Non-traditional Student Organization



Nontraditional & Commuter Students Services

The following A to Z listing gives an overview of what services we offer. 

Banking Services

There is an ATM located outside the Southeast Bookstore in the University Center. Also, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., banking services are available inside the Southeast Bookstore.

Child Care

The Child Enrichment Center located off campus at 2089 Bessie Street offers day care at reasonable rates for children of Southeast students. Full-time, part-time and flex-time options available. Contact 290-5135 for more information.

Computer Labs

The Southeast computer labs are open as early as 7:30 a.m. (Dempster) and Towers is open 24 hours a day Monday through Thursday. For a complete schedule of Computer Lab hours for all campus computer labs, please visit: http://www6.semo.edu/openlab/Hours/reghours.asp.

During finals week, the computer labs maintain special hours. For a listing of these special hours, please visit: http://www6.semo.edu/openlab/Hours/finalsweekhrs.asp. The labs also are open during extended semester breaks, although with shorter hours. For a listing of computer lab hours during summer breaks, please visit: http://www6.semo.edu/openlab/Hours/summerhrs.asp. For a listing of computer lab hours during special holidays, visit: http://www6.semo.edu/openlab/Hours/holidayhrs.asp.

Family Computer Room - Kent Library, Room 247: Special arrangements are available for students with children. A Family Computer Room is offered for use and/or reservation. See any Open Computer Lab Assistant for details.  Please note: Reservations are on a first come, first serve basis.

There are also four computers available for checking email on the third floor of the University Center located next to ID Services.

: Please direct any questions or comments regarding the Open Computer Labs to the Open Computer Lab Supervisor.

Dean of Students

Please click on the following link for information about the Dean of Students office http://www.semo.edu/dean/.

Meal Plans

Students may dine at many campus locations including the University Center, Towers, Kent Library, the River Campus, or in Scully. Visit the Chartwell's office in the University Center to initiate a declining balance account using Redbucks (and earn up to a 15% bonus value!) Call 651-2569 for more information. Click on the following link for additional information about dining services http://www.semo.edu/housing/dining.htm.

Off-Campus Housing

Students who are not required to live on campus may need assistance in finding off-campus housing. A Landlord Directory, listing rental properties close to campus, is available in the Dean of Students Office. Call 986-6888 for more information.


Students can use photocopy machines are available in Kent Library on the main floor and in the reference area on the 3rd floor. There is one color copier on the 3rd floor. Copy machines accept University departmental copy cards as well as coins and bills. Large bills can be broken at the Periodicals Desk.  The Center for Student Involvement also offers copying services, they are located on the second floor of the University Center, room 204.

Preferred Parking

There are several "Commuter Preferred" parking lots on campus. Special evening permits are available as well. Call the Department of Public Safety at 651-2215 or visit the web site http://www.semo.edu/dps/ for more information.

Places to hang out

The Center for Student Involvement (University Center 204) has space where students can work, gather together, hang out, and use the resources provided by the University Center. The CSI provides many opportunities for student leaders and is open to all students. The CSI also serves as office space for several student organizations including Student Government.  Follow the link for further information http://www.semo.edu/leadership/csi.htm.

Shuttle Buses

Weekday service to the main campus consists of eight routes making designated stops along the route. The average ride between stops is 4-6 minutes. These routes are the Perimeter North Red route, the Perimeter South Green route, along with the Orange, Silver, and Gold express routes servicing the interior parts of the campus. Weekday transit service is provided from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. New to the Fall semester was the Purple route. Operating from 7:00 to 10:30 a.m. taking students from the MMTF to Parker/Scully, Dempster, and the Poly-Tech area.

Evening service is provided from 5:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. daily, and makes stops at residence halls and campus parking lots. Three routes, the Orange, Red, and Green routes operating during this time, with the Orange route halting service at 8:00 p.m., followed by the Red route stopping at 9:00 p.m. and the Green route continuing until 2:00 a.m.

Weekend shuttle service consists of the Green, Orange, and River Campus routes, with the Green route operating from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m., the Orange route operating from 2:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and the River Campus route, which operates from 1:00 p.m. to midnight.

Click on the following link for a description of services offered http://www.semo.edu/dps/description.htm.

Student Organizations

Student organizations and leadership programs at Southeast provide a wide variety of opportunities, services and experiences which are open to all students. These programs assist students in the exploration and development of their leadership abilities and their preparation to become active participants in the community. The programs offered include workshops, resources and activities that complement the curricular experience at Southeast. Involvement in the campus and local community creates an appreciation for service to others and emphasizes the importance of being a collective part of the campus community. In addition to services and programs provided directly by Campus Life & Event Services, students can join more than 130 student organizations ranging from Greek organizations to special interest groups and much more.

We invite you to explore the Student Organization and Leadership website. Should you have any questions or suggestions for program ideas, please contact the Coordinator for Leadership Development, University Center 202, 651-2280. Please check back often for new and exciting programs and updates.

Tutorial Services

Students should come to University Center room 302 OR visit the online tutor request site (linked below) to complete a tutor request form. If requesting a Learning Assistant for a class that is offered at one of the Regional Campuses, please indicate this when making the tutor request online or in person. Contacting students about their request is usually done within two (2) business days.

The tutorial request form will be used to connect a student with a trained Learning Assistant whose available time matches the studentís availability. Once a match has been made, students will be contacted via email with the contact information for the Learning Assistant.

Tutor Request Form
Online Form, Adobe PDF)

Veterans and Military Services

Veterans and Military Services information can be found on the following web site http://www.semo.edu/veterans/ Staff members are committed to providing resources, information and support to veterans, military personnel, and veteran's dependents during their time at Southeast.  For assistance, please call the Veterans' Desk at (573) 651-2263.


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