How do I declare a
Complete a declaration of major form in the Academic Advising Center in Dempster
How do I declare a
Complete a declaration of minor form in the Academic Advising Center in Dempster
Who is my advisor?
Students seeking a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree are
assigned to the Academic Advising Center until all admission requirements to the
College have been met. Students are assigned to a faculty advisor in the
department of their major upon admission to the College. A letter is mailed to
students upon admission to the College with the name, office location, and
telephone number of the faculty advisor. Students who do not remember the name
of their advisor may check with the Advising Center or look up advisor
information at http://portal.semo.edu.
What is a
DegreeWorks is a web-based tool to help
students and advisors monitor progress toward degree completion. DegreeWorks
looks at the degree requirements of the Southeast Missouri State University
Undergraduate and Graduate BULLETINS and the coursework completed to produce an
easy-to-read audit. The audit is divided into block requirements of how courses,
taken or proposed, count toward degree requirements. Checkboxes exist within
each block to easily outline what courses and requirements are complete or
in-progress. DegreeWorks also allows students and their advisors to plan for
How do I access DegreeWorks?
What is a Degree Audit
Report (DAR)? (for students with a catalog year prior to fall 2005)
A detailed degree audit report shows all degree requirements and tracks progress towards
meeting those requirements. Advisors use the detailed degree audit report to
recommend courses for the upcoming semester. It is also the responsibility
of the student to understand the degree audit report and track their progress
towards meeting graduation requirements.
Students with a catalog year of fall 2005
or later should use DegreeWorks.
Where and when can I get a
copy of my
DAR? (for students with a catalog year prior to fall 2005)
Students with a catalog year prior to fall
2005 must request a copy of their degree audit report to the Harrison College of
Business Advising Center in Dempster Hall 123 or 573.651.5090 or
Students with a catalog year of fall 2005 or later
should use DegreeWorks.
What are the admission
requirements to the Harrison College of Business (HCB)?
Completion of all lower level core and support courses (SC105, AD101, EN140,
MG252, BL255, AC221, AC222, EC215, EC225, MA134, MA139 or MA140, and QM257) with a 'C' or better, a
minimum 2.25 overall GPA, and completion of 60 hours.
Do I have to apply for
admission to the Harrison College of Business (HCB)?
No. The HCB Advising Center evaluates student records upon completion of 60
hours and notifies admitted
students by mail. The letter sent includes the name, telephone number, and room
location of the new faculty advisor.
When can I enroll in
classes for the next semester?
Priority registration for the spring semester begins in early November.
Registration for summer begins in February and in April for the fall semester.
Students must have their alternate pin number to be able to enroll on their
priority registration date. Students should check for holds on their account
through the portal prior to their registration date, as holds such as those by
Student Financial Services can prevent schedule changes or enrollment..
How do I get my
alternate pin number?
The alternate pin number is provided during the advising appointment. Students
assigned to the Academic Advising Center who have completed 30 degree hours or
more with a minimum 2.25 overall grade point average and have previously met
with an advisor in the Academic Advising Center may submit a request for
advising in lieu of an advising appointment.
When should I schedule an
Contact the Advising Center in early February for an advising appointment for
summer and/or fall registration. Advising for the spring semester begins in
How do I enroll for
Enrollment may be done through the portal at
http://portal.semo.edu on or after your priority registration date as long
as you have obtained your alternate pin number from your assigned advisor.
Questions regarding enrollment can be directed to the Office of the Registrar in
Academic Hall 129 or (573) 651.2299.
Enrollment instructions and
priority enrollment dates are available at
How do I know if a course
You may check seat availability by course
registration system at Look Up Classes at
Where can I find a
semester calendar outlining semester breaks?
Where do I go to get a
Redhawk Card Services, 3rd Floor University Center
Where do I go to get my
Kent Library Basement
Where can I apply for a
On the web at http://portal.semo.edu.
Questions can be addressed to
the Department of Public Safety
Parking Services is
located at 1401 North Sprigg Street, in front of the Show Me Center.
Who do I contact with
questions regarding billing, financial aid, or scholarships?
Financial Services, Academic Hall 123
Where do I go to get free
assistance with math?
Math Learning Center, Johnson Hall 112
do I go for free writing assistance?
Center for Writing
Kent Library, 4th Floor
How do I get a tutor?
Learning Assistance Programs and Disability Support Services (651-CARE) on the 2nd floor of the University
Center for a listing of courses with tutoring assistance.
What are the Career
Linkages (CL001-CL004) requirements?
Career Linkages are 0 credit hours and are graduation requirements for
students who started at, or returned to, Southeast in fall 2005 or later.
Where do I go for career counseling or resume assistance or mock
Linkages in the University Center 206 or 573.651.2583 or
Contact Amanda Barton, Career Counselor, at 573.651.5093 or
firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
What is the MAPP exit exam?
The Measure of Academic Proficiency and Progress (MAPP) exit exam replaced the
California Critical Thinking Skills Test (CCTST) effective January 2010.
All students who did not complete the CCTST after completion of 75 hours by
December 2009 must take the MAPP exit exam as a graduation requirement. 0
credit hours; no fee involved; please allow 2 hours for the exam; students register through
Click here for additional information.
What is the WP003 75 Hour Writing Proficiency?
The WP003 is a graduation requirement for any bachelor's degree at Southeast.
The exam is 0 credit hours. Students must pass the WP003 for graduation.
Students enroll in
through the enrollment system after completion of 75 hours and EN140. The
exam is offered two times during the fall and spring semesters and once in the
Who do I contact to learn
about Study Abroad or international trips?
International Business Programs / MBA Office
Dempster Hall 246 651.5116
Where do I have
transcripts sent if I have taken courses from another university or college?
Southeast Missouri State University
Office of Admissions
One University Plaza MS3550
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
do I contact with additional questions?
Academic Advising Center, Dempster Hall 123
(573) 651-5090 or