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 2019 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, May 5: 2 pm – 12 am
Monday-Wednesday, May 6-8: 7:30 am - 12 am
Thursday, May 9: 7:30 am - 11 pm
Friday, May 10: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, May 11: 11 am - 6 pm
Sunday, May 12: 2 pm- 1 am
Monday-Wednesday, May 13-15: 7 am to 1 am
Thursday, May 16: 7 am - 11 pm
Friday, May 17: 7 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 13-16: 7 am - 5 pm
Friday, May 17: Normal hours of operation resume

Textbook Rental

Monday-Friday, May 13-17: 7 am - 6 pm
Saturday-Sunday, May 18-19: Closed, but the dropoff is open (avoid coming to return books during Commencement on morning of May 18)
Monday, May 20: 7 am - 6 pm (deadline to return rental textbooks without a fine)
Tuesday-Thursday, May 21-23: 7 am - 5:30 pm
Friday, May 24: 7 am - 12:30 pm (
Student accounts will be charged for any rental books not returned by 12:30 pm)



MISA Happy Hour and Super Study Session -- Join MISA, SGA, and the Omicron Nu Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., for free food, group studying, tutoring services and free test taking materials. 

  • Monday, May 6 from 5 pm - 8 pm in Tinsley Hall Lounge. Yoga session begins at 5 pm and tutoring sessions begin at 6 pm. 


Last Call Study Hall -- Join Student Support Services for snacks, studying and supplies to prepare you for finals. 

  • Wednesday-Thursday, May 8-9 in Student Union Room 2202 from 11 am - 3 pm and 6 - 9 pm


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

  • Monday, May 13 - Friday, May 17
    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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Study Break at the Pat -- Take a break and enjoy some baseball. First 200 students will receive some free goodies for finals week! 

  • Tuesday, May 7 at 6 pm at Alumni Field


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, May 13 - Thursday, May 16 from 8 am - 5 pm
    Outside Student Union Room 2303


Starbucks Finals Week Promo -- Enjoy a free shot of espresso with the purchase of any beverage at our campus Starbucks. 

  • Monday, May 13 - Thursday, May 16 from 8 am - 5 pm


Stress Less Breakfast -- Student Government Association will be providing free donuts and testing supplies.  

  • Monday, May 13 from 8 - 10 am in the Student Union Breezeway


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

  • Monday, May 13 from 9-11 am


Coffee & Donuts with UPD -- Stop by for a quick treat on your way to finals, courtesy of the University Police Department. 

  • Tuesday, May 14 from 7:30-9:30 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. Guest passes and to-go boxes are not permitted.

  • Tuesday, May 14 from 9 - 11 pm in The Mane Dish - Student Union


Lion4Life Launch Party -- Southeastern Alumni Association celebrates our graduating seniors (and newest alumni) each semester with delicious food, drinks and music. Each senior also receives a mini diploma and a gift from the Alumni Association. Event is free for graduating seniors. Guests are welcome and food will be available for purchase for guests.  

  • Thursday, May 16 from 2:30-4:30 pm at the Alumni Center
  • Register


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 Union Avenue
Schedule an appointment online or call 985-549-2242

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