Nick Jercinovic, right, unloads a futon as he and his roommates Nick Polizzi, left, and Kyle Loraine move in to Towers North as freshmen for the fall semester Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011, at Southeast Missouri State University. Classes begin Monday.
Megan Stackle, left, of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., and Chelsea Edwards of Florissant, Mo. carry items for their room to the Towers complex for the fall semester Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 at Southeast Missouri State University. (Fred Lynch)