Welcome Week


Welcome Back Virtual 5K Fun Run

Friday, August 14 - Friday, August 21

Sponsored by REC Sports and Wellness, @slu_REC

100 random participants that submit their time for the 5K will be awarded a race t-shirt. Prizes will also be given to top 3 overall, top for each grade classification, best course design, and best costume. This race is for students only.

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SLU Cribs

Friday, August 14 - Thursday, August 27

Sponsored by University Housing and Health Center, @slu_housing

SLU Cribs is a contest for the best decorated room on campus. Residents will post a video or picture on their Instagram and tag #SLUCribs and @slu_housing to enter. All entries will be posted on the University Housing Instagram starting August 14 and students will be able to vote for their favorite room by liking their picture. Voting will end on August 27 at noon and the winner will be announced that afternoon.


Just Ask Me Tents

Monday, August 17 & Tuesday, August 18; 8 am

Tents will be located at the REC Center and Student Union. University faculty, staff, student leaders, and other volunteers can be found at the tents the first two days of school to answer the questions you may have. Maps and other resources are also provided. Masks and water will also be distributed.

Blue and You - Search and Treasure

Monday, August 17 - Thursday, August 20

Sponsored by University Police Department; @SoutheasternUPD

UPD officers will be interacting with students via social media platforms by planting "treasures" around campus for students to find. During your search, you can learn the layout of campus and various facility and office locations, as well as Southeastern history, landmarks, and school spirit. "Treasure" items will be left at various locations around campus. Once found, bring the item to UPD to collect your prize!

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It All Starts with a Virtual Handshake

Monday, August 17 - Thursday, August 20

Sponsored by Career Services, @slu_careerservices

Meet Handshake, Southeastern’s main job search and career-readying software. During Welcome Week, there will be daily Handshake t-shirt door prize drawings as well as giveaways selected from those accessing and updating their Handshake profiles each day (24-hour period). There will be a grand prize drawing from daily winners the following week with one winner receiving a Career Services gift basket full of career-related goodies


Mask Up with MISA

Monday, August 17 - Friday August 20

Sponsored by Multicultural & International Student Affairs

This year, each MISA organization participated in making several Virtual Welcome Week Commercials that are designed to promote safety amongst our SLU Lions!

The Commercials will be premiered throughout the week on @southeasternmisa, and will cover the following topics:

  • The importance of sanitizing hands, phones, etc. and how germs spread.
  • How to safely conduct social distancing interactions.
  • Tips on how to practice self care during covid.
  • The importance of wearing a mask, how they should be worn, and the most
  • beneficial types of masks to wear.


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Lion Up & Mask Up

Tuesday, August 18 @ 2 pm - Tuesday, August 25

Sponsored by SGA, @southeastern_sga; Office for Student Engagement, @southeasternose; Dr. Eric Summers, @drericsummers

Join SGA, Dr. Eric Summers and The Office for Student Engagement on the first Lion Up Tuesday of the semester by designing your very own face mask for a chance to win a prize. In order to enter the DIY mask contest, you must submit your design to sga@southeastern.edu (starting August 18 with a deadline of August 25 at 12 pm). Contest winners will be announced on August 25 on the SGA Instagram page. Be sure to follow @southeastern_sga, @southeasternose and @drericsummers for more updates.

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Find the conDUCK

Tuesday, August 18 & Wednesday, August 19; 10 am - 3 pm

Sponsored by Office of Student Advocacy and Accountability; @sluosaa

A rubber duck will be hidden somewhere on campus with one of our conduct codes attached to it. The student that finds it can then bring it to our office for a prize. We will be posting hints for where the ducks will be hidden on our social media platforms each day we participate.

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CAB Game Night

Wednesday, August 19 @ 5 pm

Sponsored by Campus Activities Board, @SoutheasternCAB

Join Campus Activities Board for Game Night | Pop Culture Edition - Virtual Kahoot Game. Top three winners will receive some CAB swag! Link for the game night will be posted on social media and anyone can join!

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UCC Virtual Open House

Wednesday, August 19 & Thursday, August 20; 1 - 3 pm

Sponsored by University Counseling Center, @SoutheasternCounselingCenter

This is an opportunity to meet our Counselors and get familiar with the services of the University Counseling Center through a virtual open house on Zoom.

New Student Trivia

Wednesday, August 19 @ 2 pm &
Thursday, August 20 @ 5 pm

Sponsored by Southeastern Admissions and Orientation, @southeasternorientation

OK new Lions - it's time to test all that knowledge you learned during your Online Orientation experience! We will be using Zoom and Kahoot to conduct two trivia sessions led by our OL team. There will be prizes for the top 3 winners of both sessions!

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