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 of classes.