Normally scheduled classes and activities at all locations will resume on Friday, January 19. Due to the recent weather closures, the deadline for making schedule adjustments (Drop/Add period) has been extended until Tuesday, January 23 at 5:00 p.m. The final fee payment deadline has been extended to Wednesday, January 24 at 5:00 p.m. Further information on any additional changes to the spring calendar will be forthcoming.


Office of the President

Southeastern Louisiana University makes fundamental contributions to develop an educated citizenry, a workforce prepared for today's knowledge-based economy, and provides a number of cultural and creative opportunities that contribute to the well-being of the region. I am proud to work alongside such dedicated faculty and staff who continue to make great things possible for our students.

Dr. John Crain
President of Southeastern Louisiana University

Quotes & Comments

"It’s all about the students." – Dr. John Crain

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  • A Message From the President
    January 03, 2018
    Welcome back! I hope everyone had a restful and enjoyable holiday break. The upcoming spring semester promises to be a busy time for our University with many important initiatives and opportunities. Below are more details for a few of these.
  • A Message From the President
    November 03, 2017
    In my prior strategic planning update, I indicated the next step would involve an environmental scanning process to identify institutional strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Additional details regarding these four "SWOT" environmental scanning elements can be found in the SWOT document.
  • A Message From the President
    September 15, 2017
    As explained in a previous campus communication, we are initiating a new cycle in the university strategic planning process. A campus report card on the results of our previous strategic plan, Vision 2017, can be found here. Although it is not practical to share information on every single accomplishment over the last five years related to the six strategic priorities included in Vision 2017, this report card covers many aspects of campus accomplishments across all divisions.

  • Budget Update
    June 19, 2017
    Following a somewhat ignominious June 8 end to the Regular Legislative Session and the associated failure to adopt a State budget, the Louisiana Legislature accomplished the necessary task this past week in a brief special session that ended on June 16, 2017.
  • Budget Update
    December 16, 2016
    The Louisiana Constitution requires the State budget be brought into balance in a timely fashion once a deficit has been recognized. As has been reported in the media, last month the State Revenue Estimating Conference concluded that the 2016 fiscal year State budget, which ended June 30, 2016, was approximately $300 million short of the revenue necessary to cover expenditures.
  • Budget Update
    July 14, 2016
    As described in my most recent campus budget updates as well as recent media reports, Southeastern suffered a frustrating and unexpected setback when the Louisiana Board of Regents modified its funding formula, resulting in a nearly $1.4 million reduction in our state funds for the new fiscal year.