Practical Matters

Whether you are new to Southeastern and to the community of Hammond, or you have been
here for a while, there are a few basic things most individuals need to deal with.
We have created this section to help you organize and accomplish those tasks!


Financial Matters –

Interested in opening a bank account? Need to bring money into or out of the U.S.?
Learn the specifics of money exchange and banking on our Financial Matters page.



Health and Insurance –

All F-1 and J-1 students are required to have health insurance coverage while in the
U.S. Learn more about the Southeastern endorsed insurance plan and what to do if you
get sick. More>>


Identification –

All non-immigrants are advised to carry theirpassport and immigration documents with
them while traveling within the U.S. Because this is not practical while staying in
Hammondfor a period of time, other forms of identification can be obtained. Learn
what form of ID is acceptable and how to obtain a Louisiana Driver’s License. More>>