* Reminder--Information Technology will never email you with a request for passwords or account confirmation. When in doubt, please contact the IT Help Desk, available 24/7, at the links provided on only University or IT website pages. Additionally, all messages regarding University network and email accounts or password issues would request that you contact Help Desk personnel at 573-651-HELP.

Computing and technology support is offered by the department of Information Technology for the instruction, research, administrative, and public service of the University. Responsibilities include administrative applications, training, consultation, custom programming, e-mail, file and printer sharing, supervision of IT computer labs, and design of the campus local area network.

Telecommunications provides telephone, voicemail, and personal computer installation/maintenance. Additional services include fiber optic and local area network installations, paging, cable TV, closed circuit camera systems, cellular service, and classroom technology equipment.

The Information Technology Department coordinates the compliance with State and Federal legislation and Southeast Missouri State University policy related to electronic and information resources. This includes security risk assessment, disaster recovery, and reporting.

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    • Office 2013 Upgrades Being Rolled Out Automatically

      In an effort to standardize software being used (and supported) across campus in offices and computer labs, users that have not already upgraded to Microsoft Office 2013 will be provided the opportunity. On an ongoing basis, users still running Office versions prior to 2013, will be prompted at login to install Office 2013.

      Click here to see an example of what the installation prompt will look like. 

      The installation process can take up to 30 minutes. If the timing is inconvenient, it can be cancelled. However, at the next login the prompt will reappear, continuing to appear until the installation is completed.
      This process is being implemented by department group. Any user currently running an older version of Office that would prefer to upgrade immediately rather than wait for this process, can contact the IT Help Desk for assistance. Any questions or concerns should be directed to the Help Desk at 573-651-HELP (4357) or helpdesk@semo.edu.

    • Free Office 365!

      Under Southeast Missouri State University's Microsoft Campus Agreement, Office 365 is available for free download to all Southeast enrolled students and current employees with active email accounts. Access is automatically removed once a student graduates or is no longer enrolled, or the employee no longer holds a University position, and the Southeast e-mail account becomes inactive. A tutorial on how to take advantage of this offer can be accessed from the IT website > Technology How-Tos > Tutorials > Campus Technology > FREE Microsoft Office 365 for PC or Mac.

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IT Help Desk

(573) 651-4357 (24 Hour Support)
Memorial Hall 107
8am - 5pm M - F
Towers Complex 108
5pm - Midnight M - F
8am - Midnight Sat & Sun

IT Office

(573) 651-2217
One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701