August SEOH News

Orientation Programs

There are two orientation programs this month for new graduate students. Invitations to the SEOH program orientation on August 27 have been sent to all SEOH students who have confirmed their enrollment for fall 2016. Attendance is required. Questions about the SEOH orientation can be directed to the SEOH program office. New graduate students have also been invited to the Graduate School's graduate student orientation program on August 22. Attendance is not required, but SEOH students are welcome to attend. Questions regarding the Graduate School's orientation program can be directed to Ms. Lou Ann Haines in the Graduate School.

Fall 2016 Academic Term

The university’s full-term, fall semester begins August 29. SEOH program courses are offered in the university’s final, 12 week "Q" sprint term. Q-term begins September 12. The SEOH coursework will begin on the first live session date, September 24 at VOA.  When considering dates related to course registration, payment and withdrawal, it’s important to note the correct fall academic term and its associated dates.

Fall Courses

Students may web register for the fall semester through September 13, though are encouraged to register as early as possible. Please consult your plan of study to confirm which courses are needed to satisfy your individual program requirements. Any questions about your courses or plan of study may be directed to our program advisor, Lesley Sawhook, by contacting the SEOH program office.

SEOH courses offered at VOA this fall:

EDP 656, Education of Individuals with Exceptionalities
EDP 595, Inclusion & Adaptations for Mild/Moderate & Gifted Needs: Multi-Age
EDP 650A, Trends/Issues in Measurement
EDP 667, Behavioral Statistics I
EDP 651, Educational Research


The SEOH program offers a Digital Library purchase option through Pearson Education. It provides affordable and immediate access to most of the texts used in the SEOH program. Students are also welcome to purchase textbooks from other sources and in other formats. To view the required texts in the digital library, select the course and click next. Textbook information will also be available on each fall course’s syllabus (available September 12 in Canvas).


Miami University is committed to a supportive learning environment and providing the necessary resources to facilitate student success. Our Resources page provides a quick link to various services most frequently needed by SEOH students. It is also where you can quickly browse the online SEOH Student Handbook. Our handbook provides information regarding the various degree program options, course sequence, and policies that apply to SEOH program students. 

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