, academic departments, faculty by department,
and curricula information, visit the University Catalog.

Additional information on the University’s academic programs, degree offerings, and
plans for future programs is available from the various schools/colleges and admitting
offices. Click here for comprehensive academic information

University Calendar

For important dates and deadlines for each semester, including tuition payment deadlines,
deadlines to drop a class, and resignation deadlines, view the University Academic Calendar and visit the website for the Office of the Registrar

Distance Education

Information regarding the university’s policy on distance education can be found here.

Facilities & Services for Disabled Students

For information on facilities and services for disabled students contact:
Student Accessibility Services
War Memorial Student Union 1304
SLU Box 10496 
Hammond, LA 70402
Phone: (985) 549-2247
Student Accessibility Services

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Information regarding the university’s policy on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) can be found here. In addition, you can also view information on privacy on the Office of the Registrar‘s webpage.

Instructional Facilities and Labs

Information on the University’s instructional facilities and laboratories is available
from the various schools/colleges and admitting offices. View information on library services at the University.

Instructional Personnel

Information on the University’s faculty and staff personnel is available from various
schools/colleges. Visit the Southeastern Directory for more information. 

Refund Policy

The university has a tuition refund policy that stipulates the amount of tuition and
fees that are refunded to a student who withdraws from classes during a semester.
The policy is published in the University Catalog.

Resignation Policy

The federal government mandates that students who withdraw from all classes may only
keep the financial aid (federal Title IV grant and loan assistance) they have earned
up to the time of withdrawal. Funds that were disbursed in excess of the earned amount
must be returned by the University and/or the student to the federal government. 

Students receiving federal student aid should be aware that U.S. Department of Education
regulations govern the refund and repayment of federal student aid when a student
withdraws before completion of the semester for which federal student aid has been

View the resignation policy here or contact the Office of Financial Aid.

Student Activities

Campus Life at Southeastern offers over 130 student organizations, hundreds of student activities and events, Division
I athletics and a student centered campus. View information on Campus Life at the university.

Student Body Diversity

Southeastern Louisiana University believes in a rich educational experience for all
students through the infusion of cultural competency, sensitivity, and attentiveness.
Diversity and social justice are essential components of an inclusive campus community.
Southeastern ensures equal opportunity and support for our students. View information
on Diversity and Inclusion at the University.

Student Body Diversity Data

Textbook Rental Policy

At Southeastern, students RENT their textbooks instead of having to buy them! Textbook Rental provides Southeastern
students an economical alternative to purchasing textbooks. You can expect to save
hundreds of dollars each semester on textbook costs alone! View information on Textbook Rentals at the university.

Transfer Credit Policy

Information on the University’s evaluation of transfer credit can be found here.

Withdrawal Procedures

A student may voluntarily resign from the University beginning with the first day
of class through the deadlines indicated by the schedule provided through the Office
of the Registrar. Deadlines and instructions for withdrawing can be found in the Resignation Procedures.  The Withdrawal and Resignation Policy can be found in the University catalog. 

Gainful Employment Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information
for any financial aid eligible program that prepares students for gainful employment
in a recognized occupation.

A gainful employment disclosure includes the following information:

  • Cost of the program including tuition, fees, books, and supplies
  • Median loan debt incurred by students who have completed the program
  • Normal time to completion and normal time to completion rates
  • Job placement rate for students completing the program


Current Disclosures

Business Administration – PBC

Family Nurse Practitioner – PMC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – PMC

Sustainability – PBC

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

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Information about Financial Assistance

Federal, State, & Institutional Financial Aid Programs

The University offers several federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs.
A complete list of these programs can be found at the following links:

Types of Aid

How to Apply for Aid

Financial Aid Eligibility

How Aid is Awarded

Rights and Responsibilities of Aid Recipients

Office of Financial Aid Statement of Ethics

The staff in the Office of Financial Aid at Southeastern Louisiana University is now
and has always been committed to upholding the highest level of ethical and professional
standards. Such standards are evidenced in all practices and policies established
in the Office of Financial Aid and governed by various codes of ethics including,
but not limited to, the Code of Ethics for Public Employees and the National Association
of Student Financial Aid Administrator’s Statement of Ethical Practices.

Furthermore, Financial Aid staff members refrain from participation in any activities
that may directly or indirectly result in a monetary benefit to the employee. Southeastern
does not promote or support a “Preferred Lenders List”; however, it does provide educational
opportunities for students and parents to obtain important information from lenders
necessary in making well-informed decisions.

