Students Alerted to Financial Services Phone Scam

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Feb. 26, 2016 — Southeast Missouri State University has been made aware of an apparent scam in which someone is contacting students claiming to be a representative of Student Financial Services and asking them to pay an amount immediately via credit card.  The individuals are not from Southeast Missouri State University.

Please note that if you are contacted and that person is not able to give any specifics of your record OR you are suspicious of any phone call asking for money, please note that you can review your account online and/or make payment, through your secured student portal.   You can also tell the person on the phone that you will contact the office directly to verify the information.   Student Financial Services can be reached at (573) 651-2253.