COVID-19 Information

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International Education and Services

In response to University procedures in place to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus (see, Southeast employees are working from off-campus locations. International Education & Services faculty and staff will be working and are available to serve our students' and community's needs by phone or email Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For service, please email  If you need to speak to someone, the two phone lines will be operational:
International Education and Services - +1 (573) 986-6863
International Admissions - +1 (573) 986-6895

In-person services will be available by appointment only for travel signature or Form I-20 pickup. We ask that you email requests for in-person appointments to
As we work to keep our university community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are doing our best to respond to the high number of e-mails and requests with fewer resources than usual. We thank you for your patience and apologize for the inconvenience.

In response to the COVID-19, we are making several accommodations to our international admissions process. Some of them are:

  • Students will have the option to begin their program online with the intent to come to campus to finish their degree as soon as it is possible.
    • If you’ve already submitted an application: You will be sent an email once you are admitted with instruction on how to choose this option.
    • If you have not submitted an application yet: You can choose this option in the online application by choosing the “Web Only” campus, then answering “Yes” to the question that follows about their intent to complete their program at Southeast’s Main Campus in beautiful Cape Girardeau.
  • Admission decisions can be made for first-time undergraduate and graduate applicants with unofficial transcripts and test scores. (Transfer students, however, will still be required to submit official documents.
  • We are now accepting the results of in-person tests such as GRE, GMAT, IELTS, and Duolingo.


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1025 N. Sprigg St.
Cape Girardeau, MO

International Education and Services
One University Plaza, MS2000
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701

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