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|REGISTRATION BEGINS OCT. 3 FOR SOUTHEASTERN EIGHT-WEEK SEMESTER
HAMMOND -- Southeastern
Louisiana University is currently accepting applications for a special
eight-week compressed term scheduled to begin Thursday, Oct. 20.
More than 60 courses –
most offering three hours credit – are being offered in the special term,
which in large part was developed in response to student needs associated
with Hurricane Katrina.
Approximately 700 students
previously enrolled at Southeastern resigned from the university following
the hurricane, said Dean of Enrollment Management Steve Soutullo. In addition,
he said more than 1,200 guest students from the Greater New Orleans area
have enrolled at Southeastern and are currently taking courses in the regular
“Many of the students who
resigned from the university simply were not able to return to campus immediately
following the storm,” Soutullo said. “However, a number of those students
are now able to resume their studies. We wanted to be able to accommodate
these students, as well as a significant number of other students displaced
from other universities, to enable them to obtain some college credit for
Soutullo said the Term
II session is open to visiting students, new students and current Southeastern
Information on Term II
can be obtained by calling the Office of Records and Registration, 985-549-2062
or 1-800-222-7358, or by visiting the university web site, www.selu.edu,
where a link
to Term II courses and the application and registration process is
Students previously enrolled
in an institution affected by Hurricane Katrina who have not yet applied
for admission to Southeastern must fill out a “Guest Student Application”
by Monday, Oct. 17. Applications are available at the Office of Admissions
in room 113 of the North Campus Main Building.
New students who were not enrolled
in Katrina-affected institutions must also apply for admission by Oct.
17 and must meet Southeastern’s regular admission requirements.
Term II registration will begin
Oct. 3. Students may register for classes at the Office of Records and
Registration in room 107 of the North Campus Main Building.