Financial Aid for Study Abroad

Students enrolled in an approved Southeastern Study Abroad program may apply for federal
financial aid and other aid programs through the Southeastern Office of Financial

Financial Aid & Scholarships for Study Abroad

Scholarship Fraud

The College Scholarship Fraud Prevention Act of 2000 was passed to protect against
fraud in student financial aid by establishing stricter sentencing guidelines for
criminal financial aid fraud. According to the Federal Trade Commission, perpetrators
of financial aid fraud often use the following lines to sell their scholarship services;
students should avoid any scholarship service or website that says the following:

  • “This scholarship is guaranteed or your money back.”
  • “You can’t get this information anywhere else.”
  • “I just need your credit card or bank account number to hold this scholarship.”
  • “We’ll do all the work.”
  • “This scholarship will cost some money.”
  • “You’ve been selected by a ‘national foundation’ to receive a scholarship” or “You’re
    a finalist” in a contest you never entered.

The U.S. Department of Education notes that there is no need to any student to pay
for college preparation or financial aid advice. High school counselors, college financial
aid administrators and the Federal Student Aid Information Center all provide help
for free. Visit for information on avoiding student aid scams

If you believe you’ve been the victim of scholarship fraud, wish to file a complaint,
or want more information, call 1 (877) FTC-HELP or visit the Federal Trade Commission webpage.

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Student Outcomes

Graduation and Retention Rates

Information regarding the university’s Retention, Progression, and Graduation can be found here.

Graduation and Retention Rates for Student Athletes

This must be provided to student-athletes, their parents, high school coaches, and
guidance counselors when an athletically related student aid offer is made. The NCAA
provides this information directly to high schools. Graduation and Retention Rates
for Student Athletes information can be obtained by visiting the Athletic Department
located at:

Southeastern Athletics
Dugas Center for Southeastern Athletics
800 Galloway Drive
SLU Box 10309
Hammond, LA 70402

Employment for Graduates

Available information about job placement rates and the types of employment obtained
by Southeastern graduates may be obtained from the Office of Career Services and the various schools/colleges and admitting offices pages.

Graduate and Professional Education for Graduates

Available information about the types of graduate and professional schools in which
Southeastern graduates enroll may be obtained from the Office of Career Services and the various schools/colleges and admitting offices pages.

Athletic Program Participation and Financial Support Data

As part of The Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act, information on annual participation
rates and financing of men’s and women’s sports in intercollegiate athletic programs
is available by request to students and the general public. Athletic Program Participation
and Financial Support information can be obtained by visiting the Athletic Department
located at:

Southeastern Athletics
Dugas Center for Southeastern Athletics
800 Galloway Drive
SLU Box 10309
Hammond, LA 70402

Athletic compliance information can be found here.

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Health and Safety

Annual Security & Safety Reports

The University is committed to your security and safety. Please visit the University Police Department website for our annual reports. 

Reports include:

  • Daily crime and fire log
  • Crime statistics
  • Annual security and fire report

Vaccination Policy

Information regarding the university’s policies and information about immunizations
can be found on the University Health Center website or by visiting them at:

University Health Center
War Memorial Student Union Annex
303A Union Avenue
SLU Box 10734
Hammond, LA 70402
(985) 549-2242
Appointments are available weekly.
Make an Appointment

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention

Under the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988 and the Drug Free Schools and Campuses Act
of 1989, the Southeastern is required to have an alcohol and other drug policy outlining
prevention, education and intervention efforts and consequences for policy violations.
Southeastern is committed to providing a safe, healthy learning community for all
its members. View the university’s policies on drugs. Additional information and resources can also be found on the Safe Campus webpage
for Drugs & Alcohol or the University Alcohol Policy

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Compliance and Southeastern Disclosures

Equal Opportunity

Southeastern Louisiana University’s statement is found on the Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan webpage

Additional information regarding the University’s policy on Discrimination and Harassment and how to resolve complaints can be found here.

University Disclosures

Information regarding the university’s policies and disclosures developed in compliance
and accord with the regulatory requirements, specifically those associate with Title
IV can be found on the University Disclosure webpage.

Student Handbook

Southeastern Louisiana University’s Student Handbook can be found here.

Employee Handbooks

Southeastern Louisiana University’s Employee Handbooks can be found here.

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Please note: Because of the nature of federal, state, and institutional guidelines
affecting financial aid programs, the information contained in this website is subject
to change.