The campus of Southeast Missouri State University has long been noted for its rolling
terraces and quiet beauty set in the atmosphere of a small city and for its safe and
secure environment. In fact, if you look at the annual report which outlines University crime statistics, you'll find that Southeast is one of the safest college campuses in the United States.
Although students, faculty, staff and visitors to our campus who use good judgment
rarely experience a safety issue on campus, Southeast does provide several programs
to ensure safety.
In our residence halls, we have implemented several security measures to ensure that
students living on campus have a secure environment.
The University places a high priority on communicating emergency information to the
students, faculty and staff. The avenues of communication include various Web resources,
on-campus telecommunications systems and regional television and radio outlets.
The campus of Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau is seldom closed
due to inclement weather. With numerous students residing in residence halls, on campus
and in apartments and rental units close to campus, there is always a large contingent
of students who can access the classrooms and buildings. However, there have been
times when hazardous ice conditions or heavy snow have necessitated the delay or canceling