Health and Safety

Campus Safety and Security

Annual Report: The report, which is issued annually, contains detailed information on emergency services, safety tips, university policies and state laws, and additional support services, fire safety in on-campus housing, confidential crime reporting, and missing student notification protocol. If you would like to receive a copy, call 573.651.2215. A copy of the Crime/Fire Log may also be requested. (The Department of Public Safety is located at 1401 North Sprigg Street.) Each year Southeast also publishes the report in the Campus Safety Handbook.

Emergency Notification

The University utilizes a multi-layered toolbox for providing emergency information to faculty, staff, and student populations. For information on the University Notification System and the Emergency Response and Evacuation Procedures please visit and click on Campus Emergency Prep in the left column or call 573.651.2215

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

Substance Abuse Prevention and Education (SAPE) services are available to students, faculty and staff. A variety of educational programs, individual counseling, and prevention activities can be provided upon request. Information can be found online at or email or call 573.986.6191.

Drug-Free Workplace Statement

It is the University's intent and obligation to provide a drug-free, healthful, safe and secure work environment. The University recognizes drug and alcohol abuse as a potential health, safety and security problem. Drug & alcohol testing procedures will be established as required by law. Faculty and staff needing help in dealing with alcohol or drug problems are encouraged to use the University's Counseling and Disability Services, Alcohol/Drug and Education Services. The University’s policy on providing a drug-free work environment can be found at

Penalties for Drug Violations

Students are expected to abide by the University’s Statement of Student Rights and Code of Student Conduct (Code). Alleged violations of the Code are adjudicated in accordance with the established procedures of the judicial system. Visit

Registered Sex Offender Information

Under federal law, certain sex offenders who are already required to register in a state must provide notice of each institution of higher education in that state, at which that person is employed, carries on a vocation, or is a student. Therefore, if any individual is required to register as a sex offender in a state and indicates that he or she is employed, carries on a vocation, or is a student at Southeast Missouri State University, that information will promptly be made available to the Department of Public Safety at Southeast Missouri State University.

Outcome of Institutional Disciplinary Proceedings Against Alleged Perpetrator of a Crime of Violence or Non-forcible Sex Offense

Qualified recipients may receive a copy of the outcome by providing a written request to the Office of Student Conduct. Visit the Office of Student Conduct or call 573.651.2264.

Vaccination Policy

Southeast’s policies and recommendations on immunizations for students is available at Some health related majors may have additional requirements upon admission to the program. Students should contact their departments for any possible vaccination requirements.


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